Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Water Cycle (Tempe and Olympic Park Wetlands)

Saturday 4 February 2017

North Sydney Council has extended an invitation to ARTcycle members to join a bicycle and bus tour of Tempe Wetlands and Sydney Olympic Park Wetlands with North Sydney and Willoughby Council’s this Saturday 4 February.

You can join the tour at North Sydney Council with bus transport to Tempe (booking required on the links below), or join at Tempe (rsvp here on the Meetup site).

Meet: 8am North Sydney, or, 9 am Tempe Golf Driving Range carpark

Book for North Sydney: bus and departure info, at one of the following links,

Book for Tempe start: RSVP to ARTcycle Meetup page

This activity involves the transport of participants and their bicycles on a bus provided by North Sydney Council on a return trip from North Sydney Council Chambers and North Sydney Station to Tempe Wetlands and Sydney Olympic Park. We have chosen a flat route along formal tracks and sealed surfaces and there is an option to travel on the bus from points of interest should you find the activity too strenuous.

Please dress appropriately for riding a bicycle and walking in the sun, please see the Bureau of Meteorology Sydney Forecast. If it is raining heavily, the event will be postponed or cancelled, you will receive a phone call one hour before the scheduled pick-up time. Feel free to call Andrew Scott on 0478 303 042 or Liz Powell – WCC on 0400 116 608 if you are concerned about the weather. The activity will go ahead should we experience light rain, in this case we will tour points of interest by bus.

You will need to bring the following things:

  • A bicycle in working order
  • A bicycle helmet
  • Spare tube and repair kit, bike pump if you have one.
  • Sun protection, a hat, sun screen, a long sleeved shirt.
  • Water Bottle (500ml to 1 litre), there will be a 10 litre water flask for refills available on the bus.
  • BYO lunch and snacks, morning tea (orange juice + biscuits) will be provided. Please bring your own food if you have special dietary requirements. There is a Cafe at Steele Park


ARTcycle members and friends (limit of 10) can also join the tour at Tempe Wetlands. The wetlands tour will be lead by Damon Bassett, Biodiversity Officer from the Inner West Council.

Meet: 9.00 am Tempe Golf Driving Range carpark.

Finish: 11.30 Steel Park.

Book: Please RSVP to this page so we can advise the team and direct you to the meeting point. Call Andrew Scott or Liz Powell for more information.

N.B. this tour is being organised by North Sydney Council, please take the time to thank them if you enjoy the tour and want to see more of the same.