Meet at The Gatehouse, 110 The Strand, Newport (opposite HMAS Yarra Memorial).
Hobsons Bay residents are invited to join the Mayor Cr Jonathon Marsden on his third Mayoral Bike Ride , taking in Newport and Williamstown’s picturesque coastline on Sunday 11 August.
Starting at the Sandy Point Nature Reserve, the Friends of Greenwich Bay will talk about their love for the area, before heading south along the Bay Trail and Williamstown’s scenic waterfront.
Riders will then take a break at Shelly Beach with members of the Point Gellibrand Park Association.
Then, past the Williamstown Cricket Ground and Williamstown Beach, we will arrive at the Jawbone Flora and Fauna Reserve and Rifle Range Reserve, where the Jawbone Marine Sanctuary Care Group, Friends of Williamstown Wetlands and Parks Victoria will talk about the importance of the area, as well as the work they are currently doing to preserve and protect it.
Riders will then retrace their route, returning along the Bay Trail to Sandy Point in a 13km round trip that will take about two hours to complete. The terrain is paved and flat.