IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns 2020
Our 5-night IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns Tour provides athletes and supporters with a seamless travel option, designed to achieve peak performance.
As an Official Travel Partner of IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns we welcome you to be part of our 5-night Tri Travel Tour, designed to offer a seamless travel and accommodation solution that will give you that added edge this June.
Tour Dates: Thursday 24 September – Tuesday 29 September 2020 (5 nights)
IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns features a course memorable for the swim in the warm waters of Tropical North Queensland, the bike leg that travels up arguably the most scenic coastal roads in Australia towards Port Douglas and a run that includes the Cairns boardwalk, before finishing in the heart of the city of Cairns.
Fast Track your way to the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupō 2020 by entering IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns. Qualification slots have been DOUBLED to 80. IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns has an additional 25 slots for female athletes as part of the Women for Tri Program.
Our 5-night IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns Tour provides a comprehensive race week itinerary, making sure our athletes and their families enjoy all the activities and functions on offer on the event schedule.
The 2020 tour begins on Thursday of race week with athletes and spectators arriving into Cairns and being transferred to Palm Cove by our tour buses. Our team are on hand throughout the tour to take care of all the logistics, providing invaluable advice throughout the tour.
We are pleased to offer a 5-night tour and accommodation package, with the following inclusions. Please note: tour members can choose to partake in as much or as little of the itinerary as they wish.
- 5 nights accommodation (choice of hotels to suit budgets)
- Airport transfers (Cairns International Airport – Return)
- Bike Course Orientation (By Bus)
- Run/Swim Course Training Sessions (Part Orientation)
- Bike Transport (throughout race week as required)
- Transport to all event functions
- Team post-race breakfast function
- Tour merchandise pack produced by partner, Wyn Republic
- Race day transportation for athletes and spectators
Throughout the tour, our team of experienced Tour Leaders will be on hand to provide support, advice and assist you with your race week needs.
Tri Travel also offer a range of travel solutions, including pre and post-race tours and travel, the best flight options and discounted travel insurance.
Our team base in beautiful Palm Cove enables athletes and supporters a relaxed race morning, being positioned next to the swim start.
We chose Palm Cove as this area is the best spot for race day as it takes away an early morning drive from Cairns and allows easy access to ride the best part of the bike course on Friday morning and makes bike drop off a breeze – all while staying in the best part of Cairns.
The restaurants and cafe’s are great here too!
Hotel Grand Chancellor
A tropical hotel in Palm Cove, Queensland the resort is the perfect spot for IRONMAN athletes and their families, featuring 2 swimming pools, restaurant, bar, alfresco dining, massage, beauty and hair salon, games room and is within 5 minutes walk to the beach.
5 night package starting from $1,290pp (Twin/Double) More Info
Paradise on The Beach
Located on the beachfront in the heart of Palm Cove, Paradise on the Beach is a luxury boutique resort offering 34 well-appointed studios and suites. Set in a lush tropical environment of palms and giant Melaleuca trees.
From relaxing in the private pool and spa area, to enjoying a peaceful stroll along the beach, Paradise on the Beach is the perfect place to stay for a great IRONMAN experience for both athletes and spectators.
5 night package starting from $1,350pp (Twin/Double) More Info
IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns takes place in the beautiful Palm Cove. Palm Cove is a coastal suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. It is 27 kilometres north of the city of Cairns.
Cairns Airport is an international airport with direct flights to 20 international and 44 domestic destinations, handling more than three million passengers each year.
The direct international destinations include Japan, New Zealand, China, Singapore, Guam, Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong.
Tri Travel can arrange all your transfers and accommodation needs for your stay in Cairns.
Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s natural wonders. The city is renowned for its relaxed, tropical climate and laid back ambiance. With islands, rainforests and stunning reefs on its doorstep your post-race options are limitless. Immerse yourself in the rainforest, discover iconic Aussie wildlife and ancient Indigenous culture or relax on palm fringed beaches.
IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns is held during the Cairns winter, but don’t let that fool you. The weather offers welcoming temperatures 26 °C (79 °F) for an average high and 18 °C (64 °F) for an average low.