Discover the rugged coastlines and wild landscapes of the Apple Isle
The ultimate Tasmanian cycling experience. With highlights including Mount Wellington, the wilderness of Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake, the Bay of Fires and the magical Freycinet National park, there’ll be no shortage of inspiring views and rugged coastlines to enjoy from some long and beautiful days in the saddle. We’ll check out some of Richie Porte’s old training loops at his hometown of Launceston, and return back to Hobart, Tasmania’s booming capital, to toast a glorious week of riding and dining.
Sat 23 Nov - Sun 1 Dec 2019
Experience the diverse natural beauty of (almost) the whole island - with unique challenging daily routes including Richie Porte’s hometown training loops
Ride alongside the world famous Bay of Fires and into the wilderness of Cradle Mountain
Beautiful boutique accommodation in one of the world's best kept secret travel destinations
Indulge in Tasmania's outstanding foodie culture, including the best of the local coffee, cycling cafes and craft beverage scenes
An all star support team with a few famous faces - our special guest is top secret, for now…
Expertly crafted daily routes with industry leading on the road service including guides, mechanics and vehicle support
All ride food and drink, lunches and coffee stops
Pre-loaded GPS devices if you prefer not to bring your own
Transfers, accommodation, laundry, all meals and alcoholic drinks (within reason)
At present, bike hire is not available for this trip
Travel insurance is not included but appropriate cover is mandatory for all guests
Flights and on-trip staff gratuities are not included
Typical daily riding distance: 140km
Typical daily riding elevation: 3,000m
Road surface: smooth roads
Some long days (up to 200km) and a “strong chance of head wind” make this trip a real test. However the climbs are not as long or gruelling as you might find in Europe.
Please see our FAQs for more information on our trip difficulties
Arrival day: transfers are provided from Hobart airport or city centre. A morning arrival is advised to ensure you can take part in the (optional) first afternoon of riding.
Departure day: transfers are provided to Hobart airport or city centre. A late afternoon or evening flight is advised to ensure you can enjoy your last morning stress-free.
Flights: we recommend only booking your flights once your trip is confirmed to go ahead, or at least booking flexible or refundable tickets
What to bring: full cycling clothing and accessories including helmet and shoes. A fully serviced road bike including your pedals, fresh tyres and brake pads. GPS device if you prefer to use your own. We will provide laundry when possible but we advise bringing at least three complete riding outfits. There is no dress code for evenings - we want you to feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible.
9 days / 8 nights:
Single occupancy: €7,600 per person
Double occupancy: €6,400 per person*
*Double occupancy must be booked in pairs, sharing either a double or twin room
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Payment will be made via WeTravel
All prices are shown and paid in Euros, your bank’s conversion rates will apply if this is not your account’s default currency
If your account’s default currency is Euros, you will have the option of paying via SEPA direct debit. Otherwise, payment will be made via credit card.
You will be asked to select the specific date of your trip at the “participant information” stage - please do so carefully
There are a number of other personal details that are mandatory to submit ahead of booking, otherwise you can return to the booking area to complete non-mandatory information such as arrival/departure details, bike hire sizing, etc. at a later date.
We do not recommend you book your flights until we have confirmed your trip is going ahead
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