Welcome Message from the NSW Government

On behalf of the NSW Government, welcome to the Hunter region for the 2018 Port to Port Mountain Bike Series (MTB).

Port to Port MTB is a highlight on the NSW events calendar, with racing to suit all abilities in the picturesque surroundings of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Valley.

Over the next four days, you will experience the best mountain bike riding tracks in the area, taking you from the rugged breathtaking hinterland to the beautiful coast.

Mountain biking is a popular sport in NSW, and continues to grow each year as more people discover it is a great way to get out and experience the beautiful wilderness areas of the State.

The NSW Government is proud to support this exciting event via its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW, and is committed to supporting a variety of events to help achieve our goal of doubling overnight visitor expenditure by 2020.

I encourage all visitors here to take time out to explore this beautiful region – from the great local shopping and restaurants in Newcastle, to the stunning coastline of Port Stephens to the wineries and spectacular scenery of the Hunter Valley.

I wish all competitors the best of luck.

The Hon. Adam Marshall MP

Minister for Tourism and Major Events