TARGA Great Barrier Reef 2021

TARGA GREAT BARRIER REEF 2021

TARGA tours are designed to provide car owners a unique opportunity to drive their pride and joy on closed roads in some of the world’s ultimate driving locations.

The TARGA tour is a complete adventure. Enjoy driving your car through the tropical rainforest and coastal roads of Queensland, as well as fine food and wine, high quality restaurants and accommodation and the beautiful scenery.

This Father’s Day, get a taste of Targa Great Barrier Reef and get up close and personal with some of the fastest cars in Queensland.


Councillor Nick Pervan said due to the current Covid impacts across the country, the planned Super Stage as part of Targa Great Barrier Reef will now proceed in 2022.


“In 2021, Targa, Council and Innisfail Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to bring a taste of Targa to Innisfail.
“With about eighty cars in town, car enthusiastics have the opportunity to get a good look at participating cars with TARGACavalcade.


“The Targa cars will be parked along Rankin Street from 11:15am before commencing the cavalcade around 12:50pm. Rankin Street will be closed from 6:00am until 3:00pm to allow for the festivities.


Cr Pervan said the cavalcade will travel along Fitzgerald Esplanade, moving down the Corso and finishing on Mourilyan Road and should take about an hour to complete.

TARGA Town participating cafes

Business / Organisation name            Opening hours for TARGA Town Sunday 5th September, 2021

Queen's Hotel                                       8:00am - 2:30pm

Riverfront Cafe Innisfail                        6:30am - 3:00pm                                        

Sapore Di Italia                                     7:00am - 3:00pm

Empire Cafe and Catering                    7:00am - 3:00pm 

OLIVERI'S CONTINENTAL DELI         7:30am - 2:00 pm

Bite Me                                                 9:00am - 2:00pm

Innisfail Seafood                                   9:00am - 2:00pm 

Innisfail RSL                                         10:00am - 6:00pm 

 

 

 

TARGA TOWN

Spectators and drivers can make their way into TARGA Fest where the above local restaurants and cafes will be open. Families can enjoy a wonderful Father's Day breakfast at a local cafe or fuel up on one of the fantastic coffee spots in the area. TARGA participants and spectators are welcome to have a look at the cars particpating from 11:15 am before the Cavalcade which will comence at aprox 12:50 pm. 

Car enthusiasts and spectators are also welcome to have a chat with the drivers and take a look at the the 80 participating cars while on Rankin Street. 

The TARGA Town Map includes road closure times and viewing times for the Calvalcade Superstage.

For car enthusiasts who can't make it to the event TARGA Fest will be livestreamed and can be accessed via the above link. 

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Experience the thrill of being up close to rally cars zooming around the Innisfail township or perhaps a front row seat to adventure racing is more up your alley. No matter your interest-the Cassowary Coast region has something on offer for everyone.

Cassowary Coast Regional Council is encouraging interested members of the community to get involved and support local events by volunteering.

Mark Perry, CEO Targa said there are so many benefits of being involved in TARGA Great Barrier Reef, with the TARGA officials community regarded as one of the most tight knit in Australia, with lifelong friendships often formed. Our group of passionate motorsport enthusiasts get to experience the thrill of TARGA up close; many would say ‘the best seat in the house’”.  

Find out more: https://targa.com.au/home/targa-officials/

The Tours

TARGA tours are designed to provide car owners a unique opportunity to drive their pride and joy on closed roads in some of the world’s ultimate driving locations. 

In the TARGA tour, you will experience a true tarmac rally in a non-competitive format, while enjoying the same challenging drive as well known competitors including Jim Richards, Peter Brock, Sir Jack Brabham, Denny Hulme and the great Sir Stirling Moss, all legends of international motor sport. 

Experience the primal thrill of tackling turn after turn, the exhilaration of driving your car as it was designed, on roads that are otherwise never closed.

Grouped into packets, the TARGA tour is led by our experienced tour leaders, who are there to assist your driving pleasure and match you up with like-minded tour participants.

With a cross section of marvellously restored classic vehicles, as well as the latest in grand touring sports vehicles, the TARGA tour is for anyone. 

The TARGA tour is a complete adventure. Enjoy driving your car through the tropical rainforest and coastal roads of Queensland, as well as fine food and wine, high quality restaurants and accommodation and the beautiful scenery.

For more information on The Tours please visit https://targa.com.au/targa-great-barrier-reef-tour/the-tour/

Re live the action from the TARGA Great Barrier Reef 2021 Day 3 Highlights