Know Before You Go
Before you ride
From when to come and where to stay, we've put together some top tips to help you plan your next mountain bike trip to Rockhampton.
when to go
Rockhampton’s climate makes it one of the best destinations to enjoy rides in those cooler months with over 300 days of sunshine a year, allowing our trails to remain open all year round. June through to August offer peak rides, perfect for those looking to escape the winter down south.
What does it cost?
First Turkey Mountain Bike Park and the Mount Morgan Trails are free of charge, allowing you to explore Rocky’s ranges for free all year round.
Where to stay
There is a range of great accommodation throughout Rockhampton for those eager to take on First Turkey Mountain Bike Park. For accommodation closest to the park, check out your options on the north side of town. If you'd prefer to stay amongst cafes, restaurants and bars, choose something through the Rockhampton Riverside Precinct and CBD. If you're looking to get stuck into Mount Morgan's Mountain Bike Trails, choose from a number of great caravan parks and pub accommodation in the heart of town.
For those looking to hire mountain bike gear when they are visiting, Giant Rockhampton is the place to go. Offering high quality mountain bike equipment from footwear right through to tyres, they have you covered. They can also service your bike to ensure you have the best ride while visiting.
123 Musgrave Street, Rockhampton
Open Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm and Saturday 9am - 1pm
0087 164 025
kids and beginners
While First Turkey Mountain Bike Park and the Mount Morgan Mountain Bike Trails offer green trails, it's important to always remember to ride within your skill level. First Turkey has a variety of easier green level trails, great for those just starting out before progressing to the Mount Morgan Mountain Bike Trails.