Rose Bay Cycleway opens, improving safety on New South Head Road

A new 2.4km cycleway will improve safety along New South Head Road in Rose Bay, ensuring the iconic Rose Bay Promenade is accessible for all to enjoy.

Located between William Street, Double Bay and Norwich Road, Rose Bay, the Rose Bay Cycleway provides a safe solution for cyclists and pedestrians using this busy thoroughfare and enhances transport options along the area’s only direct connection to the city.

The Cycleway incorporates separate spaces for pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles along the iconic Rose Bay Promenade, through a design that balances the needs of all road users, having incorporated extensive community feedback and concerns around safety.

Find out more about the cycleway


The eastern suburbs is one of the most beautiful areas of Sydney with breathtaking harbour and ocean views and some of the best beaches in the world. It is definitely an area worth exploring and what better way to do this than on a bicycle?

There are five rides, graded for varying levels of experience and fitness.

  1. Bondi Beach to Rose Bay
    - Easy, recreational / family, 11km
  2. Paddington to Darling Point
    - Easy, recreational / family, 7km
  3. Centennial Park to Bronte
    - Easy, recreational / family, 11km
  4. Grand Tour of Sydney's East
    - Moderate, recreational / fitness, 32km
  5. Sydney Olympics Road Circuit
    - Moderate / hard, fitness / sport riders, 17km

For more information, download the Cycling in Waverley and Woollahra cycle map(PDF, 2MB) .