Did you know that Granddad Jack's Gold Coast Distillery and Granddad Jack's Brisbane Distillery are 65 Miles apart by bike? Want to see if you're as hard-arse as Granddad Jack? Here's a possible 65 mile/105-kilometer bike trek from our Miami Tasting Room to our Albion Tasting Room.
- Start at Granddad Jacks Craft Distillery in Miami, Gold Coast.
- Head north on the Gold Coast ocean way, following the coastline through Surfers Paradise, Main Beach, and Southport.
- Continue on the ocean way until you reach Labrador, then turn inland and follow the Nerang River.
- Cross the river at the Sundale Bridge and continue on the river path until you reach the Pacific Motorway.
- Take the overpass to cross the motorway and continue on the river path until you reach the cycling path along Smith Street Motorway.
- Follow the path along Smith Street Motorway until you reach Olsen Avenue, then head north towards the M1.
- Take the M1 overpass and continue north towards Brisbane.
- Exit the M1 at Oxenford and follow Tamborine-Oxenford Road towards Mount Tamborine.
- Follow the road through Mount Tamborine until you reach Eagle Heights Road.
- Turn left onto Eagle Heights Road and follow it until you reach the roundabout at Gallery Walk.
- Turn left onto Long Road and follow it down the mountain until you reach the roundabout at the intersection with Beaudesert-Nerang Road.
- Turn right onto Beaudesert-Nerang Road and follow it north towards Brisbane.
- Continue on Beaudesert-Nerang Road until you reach the intersection with Logan Road.
- Turn left onto Logan Road and follow it towards the city.
- Cross the South-East Busway and continue on Logan Road until you reach the intersection with Old Cleveland Road.
- Turn right onto Old Cleveland Road and continue towards Brisbane.
- Cross the Brisbane River at the Story Bridge and continue on Kangaroo Point Cliffs Drive until you reach the Brisbane Granddad Jacks Craft Distillery.
This route includes a mix of coastal, river, and mountain scenery, and takes you through several towns and suburbs on the way to Brisbane.
Starting at the Granddad Jacks Craft Distillery in Miami, Gold Coast, the route takes you along the beautiful Gold Coast ocean way, passing through Surfers Paradise, Main Beach, and Southport. From there, you'll cross the Nerang River and continue towards Brisbane, passing through picturesque towns and suburbs like Mount Tamborine.
As you approach the end of the journey, you'll cross the iconic Story Bridge and travel along Kangaroo Point Cliffs Drive, taking in stunning views of the Brisbane River and the city skyline. Finally, you'll arrive at the Brisbane Granddad Jacks Craft Distillery, where you can reward yourself with a refreshing drink and celebrate your epic journey.
Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a casual rider, this 65-mile bicycle trek is sure to be an unforgettable adventure. So grab your bike, plan your route, and get ready to explore the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the Gold Coast and Brisbane regions like never before!
NOTE: Be sure to check the route and road conditions before starting your journey and always prioritise safety while cycling on the road.
Are you up for the challenge?