Black Dog Ride Around Australia - NSW State Ride


26th July - 2nd August

The State Rides will run concurrently with the Black Dog Ride around Australia as it passes through each State.

The NSW State Ride will run from 26th July - 2nd August riding over 3,368kms. Riders can register for the full Ride as a State Rider, up to 3 nights as a Night Rider, or simply for the day as a Day Rider.


Questions? Before registering, please read the State Ride FAQs here.

Ride Coordinator: Wayne Amor e. m: 0417 237 590

Registration: Closed on June 30th. Riders may register in person on the first day of their State Ride at ride check-in. No registrations will be accepted during the ride for safety, catering and logistical reasons.

Fundraising: Start fundraising for Lifeline & MHFA here

Flyers: Download a print ready flyer for the NSW Ride here or a hi-res JPEG here.


Bateau Bay to Temora. Total distance 3,368kms

Black Dog Ride Around Australia - NSW State Ride Map

NSW State Riders will gather in Bateau Bay on Saturday morning, 26th July with Around Australia Riders and depart together on our joint rides before NSW State Riders peel off to continue an amazing 3,368km regional riding adventure to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention. Encompassing north, south, east and west NSW, this is a ride which will bring hope to many in regional NSW as well as challenge and uplift every Black Dog Rider involved! Click the image on the right to view the ride map or browse below.

Saturday 26 July - 534 kms

7.00 Breakfast at Entrance Leagues Club Bateau Bay

9.00 Bateau Bay to Muswellbrook 170 kms

11.00 Refuel and refreshments at Muswellbrook

11.30 Muswellbrook to Tamworth 156 kms

1.15 Refuel and lunch at Tamworth (Lions)

2.45 Tamworth to Glen Innes 208 kms

5.00 Arrive and refuel Glen Innes.

6.30 MH presentation and dinner (Lions)

Accommodation: Glen Innes TBA

Sunday 27 July - 474 kms

9.00 Glen Innes to Stanthorpe 150 kms

10.30 Refuel Stanthorpe

11.00 Stanthorpe to Texas 100 kms

12.00 Refuel and lunch at Stockman Hotel, Texas

1.00 Texas to Invernell 130 kms

2.30 Refuel and refresh Invernell

3.00 Invernell to Bingara 90kms

4.00 Arrive Bingara

Accommodation: Imperial Hotel, 02 6724 1629, Eric & Noelene. Hotel from $40 2p, motel fr $95 2p, meals available.

Bingara Riverside Caravan Park, 0427 241 300, Cathy. 14 cabins from $84 2p.

Sportsmans Hotel, 02 6724 1880. 5 rooms $30pp, incl. brekky.

Monday 28 July - 495 kms

8.30 Bingara to Gunnedah (via Narrabri & Swan Rock) 205 kms

10.30 Refuel and refresh Gunnedah

11.00 Gunnedah to Gilgandra 205 kms

1.00 Refuel and lunch Gilgandra

2.00 Gilgandra to Warren 85 kms

3.00 Arrive and refuel Warren

Accommodation: Warren Motor Inn, 02 68474404, Gwynn. 12 rooms, from $70 2p

Clubhouse Hotel, 02 6847 4315, Noel? Swag room $10, $25 with meal. Good meals

RSL or Golf Club for a Chinese meal

Tuesday 29 July - 553 kms

8.30 Warren to Cobar 200 kms

10.30 Refuel and refresh Cobar

11.00 Cobar to Emmdale 160 kms

12.45 Lunch and refuel Emmdale

1.45 Emmdale to White Cliffs (optional fuel stop Wilcannia 100 km) 193 kms

4.00 Arrive White Cliffs

Accommodation: Underground Motel, 08 8091 6677, Dan. $115pp Dinner, bed, brekky (dble/tw share), meals available.

White Cliffs Motel, 08 8091 5802, if above ground rooms required!

Wednesday 30 July - 287 kms

9.00 White Cliffs to Wilcannia 93 kms

10.00 Refuel Wilcannia

10.30 Wilcannia to Broken Hill 194 kms

12.30 Arrive Broken Hill. Free afternoon to explore; Silverton, Menindee Lakes, Museums, etc,

Accommodation: Broken Hill Tourist Park 142 Rakow Street Ph: (08) 8087 3841

The Old B&B, 08 8087 1169. From $70/room, cont brekky incl.

Palace Hotel, 08 8088 1699. Rooms $75pp, meals available

Thursday 31 July - 513 kms

8.00 Assemble cnr of Cobalt & Bromide Sts for Community Breakfast (Lions)

9.00 Broken Hill to Coombah Lake 125 kms

10.15 Refuel and refresh Coombah Lake

10.45 Coombah Lake to Mildura 173 kms

12.30 Refuel and lunch Mildura (Lions)

1.30 Mildura to Swan Hill 222 kms

4.00 Arrive Swan Hill

Accommodation: Best Western Travelers Rest, 0350329644 rooms $110, 10% BDR disc, B&E muffins for brekky incl.

Friday 1 August - 505 kms

8:30 Swan Hill to Hay 202 kms

10.45 Refuel & refresh Hay

11.15 Hay to Griffith 152 kms

1.00 Refuel & lunch Griffith (Lions)

2.00 Griffith to Temora 151 kms

3:30 Arrive Temora

6:30 Dinner and wind up function

Accommodation: Royal Hotel, 02 69781254. $30pp, bike lockup. No meals here

Railway Hotel, 02 69771330. Rooms from $45. Meals Available, Lock up back yard

The Goldterra Motel, 02 6977 2433. No meals, brekky available

Saturday 2 August

7.30 - 9.30am Breakfast and farewell.

After breakfast the organised part of BDR is finished. You are free to stay on in Temora, tour the region, head home or continue travelling.

  • Please note that times and distances contained in the Itinerary are estimates only.Please ride at a pace that is comfortable and safe for you.
  • Each stop on the Itinerary is deemed a fuel stop. Please check the range of your bike against a map to determine any additional stops you may require.
  • It is your responsibility to book accommodation or camp sites and please quote BDR when booking to ensure you receive applicable discounts.
  • All meals are at your cost and if you are a registered rider it is presumed (for catering purposes) that you will be attending the organised meals as listed above.