Visit Berry

We ride to Berry every year because of its rolling green hills, heritage buildings and wonderful community. Berry has award-winning restaurants, unique stylish shopping and a wide range of activities on offer, all year round. Berry is the perfect blend of village charm and city style. And, at just two hours’ drive from Sydney’s CBD  is an easy location to get to, by car, or by train. Get a taste of Berry on the ride and then book a trip to come back and experience everything else it has to offer! Visit the Berry website for more information.

Accommodation

For those looking to stay in Berry on Saturday night after the ride there are various types of accommodation available. Tentative bookings have been made for Bondi2Berry riders and details are provided below. Prices currently range from $110 per night.

The Berry Hotel

Phone: 4464 1011

10 x double rooms with share bathrooms; $110 per night

Please note, the pub is quite noisy overnight

George Street Cottage

Phone: 4464 1580

3 bedroom (4 x beds) house; $600

Marigold Cottage

Phone: 4464 1580

4 bedroom house (6 x beds); $800

Gardenia Cottage

Phone: 4464 1580

2 bedroom house (3 x beds); $400

Getting to and from the ride

Transport to the start area in Bondi

All groups depart from the North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club. The ride will start at 6:10am (rider registration and briefing from 5:30 – 6:00am)

By car or bike:

Drive or ride to the North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club, Campbell Parade, North Bondi

By train:

The T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawara line terminates at Bondi Junction. From there it is a 10 minute bike ride down hill to North Bondi.

Bag drop

Bag drop will be available from the start area. Please ensure your bag is clearly labelled with your name and contact number, and is a back back (no wheelie bags or suitcases). This will make it easier for you to ride with, either to the start in Bondi, or to your accommodation in Berry.

Transport from Berry to Sydney

For those who are travelling back to Sydney directly after the ride, there are four trains leaving Berry Train Station throughout the afternoon and evening on Saturday. The train station is an easy 10 minute bike ride from Berry Bowling Club and the one way trip will cost approximately $6 with an Opal card.

A summary of train departures is below to be used as a guide only and may change closer to event day. Please ensure you check the Sydney Trains website for specific scheduling.

Berry to Sydney, Saturday 7 September (guide only):

2:38 pm: Depart Berry Station Platform 1 (change at Kiama Station) – 5:31 pm: Arrive Bondi Junction

4:43 pm: Depart Berry Station Platform 1 (change at Kiama Station) – 7:31 pm: Arrive Bondi Junction

6:38pm: Depart Berry Station Platform 1 (change at Kiama and Wollongong Stations) – 9:48pm: Arrive Bondi Junction

8:39pm: Depart Berry Station Platform 1 (change at Kiama and Wollongong Stations) – 11:48pm: Arrive Bondi Junction

Berry to Sydney, Sunday 8 September (guide only):

8:42 am: Depart Berry Station Platform 1 (change at Kiama Station) – 11:31 am: Arrive Bondi Junction

10:41 am: Depart Berry Station Platform 1 (change at Kiama Station) – 1:31 pm: Arrive Bondi Junction

12:39 pm: Depart Berry Station Platform 1 (change at Kiama Station) – 3:31 pm: Arrive Bondi Junction

2:38 pm: Depart Berry Station Platform 1 (change at Kiama Station) – 5:31 pm: Arrive Bondi Junction