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The Sunshine Coast is a safe and popular destination, thanks to its easy access, local airport and proximity to Brisbane, Australia’s third largest city. Conveniently located, the Sunshine Coast Airport is just 15 minutes drive from Cotton Tree, the Velothon race hub.

Sunshine Coast Airport is serviced by Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas domestically as well Air New Zealand who provide seasonal flight services from Auckland. Centrally located, the Sunshine Coast Airport offers a range of transport options including shuttle buses, hire cars, taxis, and public bus services.



The Sunshine Coast is easily accessed as a self-drive destination. Located about 100 kms north of Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland.  All major car rental companies are represented at both the Sunshine Coast Airport and Brisbane Airport


For our international guest travelling to Australia, make sure you check out the Australian Government website first to check if you require a visa to visit:

Airport Transfers


Con-x-ion bus service provides the most swift and efficient airport transfer service between Brisbane and Sunshine Coast Airport and your Sunshine Coast Accommodation:


Public Transport

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Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore has several near by Bus Stops with the 600 Sun Bus stopping within 500m of the Velo Clubhouse. To find out more information about this service head to the Translink Journey Plan at the following link: Translink - Plan Your Journey 


Car Hire


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Start & Finish Line Parking

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Designated parking at Start and Finish area is limited, we ask that all athletes and spectators driving to Start & Finish area plan before their trip and obey local parking regulation areas.

The areas below are additional recommended parking area for each days start and finish areas:

Day 1

Start: Ballinger Park, Buderim please follow directions of all Traffic Controllers and Police

Finish: Please look for on street parking in this area, please avoid Ballinger Rd, Buderim

Day 2

Start: Please look for on street parking in this area, please avoid Seaview Terrace, Moffats Beach

Finish: Please look for on street parking in this area, please avoid Pine Grove Road, Woombye

Day 3

Start: Novotel Twin Waters Resort, please follow directions of all Traffic Controllers and Police

Finish: Please look for on street parking in this area, please avoid The Esplanade, Cotton Tree