Cycle tourism is a fast growing sector of the tourism industry. Cycle tourism includes leisure and day cyclists, touring cyclists, mountain bikers and event cyclists. While limited research is available on the size, scope and nature of cycle tourism and international cycle tourists, the rapid growth in domestic bicycle sales and cycle path and trail development has seen participation rates increase by 15% in recent years triggering the growth of an important niche tourism market.
A network research project was undertaken to analyse cycle tourist travel propensity, motivations, travel behaviour, preferred destination attributes and cyclists' perceptions of South Australia as a cycle tourism destination. The purpose of the project was to assist the South Australian ...
This report attempts to provide an indicative estimate of the size and scope of cycle tourism in Australia. First, the report outlines the key facilitators of cycle tourism before outlining the market segments that can be considered part of cycle ...
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