Hailed as home to one of the most picturesque courses on the planet, the Cairns Airport Adventure Festival draws the best of the best athletes (in 2016 from 42 countries). They come to compete in a destination where two World Heritage-listed icons meet – the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics rainforest (including the awe-inspiring jungles of the Daintree). The multisport festival features the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship, IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns, Coral Coast Triathlon, RRR Mountain Bike Challenge, Hekili Great Barrier Reef Ocean Challenge, Quicksilver Reef Swim – Green Island, Cairns Post Bright Night Run and McDonalds IRONKIDS Cairns.
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Tropical North Queensland has become a superhero on the world’s IRONMAN calendar, hosting the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship during this nine-day festival.