11-14 June, 2021 | Alice Springs to Aputula

The Ultimate Desert Race

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Finke Desert Race 2021

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The ultimate multi terrain two-day race for bikes, cars, buggies and quads. All racing on the same off-road track! “Finke” as it is commonly known, is one of the biggest annual sporting events in the Northern Territory and has the reputation of being one of the most difficult off road courses in one of the most remote places in the world.

The mission is simple – Get to Finke and back as quickly as possible – But tackling the course and staying in one piece is no easy task!

Sportsnet® Holidays is proud to be the exclusive travel operator for the Tatts Finke Desert Race

The Finke Experience​

Street Party & Night Markets

Race Day One​

Warm up at the 'Official Kick Off Party' of the Tatts Finke Desert Race! Meet and greets with competitors, watch epic stunt performances from Showtime FMX live music, kids' zone and enjoy the Alice Springs night markets.

Scrutineering​​

Race Day Two​

One of the most popular events during race week, fans can inspect and admire the competing bikes, cars, quads and buggies as they are checked by technical officials for compliance and safety before a big weekend of racing.

Prologue & Sportsnet Dinner​​

Official Presentation Night​

Start the day watching the competitors' race against the clock around the 8.3km prologue circuit, located within the start-finish precinct with the fastest times earning a front-row start. Finish the day with Sportsnet dinner function with special guest hosts.

Race Day One

Watch the main event kick off from the VIP Grid lounge, as the bikes, cars, quads and buggies start their first 226km treacherous desert trek to Finke, ahead of overnight stop to recharge, repair and ready-up for the ride back to Alice Springs.

Race Day Two

With unbeatable views of the finish line, soak in the sights and sounds of this iconic race as you witness those that remain cross the finish line and see who will be crowned King of Desert!

Official Presentation Night

Winners are celebrated and finishers relish in the opportunity to collect their finisher’s spikes. Listening endless stories of epic moments & near misses told with a sense of pride after completing one of the most difficult off-road courses in the world.

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Hosted by Sportsnet® Ambassador & Motorsport Star: Cam Donald!

Joining you on the 5-night experience of the 2021 Tatts Finke Desert Race is Aussie Motorsport Star Cam Donald. Cam has raced at the Macau Grand Prix, the North West 200 and is a two–time winner of the Isle of Man TT®. Only Sportsnet® Holidays clients will have this unique opportunity to get up close to Cam and delve into his knowledge on all things motorsport.


 
Travel in style on the iconic, the one, the only, The Ghan.

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An overnight luxury adventure from Adelaide to the Outback. Relax in the Lounge and dine in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant watching the world and your worries pass you by.
Wake up and watch a desert sunrise then make your way through the MacDonnell Ranges.

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Settle into your cabin and watch day turn into dusk across the desert skyline. Your day dawns in the tropical north. The pristine wilderness of Katherine is stirring and powerful, and you will have the chance to explore it from the water or land with your choice of off train experiences.

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Still need more?

Check out these additional optional experiences!

Hosted by Sportsnet® Ambassador & Motorsport Star: Cam Donald!

Joining you on the 5-night experience of the 2021 Tatts Finke Desert Race is Aussie Motorsport Star Cam Donald. Cam has raced at the Macau Grand Prix, the North West 200 and is a two–time winner of the Isle of Man TT®. Only Sportsnet® Holidays clients will have this unique opportunity to get up close to Cam and delve into his knowledge on all things motorsport.

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Travel in style on the iconic, the one, the only, The Ghan.

 

An overnight luxury adventure from Adelaide to the Outback. Relax in the Lounge and dine in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant watching the world and your worries pass you by.
Wake up and watch a desert sunrise then make your way through the MacDonnell Ranges.

View Packages

 

Settle into your cabin and watch day turn into dusk across the desert skyline. Your day dawns in the tropical north. The pristine wilderness of Katherine is stirring and powerful, and you will have the chance to explore it from the water or land with your choice of off train experiences.

View Packages

Iconic Australian Experiences

Kakadu National Park

Heritage listed and the largest National Park in Australia covering 20,000 square kilometres & one of the most diverse landscapes. Be amazed at the wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air. Cruise the Yellow Water Billabong and searching for saltwater crocodiles & marvel at rock art galleries & traditions of the Indigenous people of Kakadu.

Explore Darwin

Join a city sights tour for the perfect introduction to Darwin with expert commentary from a local guide See the Stokes Hill Wharf area, the Mooring Basin, the Darwin Aviation Museum, East Point Military precinct and take time to enjoy the Museum & Art Galley of the Northern Territory and much more!

Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters

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Crowne Plaza Alice Springs is Sportsnet® preferred accommodation for the Tatts Finke Desert Race

Nestled at the foot of the majestic MacDonnell Ranges and is located next to the Alice Springs Convention Centre and Alice Springs Golf Course. Facilities include a Casino, Wellness Centre, Restaurants and bars – including Juicy Rump Bar and grill, Tempo, a wine and tapas bar and Tali offering modern Australian Cuisine with outback influences.