Being the adventure capital of Queensland, it’s no surprise that Tropical North Queensland excels in participation sports with a calendar full of events and an array of activities for the keen participant.
- With a picture perfect backdrop, the Cairns Airport IRONMAN will take your breath away even before the ocean swim starts. Take in the beauty of two World Heritage-listed natural wonders, The Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree National Park, on a challenging but rewarding course.
- For the hard-core riders, get adventurous at the oldest and renowned mountain bike stage in the world at the Crocodile Trophy. Down a notch, cycling enthusiasts can explore the tropics on the Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride or peddle the 3 day Mount Franklin Cardiac Challenge from Cairns to Cooktown.
- Hit the pavement at the Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival, a picturesque course with spectacular views of the reef and the rainforest.
If you’re up for a challenge on your holiday, you’ll be sure to find something that spikes the heart-rate in Tropical North Queensland.