In 2014 the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is proud to announce an arrangement with Translink to bring visitors of the show FREE train travel on all regular Queensland Rail City Network trains when they display a pre-purchased ticket to and from the event (excluding RailBus).* Adult tickets start from just $20 when pre-purchased online so all visitors are encouraged take advantage of this great new offer.
For more information regarding train times please visit www.translink.com.au.
*Free train travel is only available on event days, 22-25 May 2014, when a valid ticket is displayed.
The new public car park for all Boat Show visitors is located at Millaroo Drive, Helensvale, just south of Westfield Helensvale and is easy to find off Exit 62 travelling from either direction on the Pacific Motorway. This car park is FREE for all visitors of the Boat Show.
There is also a free Park ‘n’ Ride car park located at Sickle Avenue, Hope Island with free shuttle bus services however this car park is extremely limited with space and only available on a ‘first in, best dressed’ basis.
As usual, the Park ‘n’ Ride shuttle bus service will be operating FREE for visitors of the Boat Show. In 2014, the shuttle bus will be a continuous three-stop route between the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, Helensvale Train Station and the Park ‘n’ Ride Car Park in Helensvale. The service operates from 7:30am – 7pm on Thursday 22 and Sunday 25 May, and 7:30am – 9pm on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 May.
A wide range of alternative transport options are available for travelling to the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show including taxis, limousines, helicopter, water taxis, ferries, airport transfers and private transfers.
Helicopter transfers will be available from the Marina Mirage Heliport for $100 one way and $180 return. Transfers will also be available from the Helensvale Park ‘n’ Ride Car Park for $80 one way and $150 return. Helicopter transfers are also available from various other locations. Please call Gold Coast Helitours +61 7 5591 8457 or visit the Gold Coast Helitours website here for further details and direction.
Sanctuary Cove Boats & Cruises
The ‘MV Kilke’ will be operating regularly from the Tallawood Road Boat Ramp (Foxwell Road, Coomera Waters). A short 8 minute trip, this service will operate from 8.00am – 5.30pm/ 6.00pm daily. No bookings required. Cost is $15.00 per person return (kids to 12 are free). Local street parking available. For more information call 0414 533 300.
Castille III Ferry Service
‘Castille III’ will be departing from the front of Waterline Restaurant at Gold Coast City Marina daily during the show. Departing on the hour from 8.00am until 6.00pm, with the last run from Sanctuary Cove at 6.30pm. Cost is $10.00 per person (one-way). For more information call 0418 450 585.
The Sanctuary Cove Marina is closed during the Boat Show. No moorings or berths are available. No private boat passenger drop offs are permitted.
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 an Australian currency gold coin donation per passenger. Vessels must be moored within government requirements and all risk is borne by the visitor.
Taxis and limousines may drop off and pick up passengers at the entrance of the event.
For taxi bookings please call 131 008. For limousine bookings you may call Corporate Limousines on 1300 790 296.
If traveling by private car, you can be dropped off and picked up at P2 Car Park. Enter Sanctuary Cove and follow the signs to P2 Car Park. Traffic controllers will direct you to the drop off and pick up point. A complimentary shuttle service will transport you to the show. There is no public parking at this point.
Travel direct to the show on Surfside Buslines. Travel to Southport, then change to route 711 to Sanctuary Cove. Bus transport costs are additional. For bus times call 13 1230 or visit www.translink.com.au.
There are eight reserved car park spaces for use by mobility impaired visitors during the event. The relevant vehicles should enter Sanctuary Cove and follow the signs to P5 Car Park. These spaces are allocated on a ‘first in, best dressed’ basis on arrival.
Wheelchairs are also available for use during the event 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, please contact the Boat Show Office on +61 7 5577 6011.
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DISCLAIMER: Information is supplied in good faith by Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show Pty Ltd and its contractors. Mulpha Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show Pty Ltd and its contractors do not guarantee the accuracy of information provided by suppliers and transport operators. Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show visitors should confirm all arrangements direct with transport providers. Unexpected circumstances or weather changes could change operations and transport. The above information is subject to change without notice.