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Major mountain bike trail opens in Tasmania
The $3.2 million St Helens Mountain Bike Trail has today opened in Tasmania. Comprising 110km and situated in the area of Bay of Fires and St Helens, this trail adds a significant experience to Tasmania’s world-renowned mountain bike track network.
The Tasmanian Government understands the potential of mountain bike tourism as an important part of growing our visitor economy, contributing $1 million to this project through the Tasmanian Cycling Tourism Fund.
The St Helens Mountain Bike Trail adds to Tasmania’s reputation as a major destination for this selective and high-yielding market segment.
Trails in Derby and Maydena have had a significant impact on the local economies, and St Helens is well-positioned to accommodate the needs of visitors either seeking adrenaline rides or a fun activity as part of the beach-side family holiday.
The Tasmanian Government’s $6 million Tasmanian Cycle Tourism Fund supports the Tasmanian Cycle Tourism Strategy, a key element in growing their visitor economy.
23rd September 2019 - NSW councils collaborate to develop new experience trails
11th September 2019 - Orange City Council welcomes Mountain bike trails proposal
18th July 2019 - Kauri dieback fears sees closure of Bay of Islands walking trails
2nd April 2019 - Conference explores development of sustainable trails
16th October 2018 - Work commences on new Tasmanian bike trails
28th March 2018 - New boardwalk expands Tallebudgera nature trails
8th March 2018 - Latest stages of Adelaide’s City Dirt Trails complete
5th June 2017 - Volunteers hit the trails in Dunedin
22nd May 2017 - Trails blueprint paves way to revitalise regional towns
17th May 2017 - New Trails website launched in South Australia
10th February 2017 - Nerang Mountain Biking Trails opened ahead of Commonwealth Games
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