La Perouse loop

CBD to La Perouse loop
Ride to historic La Perouse and back. We travel from the start at Observatory Park around the Opera House, through the Botannical Gardens, up the Burke St cycleway, through to Maroubra beach then around Long Bay to La Perouse and Bare Island.
On the way back via Port Botany, Kingsford and Kensington, Moore Park, Macquarie Street and the Cahill Expressway bike path back to Observatory Park.

Places for breaks

Possible coffee at Boy Charlton pool, if not open then cafe on Burke Street. Then Maroubra beach if required and lunch at La Perouse.
Total ride 42km.


We start at Observatory Pk. at 10:00, Alternate start at Naremburn shops at 9:30.
If anybody is using the ferrys, we can meet at Circular Quay 10:05.


We go through the Botanical Gardens where we are obliged to walk or maybe scoot for some 200 metres. There are also some awkward stone steps to negotiate in the Domain or alternatively a lift is available if desired a bit further on. Some busy urban streets are a feature of this ride.

PS: For a cycle map choose “OpenCycleMap topo” on the map below top right corner.

Click here to download the GPX file.