Bus Schedule

There will be circling free shuttle buses between all the venues during the day with drop offs at requested accommodation for all ticket holders. See below for timetable info.

DAY SHUTTLE

Friday 8th November 0.900 – 16.00
Saturday 9th November 09.00 – 16.00
Sunday 10th November 09.00 – 14.00

Day shuttles on a constant loop as follows. Expect up to 15 minutes between buses.

Bus Route

Beach Court / Club Croc / Bush Village
9.00/10.00/11.00#/12.00*/13.00*

Marina Shores
9.05/10.05/11.05#/12.05*/13.05*

Sea Star Apartments (Cnr Nara & Orana)
9.10/10.10/11.10#/12.10*/13.10*

Airlie Motor Lodge/Airlie Guest House
9.15/10.15/11.15#/12.15*/13.15*

Airlie Apartments/Sunlit Waters
9.20/10.20/11.20#/12.20*/13.20*

Azure Sea
9.25/10.25/11.25#/12.25*/13.25*

Terraces/Toscana/Waters Edge
9.30/10.30/11.30#/12.30*/13.30*

Whitsunday Vista/Blue Horizons/Peppers/Colonial Palms
9.35/10.35/11.35#/12.35*/13.35*

EVENING SHUTTLE

Buses will start at Sailing Club then conduct transfers through town to Airlie Cove Resort and Reef Gateway Hotel as required and on a loop through town (picking up at designated bus stops only) and dropping off at participating resorts only as required by patrons. Route will be determined by the drivers based upon where people are staying.

Friday 8th November 22.00 – 01.00
Saturday 9th November 22.00 – 01.00
Sunday 10th November 19.00 – 23.00

 

 

PICK UP LOCATIONS FOR ACCOMMODATION GUESTS

Azure Sea – Coconut Grove Bus Stop

Airlie Motor Lodge – X-Base Bus Stop

Airlie Apartments – X-Base Bus Stop

Airlie Beach Hotel – Coconut Grove Bus Stop

Airlie Guest House – X-Base Bus Stop

Back Packers By The Bay – Hermitage Drive Bus Stop

Beach Court Holiday Units – Stewart Drive Bus Stop or Whitsunday Shops Bus Stop

Blue Horizons – Hermitage Drive Bus Stop

Bush Village – Club Croc Bus Stop or Whitsunday Shops Bus Stop

Coral Sea Resort – Airlie Main Street or X-Base Bus Stop

Colonial Palms – Hermitage Drive Bus Stop

Discovery Parks – Discovery Parks Bus Stop

Island Gateway Caravan Park – Bus Stop Opposite Jubilee Tavern

Kipara – Airlie Cove Bus Stop

Marina Shores – No close bus stop, will need to wait for allocated bus

Mango House – Bus Stop Opposite Jubilee Tavern

Mantra Boat House – Coconut Grove Bus Stop

Mantra Club Croc – Police Station Bus Stop

Peppers – Hermitage Drive Bus Stop

Reef Gateway Hotel – Bus Stop Opposite

Sea Star Apartments – Airlie Main Street or X-Base Bus Stop

Seabreeze / Mirage – Police Station Bus Stop

Sunlit Waters – Airlie Main Street or X-Base Bus Stop

Terraces – Coconut Grove Bus Stop

Toscana – Coconut Grove Bus Stop

Whitsunday Vista – Hermitage Drive Bus Stop

Waters Edge Resort – Coconut Grove Bus Stop

Mirage Whisper Bay – End of Driveway

Coral Sea Marina – Bus Stop (South End) / Sorrento’s

Airlie Main Street Bus Stop – Hogs Breath

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