Transport

Make sure to read the new Airport Bus information on the Updates Page - updated 9 Sept

International Flights & Hotels

Group flights or individual flights can be booked with Travel Bestway.
Accommodation either in the city of Brisbane or the smaller town of Ipswich can also be booked

Coaches & Shuttles

Daily coaches are available for guests to the Amaroo event on 5 to 9th September operating from some Ipswich, Springfield and Brisbane hotels. Please book and pay for your coaches when you register for the event.  You can modify your booking if you have already registered. (details below)
There are free onsite shuttles buses that operate between Ivory's Rock Reception area, Jacaranda and Sandy Creek campgrounds. * Free buses between also run between the Pavilion and Amphitheatre.
Special Needs transport -  please see the information on the Special Needs page.

Fees

The Fee for daily coaches to/from specified hotels in Ipswich and Brisbane is a separate charge to the Registration Fee.  
The airport coach is also a separate cost.  Please see the prices below in  AUD$:
Coach/Bus OptionsAUD$
Brisbane Airport -> Amaroo -> Brisbane Airport
Return ticket (2 trips)
$160
Brisbane Airport -> Amaroo Or Amaroo -> Brisbane Airport
Single ticket (1 trip)
$95
Brisbane hotel -> Amaroo -> Brisbane Hotel
(10 trips)
$400
Ipswich hotel -> Amaroo -> Ipswich hotel
(10 trips)
$350
Springfield hotel -> Amaroo -> Springfield hotel
(10 trips)
$350

Please book your transport when you register for the event.
To modify Existing Registration Click here to access your booking and make changes.

Airport to Amaroo

Coaches will run every hour from the Brisbane International and Domestic Airport to Ivory’s Rock - subject to guest's plane/security/baggage delays

Saturday 3rd  & Sunday 4th September - hourly from 6am to 8pm 

If you are staying in Swagman, the last bus you should catch is at 4pm so you can set up your tent before its too dark. (which is a Safety risk) If you arrive too late, you should stay in Brisbane overnight and come the next day.

Airport Coaches to/from Amaroo do not stop at Hotels.

Directions to Coaches at Airport

You will be met at the airport by an Airport Co-ordinator who will greet you and direct you towards your coach.

At Brisbane International airport:

Turn left as you enter the arrivals hall (after Customs)
Proceed to the end of the hall
Go down the ramp signed Buses and Coaches to where your bus will be waiting.

At Brisbane Domestic airport:

Here are the directions from the Virgin and Qantas Domestic Terminals to the Amaroo Airport Bus.
 
VIRGIN
Turn right out of the airport building. Go past the Coffee Club. Take the travelator or lift to the Skywalk (the overhead pedestrian bridge to the carpark). Go past the Airtrain exit and take the next travelator to the left. Look for the Amaroo sign. Go down the travelator to the bus bays. Turn right and look for the D2 sign and wait for the bus.
 
QANTAS
Turn left out of the airport building. Take the first travelator or lift to the Skywalk (the overhead pedestrian bridge to the car park). Turn right off the travelator. Stay on left side of Skywalk. Go past the Airtrain exit and take the next travelator to the left. Look for the Amaroo sign. Go down the travelator to the bus bays. Turn right and look for D2 sign and wait for the bus  (Update 3 Sept)

Instructions On Bus:
The bus driver will load your luggage on the bus according to the colour of your luggage label (see below).
The bus will take you directly to your campground.
If you need help with Registration at the Ivory's Rock Welcome Hall, let the bus driver know and the bus will drop you there first.

Note:
Please tag your luggage with a large label in the same colour as your campground. Jacaranda Campground = Black.  Sandy Creek Campgrounds = Blue, Grey, Green, Yellow, Brown, Orange or Purple.

The coloured labels make sure that your luggage is loaded on the correct bus in the correct order. This reduces wait times at the airport and gets you on the road to Amaroo faster!

Please book your transport when you register for the event.
To modify Existing Registration Click here to access your booking and make changes.

Amaroo to Airport

Coaches will depart from Ivory’s Rock (Amaroo) to the airport on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th September.
On Friday night there will be one bus departing at Midnight.

Shuttles will pick you up at 11.30pm at the Green and Yellow storm shelter, and at Jacaranda campground.

On Saturday Buses will run every hour starting at 4.00am and the last one will be 3.00pm 

Shuttles will pick you up at 15 minutes before the hour at the Green and Yellow storm shelter, and at Jacaranda campground. eg: at 3.45am, 4.45am, 5.45am etc

The shuttles will take you to Amaroo Reception, where you can transfer to the Airport bus. Please deposit your luggage in the appropriate bin for the International or Domestic terminal. All buses will go directly to Brisbane Airport.

Express Transfers to Ipswich Hotels

ph 0409 084 150 0r +61 409 084 150
www.expresstransfers.net.au

Airport West Transfers to Ipswich Hotels

ph +61 7 3812 8751 or 0412 272 927
www.airportwesttransfers.com.au

Con-x-ion Airport Transfers to Brisbane City Hotels

Tel 1300 815 470 or from overseas on +61 7 5556 9888
Click here to book with Con-x-ion

Coaches to/from Amaroo do not stop at Brisbane or Ipswich Hotels. If you book together as a group this will reduce the cost of the shuttles per person.

Train Services

Brisbane Airport train station is located at both the Domestic & International terminal, to Brisbane Central Station or on to Ipswich. For prices and time table, use either of these links.
www.airtrain.com.au
If you are connecting to and from Ipswich, you will need to change platforms at Central Station, Brisbane City station.

Brisbane City (Central Station) to Ipswich

www.translink.com.au
or call TRANSLink 13 12 30.
Volunteers, arriving early should check with their managers about arranging transport from Ipswich Station to Amaroo pre and post event.

Please book your transfers when you register for the event.
To modify Existing Registration Click here to access your booking and make changes.

Operating daily from Brisbane to Ivory's Rock Pavilion and return 05 to 09 September.
Pick up your weekly pass on the coach where your payment receipt and Smart Card will be verified.

On the first day Monday 05 September coaches will depart at 10.30am.
On the following days Tuesday to Friday Coaches will depart from Brisbane daily at 7.00am.. Coaches will return one hour after the last event of the day concludes.

Pick up Points:
Marriott Courtyard Vulture St,
Flynn Apartments Upper Edward St,
Four Points Sheraton Mary St.

Please book your transfers when you register for the event.
To modify Existing Registration Click here to access your booking and make changes.

Operating daily from Ipswich to Ivory's Rock Pavilion and return 05 to 09 September.
Pick up your weekly pass on the coach where your payment receipt and Smart Card will be verified.

On the first day, Monday 05 September Coaches will depart at 11.00am
On the following days Tuesday to Friday Coaches will depart from Ipswich at 7.30am. Coaches will depart Ivory's Rock Pavilion exactly one hour after the last event of the day concludes.

Pick up Points:
Oaks Aspire,
Quest Ipswich,
Country Motel,
Best Western.

Please book your transfers when you register for the event.
To modify Existing Registration Click here to access your booking and make changes.

Operating daily from Springfield to Ivory's Rock Pavilion and return 05 to 09 September.
Pick up your weekly pass on the coach where your payment receipt and Smart Card will be verified.

On the first day, Monday 05 September Coaches will depart at 11.00am
On the following days Tuesday to Friday Coaches will depart from Ipswich at 7.30am. Coaches will depart Ivory's Rock Pavilion exactly one hour after the last event of the day concludes.

Pick up Points:
Quest Springfield
Springfield Hotel

Onsite shuttle buses operate between Ivory's Rock Reception, Jacaranda Campgrounds and the Pavilion.  These are free of charge and run regularly before and after events.  See Map

Amphitheatre Bus:

Free onsite buses run from Pavilion to the Amphitheatre and return. These are for the use of people who opt not to walk up the hill. These are operational before and after events.

Please note: Passes are no longer required to board the bus.

Special Needs - Please see the Special Needs page on this website

TAXI SERVICES

Yellow Cabs (Brisbane) T: 132227

Ipswich Yellow Cabs / 07 3281 2997 / https://www.qica.com.au/ipswich-yellow-cabs
13 Cabs / 61 131924 / https://www.13cabs.com.au/app/
My Private Transfers Ipswich / 61 420 903 617 / https://www.myprivatetransfers.com.au/

UBER
Uber from Brisbane Airport: https://www.uber.com/global/en/airports/bne/
Uber from Ipswich (partnering with Ipswich Taxi Company, use the Uber App): http://taxihowmuch.com/location/ipswich-qld-au

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