Getting to the festival is easy with heaps of ways to arrive and depart:

BUS SHUTTLE

A regular 15-20 minute shuttle service will operate directly from South Geelong station, commencing 11.45am through to 3pm. Return services commence at 5pm with stops at South Geelong station and Geelong’s CBD after 7pm only.

REGIONAL BUSES

For your convenience, buses will operate from the following regional and coastal towns;

Return Tickets

Portarlington
(town centre) $30/Drysdale (main st bus stop) $27 /Leopold (Ash Rd) $15
Ocean Grove (The Terrace) $25/Barwon Heads (Apco) $25/Warralilly (BHR Bus stop) $15
Torquay (McDonalds) $25 / Armstrong Creek (Armstrong Blvd/Odyssey Tavern) $15

#Buses from/to South Geelong Station do not need to be booked and will run all day.

To buy Regional Bus tickets click HERE

TRAIN

There are regular services to South Geelong station on V/line,  buses will then run from South Geelong station to GABF Geelong.

TAXI

A taxi rank will be available at the event for departure.

  • Geelong Taxi 131 008
  • Bellarine Taxi 132 211

CAR

There will be parking at the event, however if you are planning to consume alcohol we suggest you utilise one of the other forms of transport. Parking will incur a $5 fee per car (all proceeds to Masters Football Club). Directions from Melbourne to Geelong Race Course. The TAC Vanessa bus will also be present at the festival with breath testing facilities.

PLANE

Avalon airport is a 20 minute drive from Geelong. See the Avalon Shuttle for services. Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne is approximately 90 minutes from Geelong. See Gull Shuttle for services.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Via bus Route 61 is the nearest bus route. For times of this other bus routes from outside Geelong go to Mcharrys bus timetable.

Accommodation

There are many accommodation options in Geelong, the Bellarine and along the Surf Coast.

  • Bayside Geelong 03 5244 7700 (2 night minimum)
  • Mercure 03 5223 6200 (2 night minimum)
  • Surf Coast Holiday Park 03 5264 1243 (next to Odyssey Tavern & Brewery)
  • St.Leonards Caravan Park 03 5257 1490

Or you could try Trivago or Stayz. For accommodation assistance call Geelong Tourism on 1800 755 611.