Arrive by Car

Getting to the Sanctuary Cove Boating Festival is made easy with free onsite parking. Simply drive to Sanctuary Cove and follow the directions of our friendly volunteers to find your parking space.

Shuttle bus services will be operational from our overflow car park (P3) for those in need, however directional signage will also assist those who wish to enjoy the waterside walk to the event precinct via the hotel grounds.

Ride share, taxi services and private transfers are available and can drop guests off right at the entrance of the Festival.

Disabled parking will be available at the event. Please ask the volunteers to direct you to the disabled parking location if you have a valid pass.


Arrive by Water

Casual berthing will not be available during the Festival, however guests who wish to attend the event via private vessel can be transferred by Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) Southport for a gold coin donation each way.

Anchor your vessel in the Coomera River in the vicinity of Sanctuary Cove and contact VMR on VHF Ch.73 to organise your transfer. Services will be available each day of the event from 8.30am to 5pm.

Arrive by Bus

Surfside public bus services will continue to operate throughout the Festival, with Route 711 finishing at Sanctuary Cove. For public bus timetables, click here.

Accommodation Options

Why not make it a weekend and stay at Sanctuary Cove? The 5-star InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort is located around the event precinct and is your premium accommodation option to enhance your visit.

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