Transport

2017 Transport Details

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

Newcastle Airport offer a transport service to Nelson Bay and the Newcastle area starting at $75 for 2 people. Contact the airport Information desk for bookings.

Phone: 02 4928 9822 or Email nais@newcastleairport.com.au)

A shuttle transfer service will be available on Friday 26th and Sunday 28th.

STAGE 1 AND STAGE 3 ARE LOOP COURSES, NO SHUTTLE SERVICE IS NEEDED

STAGE 2 BRIAR RIDGE VINEYARD BACK TO AUDREY WILKINSON

Shuttle bus transport will be arranged to take you back to Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard and get your car once you have crossed the finish line at Briar Ridge. There will be a few shuttles to ensure you have time to sit back and relax and enjoy the food, wine and local produce at the picturesque Briar Ridge Vineyard. Be sure to check in at Information Services on the day to secure your spot!

*The Shuttle will depart from the very front of the Briar Ridge Property Gates

  • Bus 1 (Orange) - departure time 11.30pm
  • Bus 2 (Blue) - departure time 1.00pm

STAGE 4 DIXON PARK – BLACKSMITHS BEACH (SWANSEA BELMONT SLSC)

Shuttle bus transport will be arranged at the start of the day from the finish location of Dixon Park to the start location of Belmont Swansea SLSC. This transport is ideal for those who want to hang around for DROP IN NEWCASTLE: Eats, Beats & Bikes finish line festival.

*Make sure you see the friendly Port to Port team at Information services to secure your bus spot.

  • Bus 1 (Black) - departure time 6:30am

AND YOUR BIKE?

While we can’t get your bikes on the bus we will have bike trailers heading back also be sure to reserve your spot at Information Services.

*Please be aware that you must load and secure your own bike. 

Parking

With a different location each day, the parking situation changes as we move through each stage. Check the details below for info on each day.

Stage 1  - D’Alboras Marina Nelson Bay Victoria Parade Nelson Bay NSW

Parking is very limited in this location. Metered Street parking is available on Victoria Parade. You will also find free parking in the following locations: 

Donald Street:

Cascade Arcade Car Park (3 hour limit)

Multi Level Car Park( bottom level is 3 hour limit, level 2 and 3 are all day

Shoal Bay Road:

Neil Carroll Park

Bill Strong Oval Car Park

Victoria Parade: 

Fly Point Beach /Reserve

Stage 2 – Audrey Wilkinson Winery - 750 De Beyers Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

 Free parking is available onsite. Follow the signage to the designated parking areas at the entrance of the Vineyard

Briar Ridge Vineyards. 593 Mount View Road, Mount View

There will be limited parking at the Vineyard. Head straight into the main gates and you will be directed to the designated parking area.

Stage 3 – Cooranbong Park, Freemans Drive Cooranbong

Parking will be available at the Local Church for a small donation. Please note cars are NOT PERMITTED to park on Freemans Drive

Stage 4 – Blacksmiths Beach, near Belmont Swansea SLSC

Free parking will be available at the park area, additional parking can be located along Ungala Road and side Streets. Please follow Parking Marshal directions.

Dixon Park, Merewether

Free Parking will be available at the top car park, enter via Ocean Street, Additional free parking is available at the car park located on John Parade. Due to road closures enter via Helen Street.

 

*Click here for a daily schedule of Port to Port MTB