The course

Far North Queensland Smiddy Challenge

Explore tropical North Queensland by bike.  Taking in the beuatiful 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 Far North with like minded people while supporting cancer research at Mater.  

3 Day Challenge Option - 410 km

2 - 4 May 2021

5 Day Challenge Option - 680 km

2 - 6 May 2021

DAY 1

Cairns to Daintree

Essential stats

Distance:  123.5 km

Elevation: +836 m

DAY 2

Daintree to Port Douglas via Cape Tribulation 

Essential stats

Distance:  145 km

Elevation: +1419 m

DAY 3

Port Douglas to Tinaroo

Essential stats

Distance:  141 km

Elevation: +1596 m

DAY 4

Tinaroo loop via Ravenshoe

Essential stats

Distance:  158 km

Elevation: +2019 m

DAY 5

Tinaroo to Cairns

Essential stats

Distance:  119 km

Elevation: +1907 m

Are you in?