The Route

In 2019 competitors will drive through Victoria over 4 days from 14 November until 17 November. They will drive over 1200 kms and complete 70 time trials. 2019 will be the biggest and best Australian Tribute to this famous Italian event so far.

Check out our new interactive Regions Google maps below and click each day to drill down to street level for the course the drivers will navigate over the 4 days.

The 4 exciting days of the Targa Florio Australian Tribute promises to be provide a selection of the best driving roads Victoria has to offer. It also promises to car enthusiasts plenty of opportunities to view these great vehicles.

If you enjoy Classic Cars, particularly from 1906 to 1976, Ferraris from 1977 and Supercars from 1990 then you will enjoy seeing the field of close 100 vehicles that take part in this great event.

Keep an eye on this page as we will provide specific course times each day so you can plan ahead and get the best viewing spot to see this wonderful cars.

Torquay – Flinders

Flinders – Phillip Island

San Remo – Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley – Carlton

Best Viewing Locations

Torquay – Point Danger | Event Start | 7.00 – 8.30am
Anglesea – Great Ocean Rd Chocolaterie | PC Time Trials | 9.00am
Lorne, SLSC car park | Stamp Point | 9.45am
Queenscliff – Bellarine Railway Queenscliff Station | Lunch Stop | 12.45pm
Sorrento | First car ferry arrives | 2.45pm
Flinders, Cook St | Street Festivities | 4.00pm

Region Highlights


The official start point of the Great Ocean Road, Torquay is Victoria’s surfing and beach worship capital.


Operated and maintained by dedicated volunteers, the Bellarine Railway offers visitors a unique opportunity to re-live the sights, smells of a by-gone area by riding on a steam or diesel hauled heritage train.

Day 2: Flinders to Phillip Island


Best Viewing Locations

Flinders, Cook St | 8.00 – 9.00am
Hastings – Marine Parade | PC Time Trial | 9.45am
Ripplebrook Winery | Lunch Stop | 12.00pm
Korumburra – Station St | PC Time Trial | 1.30pm
Cowes – The Esplanade | PC Time Trial | 4.00pm
Cowes – Thompson Ave | Street Festivities | 4.00pm

Region Highlights


Flinders offers stunning landscapes; the mystery of dramatic volcanic features, unspoilt and wild beaches and scenic walking tracks

Phillip Island

Pristine white beaches and hi-octane motor sports, endless family fun and iconic wildlife, you’ll find it all on a seaside holiday at Phillip Island, just 90 minutes from Melbourne. See little penguins and sleepy koalas in their natural habitat, teach the kids to swim on a quiet bay beach.

Day 3: San Remo to Yarra Valley


Best Viewing Locations

San Remo Foreshore carpark | 7.30 – 8.30am
Mirboo North, Baromi Park | Stamp Point | 11.00am
Haunted Hills – Hill Climb Track | Lunch Stop | 12.00pm
Noojee – Heritage Centre | PC Time Trials | 2.00pm
Healesville – Festa di Via Verde | PC Time Trials | 4pm onwards

Region Highlights

Haunted Hills, Bryant Park

This great facility is part of the Hill Climb motorsport events calendar and provides the perfect surrounds for our competitors to shine as they complete various trials around the circuit.

Green St Festival, Healesville

The Festa della via Verde, Healesville celebrates the best of the local Italian culture. It is a perfect opportunity to watch the competitors put through their paces as they complete their time trials as part of this event.

Day 4: Yarra Valley to Melbourne


Best Viewing Locations

Chirnside Park – Yarra Valley Lodge | 7.30 – 8.30am
Tooborac – Tooby Pub | Stamp Point | 10.30am
Woodend, High St service lane | Lunch Stop | 12.00pm
Carlton – Lygon St | Event Grand Finale | 3.30pm

Region Highlights

Mt Macedon

See glimpses of magnificent mansions and the exotic European plantings that change with every season as well as getting up close and personal with native wildlife and birds that inhabit the tall mountain ash forest.

Melbourne Italian Festa

In a celebration of the Italian Culture the Melbourne Italian Festa is a great place to come and see the best of what Lygon St has to offer. It also the perfect place host to the Grand Finale of the Targa Florio Australia Tribute and presentation ceremony for 2019.