What to do

The Fernleigh Track!

What to do in Newcastle when it has 3 great bike hire locations

  1. The Fernleigh Track shared pathway along an old railway line. Start at Kotara.  10/150 Park Ave, Kotara NSW 2289
  2. Warners bay. At The foreshore Park opposite the shops. The bike path is right there so start exploring Lake Macquarie by bike.
  3. Swansea Heads/Channel. Right on the beautiful Swansea Bike path. Located just inside the Swansea Lakeside Holiday Park


Free Helmets and Bike locks nearby the station

Things to do in Newcastle – on a bike.  The Fernleigh Track starts at Kotara, where the bike station is ready to go every day.

Get up close and personal to nature and the environment, plus it’s a fun healthy way to spend time with loved ones

The Fernleigh Track is an attractive and popular cycling path, created along the route of a former rail corridor in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.

It provides a lovely safe bike path through a bushland setting with links along the way to adjoining residential communities. The track is a popular facility, used for both localised commuting and recreational purposes.

The 15km shared pathway from Adamstown/ Kotara to Belmont is fantastic for cycling.

  • Provides a peaceful and scenic cycling track, through beautiful bushland and wetland areas
  • It has easy grades for people of all fitness levels
  • The Fernleigh Tunnel is the connection point between Lake Macquarie and Newcastle and it even appears in a few television commercials

Former stations and heritage railway relics are visible from the Track.