Routes and Prices

Around the Bay Family Ride

Around the Bay Family Ride

Ride features

Starting and finishing at Albert Park, riders can complete up to three laps around the lake and enjoy the pristine roads completely closed and car free. The route will include kids activities and entertainment along the way for the whole family to enjoy! 

The 17km route is an achievable distance for all abilities and the perfect day out for the whole family to enjoy. Plus, kids 14 and under ride free! 

Key details
  • Distance: 17km
  • Elevation: 20m
  • Departing: 08:45am, Albert Park
  • Min. avg pace: 6km/h – ish!
  • Estimated ride time: 1:15h (riding at 15km/h) – 4h (riding at 6km/h)

Strava route map

Enter now

A GPX file of the route can be downloaded via the full route map above.

Family Ride Around the Bay - Route Map
  1. Family Ride Rest Area (3.6km, 8.9km, 14.2km)
  • Time open: 8:45am – 12:30pm
  • Location: Swan Picnic Area
  • Nutrition & Hydration: Water, fruit, lollies & assorted treats


  • Kids rest stop packed full of entertainment (and snacks) to pass through on each lap – from face painters to BMX bike displays, you’ll notice something new on every lap. 
  • Collect passport stickers on each lap for your chance to go into the draw to win some amazing prizes. 
  • This route is exclusive to the family ride, so there’s no need to worry about merging with other riders along the way.
  • Celebrate back at the event village festival with friends and family as you cross the finish line to collect your Family Ride finishers medal! 
  • Check out the Kids Zone in the event village after your ride, with plenty of activities and feel-good vibes to keep you entertained throughout the afternoon. 

What’s included?

Medical support icon
Medical & mechanical
Rest stops icon
Rest stops
Nutrition and hydration icon
Nutrition & hydration
Traffic management icon
Fully closed roads
Training plans icon
Dedicated training plan
Finishers medal icon
Finishers medal
Memories icon
Life long memories
Cycling jersey icon
Free event jersey*

* Only included with paid entries before Sunday 2 June 2024. Not included with free kids tickets.

Around the Bay Family ride

Prices | 6 October 2024

Early Bird

Until Sunday 4th August, 11pm

10% off
Kids (14 and under)
Enter Now

Please note:

*The bonus jersey (available with entries before 2 June 2024) is not included with the Family Ride or 50km free kids tickets, however, all riders must still register to participate.
**The early bird jersey is a classic fitting jersey designed for comfort. Please check your jersey size on our men’s classic jersey sizing chart or women’s classic jersey sizing chart before registering to ensure it's the right fit.

Terms and conditions apply

Not the ride you're looking for?

Other routes

Sign up to United Energy Around the Bay by 4 Aug to beat the price rise!

Enter now

Become our friend

Find out more about Bicycle Network and support us in making it easier for people to ride bikes.

Become our friend - Footer