There isn't a moment to be aimless in Tasmania! From sports to food and everything in between, our holiday parks are conveniently located near the best festivals and games in the state. With summer approaching, Tasmania teems with life. Enjoy the cultural life of the Apple Isle.
Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race (26-27 December 2016) Hobart
One of the most prestigious boating events in the world, the Sydney to Hobart yacht race is a thrilling start to the holiday season in Hobart. Watch the yachts anchor in after a long and difficult race across the choppy waters of the Bass Strait. A spectacle for the whole family, end 2016 with a view of this grand fleet.
Taste of Tasmania (28 December 2016 - 3 January 2017) Hobart
Enjoy the waterfront with this festival of indulgence. Taste of Tasmania is one of the state's most popular events, celebrating all things food, drinks, and local produce. Wander the streets of Hobart to find jamming musicians and a variety of arts & food stalls. Families will be kept busy with the festival's free program of children's events through the Family Fun Zone: facepainting, jumping castles, and rides galore!
MONA FOMA - MOFO (18-22 January 2017) Hobart
MONA's Festival of Music and Arts has been showcasing acclaimed artists and performers for nearly a decade. An exciting lineup of contemporary and classic musicians, January explodes with creativity and tunes in Tasmania's capital.
Cradle Mountain Run (4 February 2017) Cradle Mountain
Take a day to run through a picturesque dream of trees and trails in Cradle Mountain along the Overland Track. Not for the faint of heart, running enthusiasts flock to the 80km+ ultramarathon race. Many train for this challenging race through the steep hills of the park. Discover Cradle Mountain with quick feet!
Festivale (10-12 February 2017) Launceston
Explore the historic precinct in the riverside city of Launceston during this three day extravaganza. Under the City Park's elm trees, discover the wine and beer route of the Tamar Valley or sit down for one of the many performances in the outdoor theatre featuring internationally acclaimed buskers.
Targa North West (18 February 2017) Burnie
As part of the world's largest tarmac rally event, Targa Australia, Targa North West is one of the country's most exciting motorsport competitions. 2017 will be covering a much wider region of the state's northwest cornering, expanding into a true multi-stage experience. Not far from our Devonport park, satisfy your need for speed to spectate a race of some of the most exclusive sports cars available.
Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships (11-19 February 2017) Evandale
A short drive from Discovery Parks - Hadspen, be delighted by this quirky and quintessential Tasmanian event. Ever seen the bicycles with a large front wheel and a tiny back wheel? That's penny farthing! Watch competitors whizz by in the Guinness Book of World Records' largest penny farthing racing event.