The course

Le Tour de Isle of Apple!

Clean crisp air, rolling hills, challenging climbs and the best food and wine anywhere in Australia.  This is Challenge Tasmania.  Your choice of 3 or 5 days exploring the Apple Isle by bike, fully supported, with like minded companions.

The tour soaks in all of Tasmania’s most pristine landscapes — from Launceston to the Mersey & Tamar Valley's, the Central Highlands & Great Lakes down to historic Hobart Town.

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Challenge Tasmania

Come down for air and experience the wonders of the Apple Isle.  Experience Tasmania's amazing landsapes, scenery and tastes from Launceston, the Tamar and Mersey Valley's, Cradle Mountain country, across the central highlands to historic Hobart Town.  This is an adventure not to miss.    

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 Tasmania with like minded people while supporting cancer research at Mater.  

3 Day Challenge Option - 390 km

23 - 25 March 2023

5 Day Challenge Option - 675 km

21 - 25 March 2023


Launceston to Devenport

Essential stats

Distance:  146 km

Elevation: +1528 m


Devenport to Launceston

Essential stats

Distance:  135 km

Elevation: +1659 m


Tamar Valley loop

Essential stats

Distance:  107 km

Elevation: +1296 m


Launceston to Swansea

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Distance:  158 km

Elevation: +1672 m


Swansea to Hobart

Essential stats

Distance:  143 km

Elevation: +1564 m

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