I decided to retire the old list I had published for years. The Google map below shows the best motorcycle roads for the region. This sort of thing was not available when I first compiled a list of good roads for a Sunday ride so I had separate articles with small maps scanned from paper and instructions how to get to places – all obsolete now. 

However there is an archive of older posts in the section called The Vault with photos of most of the roads on this map (expand it to full screen to see list of names).  


  1. Im glad I found this as I was hoping to ride around up north in the nead future. Cheers

  2. Chris and Chrissy Harris

    Hi we have just moved down to the gold coast from Mackay . We are looking for any groups that do regular rides at least every 2 weeks. Or give a few suggestions off good places to go for a ride thanks

  3. Hi Chris and Chrissy, you are going to love riding all the roads of the gold coast hinterland and over the border, it is the best riding in the country.

    There is an excellent riding club called Motorcycle Enthusiasts Club Gold Coast, look on Facebook.

  4. Gonna B in coolongta early june would love to send a day on the road . Renting a harley
    From Hawaii avid rider any good roads and sights I xould do in a day you can point my way thanks Rob

    • Hi Rob,

      There are heaps of good roads in the area.

      If you look in the section of the blog called The Vault there you will find posts titled Good Local Roads, these are all nice roads in the area around the Gold Coast and Brisbane.

      Also use my map of best roads, open it full screen to see the name of the roads in side panel. A few I recommend would be Beechmont mountain road up to Binna Burra, Nerang-Murwillumbah road, Kyogle road (from Murwillumbah) that set can be linked and would show you some nice sights and riding then Tomewin road can be used to finish (or start) the ride depending on where you rent from.

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