cairns to karumba bike ride

Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride

The Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride allows all participants (road and dirt bikes) to enjoy some of Australia's most incredible outback scenery. View the map below to see exactly where we go!


Friday 23 June | Pre-ride briefing | Cairns TBA
Arrange own accommodation | Collect ride jerseys 4.30-6.30pm
Briefing (riders and support) 7.00-8.00pm

Saturday 24 June
Cairns to Atherton | Camping at Atherton Woodlands
Sunday 25 June
Atherton to Mt Garnet | Camping at Mt Garnet Rodeo Grounds
Monday 26 June
Mt Garnet to Mt Surprise | Camping at Mt Surprise Main Street campgrounds
Tuesday 27 June
Mt Surprise to Georgetown | Camping at Georgetown Rodeo Grounds
Wednesday 28 June
Georgetown to Croydon | Camping at Croydon Rodeo Grounds
Thursday 29 June
Croydon to Normanton | Camping at Normanton Rodeo Grounds
Friday 30 June
Normanton to Karumba | Karumba Point | Arrange own accommodation


NB: Road Cyclists and the Dirty Dudes start and finish at the same location each day, however their routes vary. In order to access the best 'off road' tracks the dirty dudes are occasionally transported to or from various locations. For exact course details for each ride, please go to the Ride Options page.

The ride comes to a close after lunch in Karumba on June 30. All riders must arrange their own accommodation for the 30th June. (The Karumba Recreation Hall can be accessed for those happy to ‘camp out’ or if you have been unable to secure accommodation).




Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride
24th June - 30th June 2017
Making sure bush kids get a fair go!