Targa Great Barrier Reef

31 August - 2 September 2018

Event Details

Targa Australia run the world’s largest, longest and hardest tarmac rally event and Targa Great Barrier Reef will be the first ever Targa event held in Queensland.

  • Targa Great Barrier Reef


    Cairns Esplanade Cairns
    QLD 4870, Australia

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Event Location

Targa Great Barrier Reef

Cairns Esplanade Cairns
QLD 4870, Australia

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Event Information

Targa Great Barrier Reef will be a Targa event like no other as it passes through landscapes that are truly unique to Tropical North Queensland. Sugar cane and banana plantations will line the various stages and the weather will be anything but cold, being held at an ideal time of the year.

More About Targa

  • The concept of the Targa is drawn directly from the best features of the Targa Florio, Mille Miglia, the Coupe des Alpes and the Tour de Corse.
  • Targa Australia run the world’s largest, longest and hardest tarmac rally event.
  • Targa Great Barrier Reef will be based in Cairns and will reach out to all of the surrounding regions including Port Douglas and the Atherton Tablelands.

Don’t Miss

Targa Great Barrier Reef will see the largest Street Stage ever undertaken at a Targa event, around the actual city streets of Cairns itself. This will be followed by a massive Targafest on the Saturday night, right on the Esplanade in Cairns.

For Participants

Head over to the event organiser’s website for more details on competing in Targa Great Barrier Reef 2018.

The event will be held on a course of over 200 competitive kilometres, including the exciting range roads out of Cairns and Port Douglas.

Find out more about Targa Great Barrier Reef in this video.

Targa reaches out into the Atherton Tablelands, a vibrant green land of dramatic mountains, untouched rainforest, delicious produce and jaw-dropping waterfalls.

Find out more about the Atherton Tablelands