The course

Challenge in the Tropics

Explore tropical Far North Queensland by bike. Taking in the beautiful beaches of Cairns and Port Douglas, the Daintree and Cape Tribulation, through stunning rainforests and onto the Atherton Tablelands.  

Mater Smiling for Smiddy has been a leader in charity cycling tours for 15 years, delivering a challenging and rewarding experience. We offer fully supported tours to ensure you can experience the wonders of the tropical Far North with like minded people while supporting cancer research at Mater.  

3 Day Challenge Option - 410 km

30 April - 2 May 2022

5 Day Challenge Option - 680 km

28 April - 2 May 2022

DAY 1

Palm Cove to Cape Tribulation

Essential stats

Distance:  120 km

Elevation: +1154 m

DAY 2

Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas 

Essential stats

Distance:  112 km

Elevation: +919 m

DAY 3

Port Douglas to Atherton

Essential stats

Distance:  139 km

Elevation: +1513 m

DAY 4

Atherton loop via Ravenshoe

Essential stats

Distance:  158 km

Elevation: +2019 m

DAY 5

Atherton to Cairns

Essential stats

Distance:  115 km

Elevation: +1073 m