Sports4 May 2024
Gregory Downs Races
The Gregory Downs Saddles and Paddles is full of family fun not to be missed. It’s an unexpected combination in the outback of Queensland.View event
Sports5 May 2024
Gregory River Canoe RaceView event
Sports10 - 12 May 2024
The Great Wheelbarrow RaceView event
Sports13 - 14 Jul 2024
7 Cairns Marathon Community Run FestivalView event
Sports29 May - 1 Jun 2025
Great Barrier Reef Masters GamesView event
Whether you like to watch the game or get out there and compete yourself, there’s a sporting event for you in Tropical North Queensland.
While you’re here
Travelling through to catch an event or here to participate? Here are some must reads!
An active traveller’s guide to Cairns
Boasting nature’s ultimate keep-fit playground, nutritious local produce for those post-workout gains, and plenty of idyllic spots for some all-important recovery time, Tropical North Queensland is an active traveller’s dream. Here are our top tips to exploring the region like a top athlete:
Trail running the Goldfield Trail at Babinda Boulders
Trail runners and bushwalkers are spoilt for choice in Tropical North Queensland. It’s hard to put a figure on how many trails there are but trust me, there are hundreds. Situated in lush, heritage-listed rainforest, the Goldfields Trail, between Babinda and Goldsborough Valley, is one of the most iconic in the region.
Spa-tripping in Port Douglas and the Daintree
Deep tissue massages, vichy showers, hot stone therapies, seaweed wraps and coconut coffee scrubs, here are a few places to bliss out in Tropical North Queensland.
Seafood lovers’ guide to Cairns
As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is teeming with an abundance of restaurants offering fresh, local catches and exceptional seafood. Find the stand-out seafood dishes in Cairns below.