11 Day Tour of Tasmania with guest guide, Shonny Vanlandingham, former World Champion. rescheduled to 5-15 Novemver, 2020 (23/03 This is only $1492 USD!!!).

South Hobart, Tasmania

Join us for 11 days and 10 nights on the stunning island of Tasmania. You’ll ride some of the worlds most remote and breath-taking wilderness, flow & gravity trails! 7 days riding, 2 MTB Parks (Derby + Maydena) & walks in 3 National Parks.

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Tour of Tassie
Tasmanian Mountain Bike Adventures
and guest guide
Shonny Vanlandingham

Dates: 5th November – 15th November, 2020
11 Days/10 nights 

Package price $2,600 AU
Exchange rate (23/03/2020) to U.S. dollars = $1492 USD

11 days and 10 nights accommodation

7 days riding in 6 different regions

Visiting 3 or 4 National Parks

2 world acclaimed MTB Parks – Derby and Maydena

6 Nights accommodation in well reviewed airBnB’s or motels

2 nights accommodation in a historic penitentiary

2 nights camping on Tasmania’s stunning East Coast

All breakfasts

Airport pick ups and drop offs

All travel and transport once in Tasmania

All shuttles

Experienced guides and drivers

Reputable MTB Tour Company – only 5 star reviews in past 3 years!


Tour review from Carolyn and Joe from the USA, who completed a 9 day tour with us in April 2019.


I am spoiled for life! I am certain there can’t be a better tour company on Earth. Our nine day itinerary was custom planned with full days with a plethora of varied trails that always kept things exciting, and scenery that highlighted Tasmania’s beauty.

Phil knew how to make the long hours riding around Tasmania in the van engaging with his continual laugh out loud stories as well as sharing interesting history and facts about the areas we were traveling. He has mastered the art of story telling. I don’t think I have ever laughed so much in a day.

The rides were so varied, and the hikes showed off the best that Tasmania has to offer.

Phil is a terrific servant leader, a fantastic communicator, a great listener, and planner. Rich, his sidekick and often behind the scenes helper, is a great addition to the operation.
This was my favorite vacation ever!!!”


This will be the 3rd time Shonny has come and joined us on tour. She has raced in every continent in the world (except Antarctica) and she believes the trails in Tasmania are the best she has ever ridden!!!

Starting in the state’s capital city, Hobart, we will take 11 days to complete a circuit travelling from the South, up the East coast, across the North, before heading down the midlands to finish back in Hobart. Along the way you will explore this beautiful state on bike, foot and bus. You will get to take in some of the most magnificent National Parks, wilderness areas and mountain bike trails! What this Island has to offer will blow you away!

The accommodation will be a mixture of Airbnb’s or motels, a penitentiary and glamping (all camping gear supplied-including very warm sleeping bags!).

You will ride for six full days and 2 half days, with lots of opportunities to take a break and skip a
ride if you need to. It will also include a couple of unforgettable short walks in national parks.

All breakfasts will be provided. Lunches and dinners will be available for you to purchase at a venue pre-organised.

You can expect opportunities to sample plenty of Tasmania’s amazing food on offer and explore some spectacular wild wilderness trails that few know exist! 

Your guides are locals, and Phil’s been riding this state for 25 years and will take you to some breathtaking wilderness.

Between rides you will travel on a modern and comfortable 14-seater bus with a fully enclosed/lockable trailer to keep your steed safe and stone chip free.

Along the way, you can expect to ride some of the best single track on the planet, at Derby. Derby is the only Australian MTB destination to host a round of the Enduro World Series, which it has hosted twice!

Just when you think it can’t get any better, we will take you to a small island off Tasmania’s coast where we will walk, ride and get really close to some of Australia’s favourite wild animals – kangaroo’s, wallabies and wombats (plus more)! We’ll do a night ride there and we might just get lucky enough to see a Tasmanian Devil!

The final day will be at Maydena Mountain Bike Park. This has a gravity fall of 820 meters and has over 60 trails to chose from! For those not gravity park inspired, Mount Field national park is a stones throw away or maybe you would rather visit MONA (Museum of Old and New Art), or just spend the day exploring Hobart.

We look forward to making this one of your best holidays EVER!!!


Thursday 5th November

  • Arrive at Hobart airport, Tasmania, Australia!
  • You will be picked up from the airport and taken to your accommodation for the next 2 nights.
  • Construct your bike or get fitted out for one of our hire bikes.
  • Group dinner at local venue.

Friday 6th November

  • Breakfast at one of Hobart’s best cafes
  • After breakfast we will shuttle into the foothills of Mount Wellington where we can roll down the historic Pipelinetrack back into Hobart. This first ride ensures all of our bikes are running smoothly before we head up much higher on Mount Wellington to ride the iconic North South Trail.
  • After lunch we will head to the Eastern Side of the Derwent River to ride some classic local trails on the Meehan Range.
  • Dinner at a local restaurant.

Saturday 7th November

  • 7.30 Breakfast early at accommodation. Pack up at accommodation
  • We will then visit Hobart’s world renown Salamanca Market and waterfront.
  • Lunch in Hobart
  • Drive to Triabunna marina to catch the Maria Island Ferry (take bikes with us)
  • Explore around the historic settlement of Darlington
  • Dinner at Darlington
  • Night ride
  • Accommodation in the Penitentiary

Sunday 8th November

  • Breakfast at accommodation
  • Ride and Walk to the summit of Bishop and Clerk (one of Australia’s best short walks). We can ride 2/3 of it. 
  • Lunch on the summit 
  • Fast decent to Fossil Cove
  • Ride to painted Cliffs
  • Longer riding options for those with the legs, back to Darlington for those who know there limits!!
  • Dinner at Accommodation

Monday 9th November

  • Breakfast at accommodation
  • Pack up. Be on wharf by 9.30am. for 9.45 departure
  • 10.30 depart Triabunna marina for Freycinet National Park to do Wine Glass Bay circuit walk.
  • Lunch in Swansea or Coles Bay
  • Afternoon do walk
  • Back on bus to drive to Camp Site further up the coast. Richard will have gone in advance to set up tents for us.
  • Dinner in Saint Helens.

Tuesday 10th November

  • Breakfast at campsite.
  • Drive to top of Blue Tiers (approx 1 hour 20) where we will do the 44km ride back to the east coast and our camp site.
  • We will take lunch with us. It can be purchased in Saint Helen’s on the way there.
  • Dinner in Saint Helen’s

Wednesday 11th November

  • Breakfast at camp
  • Help Richard pack up camp
  • Drive back to Blue Tiers to do the 19km Blue Tiers ride to Weldborough. Many riders consider this the best ride they have ever ridden!
  • Lunch at Weldborough Hotel
  • Shuttle to the Atlas Trail Head
  • Ride Atlas trail to Derby (approx 14km). If you’ve had enough riding you can take the bus back to Derby for a relaxing afternoon.
  • Dinner at a venue in Derby

Thursday 12th November

  • Breakfast at accommodation
  • Riding  Derby trails. Unlimited shuttles, all day to Black Stump. Get ready for some of the best and
    most fun single trail you may have ridden! 
  • Lunch at a local cafe
  • Back to the trails for more fun!!!
  • Freshen up at accommodation
  • Dinner at a local venue

Friday 13th November

  • Breakfast at accommodation
  • 1/2 day riding more trails at Derby. Unlimited shuttles again!
  • Lunch at a local venue
  • Pack up and head for Hobart down the midlands highway via Launceston
  • Dinner at a venue in Hobart
  • Accommodation in Hobart

Saturday 14th November

  • 7am Breakfast at accommodation
  • Option Day – 
    1. Bus to Maydena to ride Gravity Park (820 meters elevation). approx 1 hour and 15 minute drive. 
    2. Visit Mount Field National Park (only 15km from the Maydena MTB Park)  
    3. Take a ferry to MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) and spend the day.
    4. Chose your own adventure in or around Hobart.
  • Final tour dinner together at a venue in Hobart
  • Accommodation in Hobart

Sunday 15th November

  • Breakfast at accommodation
  • We will drive anyone to the airport that needs a lift there on the Sunday
  • Farewells…until we ride again!!!

Other info…Bike Hire:

If you would like to hire one of our Scott Genius 720’s or 940’s – dual suspension, dropper post,140mm and 150mm travel, we will be offering a fantastic deal to participants. We normally hire them for $100 per day, but for tour participants only, we will offer them to you for AU$720 (currently US$413.27 on 23/03/2020) for the entire tour! Helmets come with the bikes at no extra cost. If we have plenty of notice, we  will also be able to switch the brakes over for you to make life a little easier! Also let us know if you would rather SPD’s, or flats (or egg beaters).

Contact Details:

Tasmanian Mountain Bike Adventures

Phil Exton – Owner/Director

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +61 42882 9000

Shonny Vanlandingham

Email: [email protected]


South Hobart, Tasmania

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