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Finke Desert Race

The iconic Finke Desert Race is an off-road, multi terrain two day race for bikes, cars, buggies and quads through desert country from Alice Springs to the small Aputula (Finke) community. The race is held each year on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June.

The race is the main feature in the off road racing calendar and the King of the Desert Trophy is arguably the most sought after prize, although...just getting there and back is a victory.

This unique outback event is said to be one of the most difficult off-road races in the world through remote terrain of red dirt, sand and spinifex. For 3 days, 650 bikes & quads and 150 buggies & trophy trucks compete annually at this one of a kind race.

The Tatts Finke Desert Race is Australia's ultimate desert race.

calendar icon     June 10 - 13

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phone icon    (08) 9852 8886

  Location icon    Finke & Alice Springs NT

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Earth Sanctuary

Make the most of your visit to Central Australia during the Finke Desert Race. Check out the suggested things to do, accommodation and activities packages on offer. If you can't find what you are looking for, contact us on 1800 645 199 or via the contact form. We're here to help with anything you need to make the most of your experience.


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