General Event Info
Aireys Inlet, a gorgeous coastal hamlet where the familiar curves of the Great Ocean Road and dramatic nature of the Great Otway National Park begin. The landscape is dominated by the Split Point Lighthouse, enjoy the fabulous tour on offer. Spectacular trails through the Great Otway National Park for walking or riding and the local creeks and beaches, great for fishing, await you!
What to see & do
For assistance with planning your visit to Aireys Inlet, drop into the accredited Torquay or Lorne Visitor Centres, call 1300 891 152 or go to visitaireysinlet.com
WHERE CAN I STAY?
There are two websites to head to www.aireysinlet.org.au which is the Aireys Inlet Tourism site with lots of accommodation options on it or www.greatoceanretreats.com.au which is a local accommodation provider who mainly rents houses. There is also the local motel Lightkeepers Motel www.lightkeepersinn.com.au For those on a budget or who want to camp the Aireys Inlet Holiday Park www.aihp.com.au is a popular option.
PAY WHAT YOU THINK ITS WORTH
Entry is free to the festival, however, we have donation buckets on all stages and festival attendees (not artists) are requested to support the future of the festival by making a donation. Simply pay what you think its worth.
HOW DO I GET THERE?
Aireys Inlet is 90 minutes from Melbourne on the Great Ocean Road between Anglesea and Lorne. You can obviously drive or you can catch a train to Geelong and a bus from there. Check for timetables.
There are several large car parking areas. At the Aireys Pub, the Skate Park and on the large grass area on the north side of the bottom shops. ( There are two shopping areas in Aireys Inlet the top shops and the bottom shops) Normal parking regulations apply during the festival.
Entry is free. See "Pay what you think its worth" above.
Most of the venues are licensed. The Surf Coast Shire has a ban on drinking in public places.
AIREYS INLET PUB LICENCING REQUIREMENTS
The Aireys Pub is not an underage venue all minors (under 18) must be accompanied by a responsible legal guardian. No minors are permitted on premises after 10.00pm
Security will be checking all patrons and issuing wristbands to assist in managing these requirements.
Most of the stages are undercover and most of the seating areas are also covered or partially covered. We have tried to minimise the effect of the weather on the festival.
The final program will be published in the first week of March. It will be on this website, published in the Surfcoast Times and hard copies will be available at the festival.
If you have one go to our contact page.