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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Below are some of our most frequently asked questions about the 2024 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. If these do not answer your questions, please reach out to contactus@sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au

SCIBS is a four-day immersive boating and lifestyle event showcasing the latest-and-greatest boating tech and equipment from over 300 exhibitors and featuring exclusive waterside VIP experiences.

The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily.

Sanctuary Cove, Gold Coast, QLD 4212

Yes, the event is wheelchair friendly. Our operations team are more than happy to assist with your requirements. Please get in touch by emailing contactus@sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au.

Pets are not permitted however certified assistance animals are welcomed.

Closer to the show you can find an exhibitor directory on our website which will inform visitors on who is on show and their location.

Yes you can, however alcohol is not permitted to be brought into the event.

Sanctuary Cove has many amazing cafes and restaurants, as well as grab ‘n’ go food options from the IGA. There will also be a couple of food stalls at the event.

Early bird tickets are available online for $30.00 plus booking fees until midnight on Wednesday 8 May, 2024. Beyond this time, tickets will be available at the full price of $35.00 plus booking fees.

There will be no box office onsite, tickets are available online only.

SCIBS offers 1 day tickets only.

Children under the age of 16 can attend for free when visiting with a paying adult.

The Lagoon Beach Club VIP Experience is a multi-zone space which offers private elevated experiences for guests from all-day dining, to pop-up bars, tasting experiences and live entertainment. Your VIP status means you’re free to wander the show and return to the sanctuary of your own little slice of sea-side heaven, whenever you wish.

Getting to SCIBS has never been easier, with a range of options via land, air and sea. Visit our getting here page for more info.

A free Park ‘n’ Ride service operates from Warner Bros. Movie World, conveniently located off the M1.

We have limited disabled parking bays allocated onsite close to the gate. These operate on a ‘first in, first served’ basis. Once these spaces are full, we try our best to accommodate disabled parking onsite as close to the entry as possible. When you arrive at the checkpoint, simply ask the attendant to direct you to the disabled parking area, and ensure you have your valid pass visible for review. Disabled parking onsite is free of charge.

We have a dedicated public drop off zone where you can get dropped off at the gate via taxi, limo or your favourite ride share. Our drop off points are no standing, so be ready to hop in or hop out of your ride.

Yes, you can use the public drop off zone to get dropped off by any private vehicle. Our drop off points are no standing, so be ready to hop in or hop out of your ride.

Public bus route 711 will operate as normal in and out of Sanctuary Cove.

The Marina is closed during the event and only authorised vessels are able to access the Sanctuary Cove harbour. You can anchor in the Coomera River and get ferried into the event from VMR for a small donation. For more information on arriving by water, visit our getting here page.

The Lagoon Beach Club is an 18+ licensed venue.

Parking is not included with either General Admission or VIP tickets.

We recommend using our free Park’n’Ride from Movie World.

Concessions tickets will be available from Thursday 9 May at the price of $31.00 plus booking fees.
Ahead of this date the early bird tickets are available online for the cheaper price of $30.00 plus booking fees.

VIP Experience dress code is smart casual/cocktail attire.
The Lagoon Beach Club reserves the right to refuse admission for unsuitable attire which includes; offensive clothing or swimwear and anything else deemed inappropriate by security or management.
All guests must wear suitable footwear (no thongs or slides).

Swimming is not permitted at the Lagoon Beach Club VIP Experience.

The Lagoon Beach Club VIP Experience is open from 10AM – 5PM.

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