Live it

Breathe the world’s freshest air, taste the amazingly fresh local produce and seafood or enjoy the renowned cool climate wines from the this natural wilderness island of Tasmania Australia.

Ride it

It’s a challenge, unpredictable weather from the coastal warm sunshine, to potential high country rain. This incredible region offers it all over the undulating 205klm Cycleisle Gran Fondo course.

Experience it

The Tasmanian landscape will take your breath away, a visual feast of natural beauty, unique and untouched in this isolated geographical location. A world apart, an island like no other.

Discover it

Tasmania is an island of contrast, a feast of experiences to ignite your senses. Take the Cycleisle Gran Fondo Challenge and enjoy the many other unique and unforgettable experiences Tasmania has to offer.

Tasmania Sporting Events Calendar - NOV - DEC 2015

Browse the sporting events available to get involved with.

Tullah Challenge

November 2015. The hydro tasmania tullah challenge is a triathlon event held in the lakeside village of tullah in the rugged mountains and rainforests of tasmania’s west coast.
Find out more at Tullahchallenge.yolasite.com

Point to Pinnacle

November 2015. The Point To Pinnacle is a 21.4km run or recreational walk starting at Wrest Point Casino and climbing 1270m to the Pinnacle of Hobarts Iconic Mount Wellington. This event is a true test of the human spirit!
Find out more at: Pointtopinnacle.com.au

Bruny Island Ultra Marathon

64 kilometres from Dennes Point to the Light House. The run consists of solo and relay teams. The latter consisting of serious, social and family teams. Relay teams have between 2 to 10 competitors.
Find out more at Brunyislandultra.blogspot.com.au

Cradle Mountain Chateau Kentish Triple Top Mountain Run

November 2015. Staged by the Lions Club of Kentish, the Triple Top Mountain Race is ranked as the premier mountain race in Australia! This challenging event has been held for 19 years with an extremely tough 19.7 kilometre course.
Find out more at Kentishlions.org.au

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Hellfire Cup

It’s a 4 day, multi-stage pairs racing mountain bike event – located in Kellevie & Wielangta Tasmania and will be held in November 2015. We have a colossal $60,000+ prize and giveaway pool. Massive spot prizes including competition level mountain bikes winnable by any entrant and big cash prizes for elite podium finishers. Find out more at Hellfirecup.com

Cradle Mountain Chateau Kentish Triple Top Mountain Run

November 2015. Staged by the Lions Club of Kentish, the Triple Top Mountain Race is ranked as the premier mountain race in Australia! This challenging event has been held for 19 years with an extremely tough 19.7 kilometre course.
Find out more at Kentishlions.org.au

Sally’s Ride

In 2009 Sally, in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Central Launceston made a decision to expand the event and create a community bike ride through the Tamar Valley, thus the Sally’s Ride “Tamar Valley Cycle Challenge” was created.
Find out more at Sallysride.com.au

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Tasmania Events Calendar - NOV - DEC 2015

Browse the vast amount of things to do and see below.

Islands to Ice

1 Mar 2006 to 31 Dec 2016 Islands to Ice explores the definitions, perceptions, mythology and motivations of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. It explores the places…
Find out more at Discovertasmania.com

Stories from the state numismatics collection

1 May 2007 to 31 Dec 2016Containing more than 350 medals and coins, including part of one of the most important collections of Roman coins in Australia donated by Lord Talbot…
Find out more at Discovertasmania.com

A Distinctive Colour

19 Mar 2014 to 31 Dec 2015 (Daily)Blue and white pottery has been produced for over a 1000 years. The development of blue and white ceramics is the result of cultural interchange and…
Find out more at Discovertasmania.com

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

26 Dec 2015 to 1 Jan 2016 (Annual)The Rolex Sydney Hobart is a 628 nautical mile yacht race which begins in Sydney Harbour and finishes in Hobart. Be part of the scene at one of the…
Find out more at: Discovertasmania.com

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New Years Eve at The Taste

31 Dec 2015 (Annual) Enjoy bands and performers and then the skies of Hobart will come alive with light and colour during a family fireworks display in Sullivans Cove at…
Find out more at: Discovertasmania.com

Wrest Point Royal Hobart Wine Show

Sat 14 Nov – Fri 20 Nov 2015.
Held in November each year the Royal Hobart Wine Show is one of the most significant events on the Australian wine industry calendar. It is the only Wine Show with ISO 9001 accreditation.
Find out more at: Hobartshowground.com.au

The Taste of Tasmania

Saturday 27th Dec – Saturday 3 Jan
The Taste of Tasmania is held on Hobart’s waterfront on Princes Wharf No.1, Parliament House Lawns and Salamanca Lawns.
Find out more at: Thetasteoftasmania.com.au

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Burnie Carnival

1 Jan 2015 (Annual)Part of the Tasmanian Sports Carnivals Christmas series, the Burnie Carnival incorporates running, cycling and wood-chopping. The Burnie Gift is the…
Find out more at: Discovertasmania.com

Falls Festival at Marion Bay

Dec 29th – Jan 1st 2015. Come along to Falls and immerse yourself in the many amazing programs on offer. Running all festival long, there are so many ways to get creative and involve yourself in the shaping of the festival. Find out more at: Fallsfestival.com.au

Elders Longford Cup

1 Jan 2015 (Annual) Thoroughbreds race meeting, incorporating the Elders Longford Cup. Longford comes alive with the colour and excitement of the Tasmanian Summer Racing…
Find out more at: Discovertasmania.com

Tasmanian Craft Fair 2015

Friday Oct 31 – Mon 2 November 2015. Held annually in the picturesque township of Deloraine in northern Tasmania, an amazing array of talented artists and craftspeople exhibit and demonstrate their work as part of the Tasmanian Craft Fair. Find out more at: Tascraftfair.com.au

2015 Agricultural shows

Sheffield 6 Nov – Westbury 7 Nov – Brighton 7-8 Nov – Scottsdale 13-14 Nov – Huon 14 Nov
Deloraine 21 Nov – Devonport 27-28 Nov – Circular Head 5 Dec

MONA

Museum of Old and New Art – Hobart, Tasmania

Museum of Old and New Art – MONA opened in Hobart in January 2011. It houses a collection that ranges from ancient Egyptian mummies to some of the world’s most infamous and thought-provoking contemporary art. The building’s subterranean design and the owner’s unconventional and challenging curatorial approach make it a must-see for any visitor to Australia.
MONA takes a different approach to interpretation: there are no labels or wall texts. Instead, visitors are given a touch-screen device, which is sensitive to their location in the museum – showing them works in their proximity.

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Called the ‘O’, it allows visitors to select the level of information they need and to vote for works they ‘hate’ or ‘love’.

Itinerary options include a MONA fast catamaran service from the Hobart waterfront or MONA-ROMA mini-bus transport; day and night packages with indulgence, wine and food experiences available.
MONA is on the River Derwent, just 15 minutes’ drive north of Hobart, Tasmania.
Find out more here: MONA.NET.AU