The Feast of the Senses is North Queensland’s premier Tropical Food Experience and the Cassowary Coast’s major festival centred around the town of Innisfail, an hour’s drive south of Cairns. The festival showcases our region’s impressive variety of rare and exotic fruits whilst also including an impressive range of produce including meat, seafoods, herbs, spices and wine. Nowhere else will you find such a diverse and tantalising range of produce and culture, as in this region of Australia.
Multi Sport Adventure Racing in the Wet Tropics!
Ona Mission Multisport Adventure weekend – paddle, run, paddle, bike, run – Mission Beach and Dunk Island, Tropical North Queensland. Set amongst two World Heritage areas – the event course is sensational! Highlights include a paddle to Dunk Island, a rainforest run to the Dunk Island lookout, a mountain bike stage along spectacular Mission Beach and through World Heritage rainforests, with a beach run to the finish. Ona Mission Multisport Adventure is a favourite event of many locals thanks to the unique combination of a well organised event, beautiful location and the tropical beachside hospitality. Established over 13 years the course is made of 5 stages, being: 4 kilometre paddle, 6 kilometre run, 4 kilometre paddle, 30 kilometre ride, 4 kilometre run. Participate as an individual or as a team. For event details and to register go to their website.
Adventure Racing at its best (and hardest!)
Volunteers and Spectators wanted!
Defiance is an event that attracts many of the world’s best endurance athletes. Originally created in New Zealand, and now held in Australia, the Defiance Australia course has been designed to test athletes over two challenging days through Northern Queensland most stunning terrain. The Rainforest to Reef course hosted in Mission Beach, delivers a raw, remote and rewarding experience, challenging competitors both mentally and physically – this is one bloody tough Aussie adventure.
Check out the www.defiance.events/volunteer-au to see how you can volunteers at this awesome and unique event….