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The Shannons Targa Tour is a unique opportunity to take part in the world renowned Targa Tasmania as a Shannons club member and motoring enthusiast.  

You will enjoy the freedom of driving your pride and joy, your classic restoration, or brand new GT on the ‘Special Stages’ of the event.  You will rub shoulders with legends, feel the rush of the corners, the exhilaration of mountainous roads and enjoy a bonding journey like no other.

This is a team event, just as the main competition, each driver depends on their navigator to guide them through each stage and relies upon them to arrive at the next stage.  

This is the Ultimate driving experience.

·      Non Competitive
·      Posted Speed Limit
·      Minimum Level 2 Non Speed Licence



  • Return Travel for two people (twin share) and one car on the Spirit of Tasmania sailing to Tasmania on 14th April and sailing back to Melbourne on 21st April.
  • Seven Nights accommodation (twin share) in quality four star hotels
  • Three meals each day for two people for seven days
  • Symmons Plains Luncheon
  • Your vehicle displayed indoors at Silverdome for TargaFest
  • Your chance to meet and lunch with Jim Richards (7 time Targa Tasmania winner)
  • Road Books for all stages and touring stages
  • Competitor Lanyards and official ‘Invitation to compete’
  • Participation of each competitive stage of the event
  • Complimentary entry ticket to the official Welcome Party for Driver and Co -Driver
  • A set of metal Targa Tasmania number plates, and vehicle door panels.
  • Competitor briefing
  • Luggage service to follow the event 
  • Finishers Medallion for Driver and Co-Driver (upon completion of the event)

Documentation and Scrutiny | Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th April
Welcome Party | Sunday 15 April (Overnight in Launceston) 
 Day 1 | Monday 16 April (Overnight in Launceston) 
 Day 2 | Tuesday 17 April (Overnight in Launceston) 
 Day 3 | Wednesday 18 April (Overnight in Launceston) 
 Day 4 | Thursday 19 April (Overnight in Strahan) 
 Day 5 | Friday 20 April (Overnight in Hobart) 
 Day 6 | Saturday 21 April - Official Finish

Click Here to enter the Shannons Targa Tour 2018

Entries close 16th March 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact our Competitors Manager, Pam Stables on 6221 8888 or



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