Parramatta Heritage Rides


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Parramatta Heritage Rides open up Parramatta's wealth of hidden heritage, both Indigenous and European, including Australia's 3 oldest buildings, its oldest cemetery (1790) and much, much more. The themed rides are easy-paced tours with regular stops and commentary. Come along and discover the fascinating story of Australia's second settlement on this fun lesson in the classroom of the bicycle! You'll be surprised what you find!

Parramatta Heritage Rides are operated by Camwest, in association with Bicycle NSW

Rides are subject to change and may be cancelled in the event of bad weather. Cancellations will be posted on this website and facebook page.


The Tudor Gatehouse on George St, starting point for all our Parramatta rides

       Parramatta's unique heritage

Parramatta is Australia's 2nd European settlement. Before that it was home to the Burramattagul tribe of the Darug nation for thousands of years.

Since 2003, Parramatta Heritage Rides' Paul Bowyer and Peter Gilbert have been taking people to the  places that tell the stories, Indigenous and European, of the making of Parramatta and its history. Discover the buildings, people, stories and places on your bicycle. You'll be enthralled by what you find.

The rides are free and easy-paced, and are around 2 - 3 hours in duration. Different themes bring to light the many different aspects of this fascinating city's history. Learn your history - learn your story!

Next ride:

Sun 23 Feb, 9am   -   Vintage Parramatta

Includes Australia's 3 oldest European buildings (Elizabeth Farm, Dairy Cottage and Old Government House), Australia's oldest cemetery (St Johns), the Female Factory Precinct, Australia's oldest surviving church site, its oldest military site and the Indigenous River pathway. And that's just the beginning....

Parramatta Heritage Rides are on hold due

to the Coronavirus outbreak.


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