Maps and Routes


  • A large range of bike routes are listed on the the Bikely website.  Choose your region, descriptor (e.g. Safe, Recreational) and preferred distance, to see what other riders are recommending.
  • Online bike path maps:
  1. OpenStreetMap (Click on the Layers icon and select CycleMap).  Bicycle Network Tasmania now has a group of volunteers ready to add any updates to OpenStreetMap that you think are required.  Drop a line to Graham at
  2. Cycle Map Australia.  Based on OpenStreetMap, this contains additional recommended bike routes and information.
  • Mass rider-sourced maps show popular routes based on riders' actual recorded usage:
  1. Strava heat map   
  2. RiderLog heat map     (Tassie data will be available in future, once sufficient data has been collected, click here to find out more)


Rides with descriptions:



  • Richard Dorsett's 2017 ride from Launceston to HobartLibby.jpg
  • Giro Tasmania  If you have at least three weeks to spend in Tassie then have a look at our detailed guide to the Giro Tasmania which is an independent cycling tour right around the state, taking in many of Tasmania's highlights. This tour is nearly entirely on sealed roads and we list both the camping and cheapest non-camping accommodation options.
  • Quicker Giro Tasmania Here is a trip report of a two week alternative circumnavigation of Tasmania by Andrew Heard.
  • Tony's Trips Here is a personal account of a 22 day circumnavigation by Tony Watton.
  • Self Guided Cycle Touring in Tasmania from (PDF)
  • The Tasmanian Trail offers a unique and exciting opportunity to experience some of Tasmania's most beautiful landscapes that are beyond the popular tourist trails. winding its between Devonport in the State's north and Dover in the south.
  • TailoredTasmania has a good selection of links for visitors who like riding.
  • Tassie Trails A site dedicated to helping people find out more about Tasmania's mountain and road biking opportunities
  • Cycle Traveller's take on some Tasmanian rides.
  • Where to Ride : Tasmania (Book) "Guiding you through 45 rides Where to Ride Tasmania features accurate mapping, altitude profiles, point by point ride logs and a range of ride difficulties from one to five star ratings.


North and NorthWestern Tasmania



Southern Tasmania




The best maps (without carrying heaps of 1:100,000 versions) are the 1:250,00 scale.   Four of these will cover Tasmania: North East, South East, South West and North West.  In Hobart, they are available at
  • Service Tasmania, 134 Macquarie St, and
  • Tasmanian Map Centre, 110 Elizabeth St.


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