20 Apr

Gran Fondo Festival – 8th-10th September 2023

If you are a cyclist who is looking for the perfect excuse to visit the tropics, the Grand Fondo Festival is for you! This exciting cycling event will be held from 8th-10th September 2023 and combines the thrill of competition with the breathtaking beauty of the tropics.

The captivating Port Douglas Gran Fondo courses traverse the scenic Great Barrier Reef Drive, spanning from Port Douglas to Palm Cove. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Coral Sea as you pedal amidst picturesque palm trees. To enhance your experience, the road will be completely closed to traffic, allowing you to fully indulge in the ride and relish the picturesque course.

With a variety of events throughout the weekend, there’s something for everyone, whether you’re a participant or a spectator.

Events Include:

  • 136km and 100km Gran Fondo
  • 60km Semi Fondo
  • 48km Medio Fondo
  • 60km Semi Fondo
  • Hartley’s to Port MTB Race
  • Lexus of Cairns Criterium
  • Hemingway’s Brewery Sprint
  • Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina Festival Expo
  • Local live music
  • After party, & more!

There’s still time to register so click here and plan the getaway of a lifetime that is filled with fun, adventure and FNQ travel. There are local’s discounts available so make the most of it if you are from the tropics yourself. Good luck to all racers!


Book your stay early at Cayman Villas – click here to check rates & availability.

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