The Tatts Finke Desert Race is an off road, multi terrain two-day race for bikes, cars & buggies. It travels through desert country from Alice Springs to the small Aputula (Finke) community. Held each year on the June Queen’s Birthday long weekend its one of the biggest events in the Northern Territory. “Finke” (as it’s commonly known) has the reputation of being one of the most difficult and remote offroad courses in the world. Finke is unique and the most fun you can have with a helmet on!
Need to stay in touch whilst at the Finke Desert Race?
Alice Springs pretty famous for being remote. So, if you need to stay in touch whilst you’re at the event; give us a call. We make this process as easy as humanly possible! Getting equipment to you promptly, at a great price, with clear and concise user instructions.
There are a few different satellite networks and phones available depending on your requirements. The Thuraya XT-Lite is our ‘go-to’ device for most Finke Race participants. You’re best to have a chat to help confirm what will suit your needs.
The RescueMe PLB1 is the smallest and lightest emergency beacon on the market. This dual band device will have you covered if you find yourself in a situation of “grave and imminent danger”. Keeping it in easy reach, this device is easy enough to activate if the need arises and rescue services will be notified and called to action.
With GPS, full contour maps and ability to send and receive messages anywhere, this is a handy tool for such adventures. The tracking feature on this device, which requires an active Garmin subscription plan, is a great way to share your location with those that can’t be out on there with you at Finke Desert Race. You can also control this device from your smartphone which can be handy to texting purposes.