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WHERE?

Mast­head Way, Sanc­tu­ary Cove, QLD

WHEN?

Thurs­day May 23 to Sun­day May 26, 2019

GET­TING THERE BY LAND

Free Park ‘N’ Ride – From Movie World SCIBS of­fers free park­ing and shut­tle bus ride ser­vice, thanks to its Park ‘n’ Ride part­ner­ship with Warner Bros’ Movie

World. Ac­cessed via Exit 60 on the Pa­cific Mo­tor­way, it’s first in, best dressed, with reg­u­lar shut­tles op­er­at­ing to the event. Pre-paid On­site Park­ing

For park­ing close to the ac­tion, SCIBS has lim­ited on­site park­ing avail­able, which can be pur­chased in ad­vance on­line when buy­ing your tick­ets. On­site car park passes are likely to sell out quickly, so book early. Car park­ing tick­ets are now avail­able from Tick­et­mas­ter. PRICES: Car Park 1 $15; Car Park 2 and 3 $40

Surf­side Pub­lic Bus Ser­vice

Get to the Sanc­tu­ary Cove boat show with Surf­side. Travel to South­port, then change to route 711 to Sanc­tu­ary Cove. Bus trans­port costs are ad­di­tional. For bus times phone 13 1230 or visit translink.com.au Chauf­feured To The Gate

Taxis, Ride Share ve­hi­cles and lim­ou­sines may drop off and pick up pas­sen­gers at the show en­trance. For taxi book­ings phone

131 008.

Dis­abled Ac­cess

There are lim­ited re­served car park spa­ces avail­able for mo­bil­ity im­paired vis­i­tors. These spa­ces are al­lo­cated on a ‘first in, best dressed’ ba­sis upon ar­rival. The rel­e­vant ve­hi­cles should en­ter Sanc­tu­ary Cove and fol­low the direc­tions of car park at­ten­dants to P4 Car Park. Wheel­chairs are also avail­able and can be re­quested at any of the en­trances. For ease of ac­cess, dis­abled bath­rooms are lo­cated in and around The Marine Vil­lage. For all en­quiries re­gard­ing dis­abled ac­cess and fa­cil­i­ties dur­ing the event, phone the Boat Show Of­fice on (07) 5577 6011.

BY AIR

He­li­copter trans­fers will be avail­able from the Marina Mi­rage Heli­port for $100 one way and $180 re­turn. Car park­ing avail­able at Marina Mi­rage. To pur­chase trans­fers, phone Gold

Coast Heli­tours on (07) 5591 8457 or visit www. gold­coas­the­li­tours.com.au

BY SEA

Mar­garita Cruises

Mar­garita Cruises MV Kilkie will be op­er­at­ing a reg­u­lar ser­vice from the Col­man Fam­ily Park boat ramp/jetty, Talla­wood Road, Coomera. A short eight-minute trip, this ser­vice will op­er­ate from 8am to 5.30pm daily. Lo­cal street park­ing avail­able and no book­ings re­quired. Cost is $15 per per­son re­turn for adults and $5 re­turn for chil­dren. For more in­for­ma­tion phone 0438 605 528 or visit mar­gar­i­tacruises.com.au

Pri­vate boats

The Sanc­tu­ary Cove Marina is closed dur­ing the Boat Show; no moor­ings or berths are avail­able and no pri­vate boat pas­sen­ger dropoffs are per­mit­ted. Pri­vate boats may an­chor nearby in the Coomera River and ad­join­ing wa­ter­ways. The Volunteer Marine Res­cue Ser­vice op­er­ates a ferry pick-up ser­vice from pri­vate boats to the marina en­trance for a gold coin do­na­tion per pas­sen­ger.

HOW MUCH?

DAY TICKET

Adult gate $25 (on­line price $20) Con­ces­sion gate $20 (on­line price $16) Chil­dren un­der 15 free

To pur­chase on­line, visit tick­et­mas­ter.com.au and search Sanc­tu­ary Cove In­ter­na­tional

Boat Show.

A part­ner­ship with RACQ, Queens­land’s largest au­to­mo­tive club, means mem­bers can also pur­chase 2-for-1 tick­ets on­line through the RACQ web­site prior to the gates open­ing.

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