Getting to Redcliffe Festival of Sails 

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Getting to Redcliffe Festival of Sails

Redcliffe Festival of Sails is located at Suttons Beach on the Redcliffe Peninsula, just 40 min north of the Brisbane CBD.

During the celebrations, there will be a number of changes to car park, road and traffic conditions. Please abide by all traffic control and parking signs.

Large crowds are expected around the Redcliffe Seaside Village Precinct and Suttons Beach Park for the festival. Patrons attending the celebrations are being encouraged to travel via free shuttle buses operating from the Redcliffe Showgrounds and Kippa-Ring Train Station.

Please note that Suttons Beach car park will also be closed for the event from 12pm, Thursday 14 April and reopening at 7pm, Friday 15 April. Settlement Cove Car Park will be closed for the duration of the event.

By Car

From Brisbane

Travel north on the Bruce Highway and take EXIT 133. Follow the signs along Anzac Avenue to Redcliffe (approximately 9km).

From Brisbane Airport

Travel north on the Gateway Motorway and take the Deagon Deviation exit crossing the Houghton Highway bridge to Redcliffe (approximately 10km).

From Sunshine Coast

Travel south along the Bruce Highway and take EXIT 133. Follow the signs along Anzac Avenue to Redcliffe (approximately 9km).

Park N Ride

Take the stress out of parking with FREE parking at the Redcliffe Showgrounds, Redcliffe and catch the courtesy shuttle bus to the festival. The shuttle runs frequently from 8:30am to 5pm on a continuous loop.

Changed Traffic Conditions

To assist with traffic and congestion in the local area regulatory ‘No Stopping’ signs will be installed in surrounding streets off Suttons Beach Park & Marine Parade. These include: Haskins Street, McCarthy Street, Langdon Avenue and Dix Street. Please note that parking restrictions apply and fines may be issued.

By Train

From Brisbane

Take the Redcliffe Peninsula line to Kippa-Ring Station and connect with the bus service to Redcliffe. For train timetable details visit www.translink.com.au.

Please note there will be some changes to train services over the Easter long weekend, please check the translink website for the latest updates.

From Sunshine Coast

Take the Springfield line to Petrie Station. Change trains and take Redcliffe Peninsula line to Kippa-Ring Station and connect with the bus service to Redcliffe. For train timetable details visit www.translink.com.au.

COVID Safety on Public Transport

Public transport has played an essential role in our community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. TransLink has worked closely with transport delivery partners, stakeholders and relevant government agencies including Queensland Health to ensure services have continued to run safely as scheduled.

As restrictions ease and we move into recovery, public transport will continue to play a key role in keeping ourcities moving.

To read Translink's full COVID-safe public transport plan click here.

Shuttle Bus

A courtesy shuttle bus will service Redcliffe Showgrounds, Kippa-Ring Station and the festival from 8:30am to 5pm.

HOWEVER, please note the shuttle bus will coincide with train arrivals and will operate every half hour from the Train station. Please refer to Translink for train timetables


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