Welcome to Ride Cairns

Cairns mountain bike trails are a priority for recreational riders around the world after seeing the Rumble in the Jungle action of the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in the Smithfield rainforest.

Mountain bike riders wanting a tropical adventure have given Cairns the thumbs up as the entry point for a diverse region where they can ride trails exploring the rainforest, mountains, beaches and accessible outback.

More than 700km of documented trails take in the two mountain biking hubs of Smithfield Regional Park in Cairns and Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park on the Atherton Tablelands as well as an array of trails around Mareeba, Port Douglas and Daintree, and the Cassowary Coast.

The spectacular Cairns & Great Barrier Reef region is the only place where you can go mountain biking through World Heritage-listed rainforest, tackle trails designed to challenge world champions or peddle leisurely along the edge of the waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

This world-class mountain biking destination is the home of the 2014 and 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Cups and the 2017 UCI World Mountain Bike and Trials Championships which use the exciting downhill and cross-country trails at Smithfield Regional Park, only a 20 minute drive from Cairns international airport.

The world’s oldest, toughest and most adventurous race, the Crocodile Trophy, and the iconic RRR Mountain Bike Challenge are held in the Cairns region each year.

Recreational mountain bikers and families also will discover trails to match their ability, with the purpose-built mountain bike parks and forest trails offering a range of trail options.

Cairns & Great Barrier Reef has five unique mountain biking regions to explore.

- Cairns / Smithfield Trails

- Atherton Tablelands trails

- Mareeba trails

- Port Douglas / Daintree Trails

- Cassowary Coast Trails

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Tuesday night air-time with Evan Winton - Evan very bravely stepped up and absolutely SENT the big booter this afternoon for the first time. Part 3 of our mini series (you saw Courtney Atkinson talk about the iconic RRR MTB Challenge in Part 1) will have some very gnarly style and air in a special rainforest venue, with a view!! In the mean time keep an eye out for Part 2, coming soon!

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Evan Winton blasting down a section of the old Nationals DH Course, which has undergone some recent work (thanks to Evan) to bring it back to life! Fast, all-rider and all-bike friendly, and super fun!! Some sneaky lines and gaps to be tackled for the brave at heart!! #ridecairns Cairns Mountain Bike Club Mareeba Mountain Goats Inc Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park Cassowary Coast Multisport Club Inc - CCMC Avantiplus Cairns Bicycle Centre Cairns Bicycle Central Cairns CAIRNS BICYCLE WORKS Discovery Cycles Edge Cycleworks Northern Bikes Pump N Pedals PD Bike Works Trinity Cycle Works, Australia Explore Tropical North Queensland Flow Mountain Bike ... See MoreSee Less

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The first of an exciting 3-part series is now live!

Watch the highlights from the 25th Anniversary of the RRR MTB Challenge // Cairns Airport Adventure Festival.
This is the longest running "point to point" race in Australia & this video gives you every reason to believe how truly iconic it is. Check out Courtney Atkinson as he is tested in the 70km race while exploring the trails of TNQ

Secure your spot on the 2016 start line -> bit.ly/1KqzGIu

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Professional triathlete & dual Olympian Courtney Atkinson tackles the RRR MTB Challenge while riding the trails and exploring Tropical North...

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