The Pyrenees Region is within easy reach of Melbourne, Ballarat, Bendigo, Halls Gap and the Wimmera. We are an easy 2 hour drive from Melbourne, just over an hour from Bendigo and only 1 hour’s drive from both Ballarat and Halls Gap.
By Car from Melbourne
From Melbourne head to Ballarat on Highway M8. Exit onto Sunraysia Hwy/B220 toward Learmonth/Avoca/St Arnaud/Mildura. Or catch a VLINE service and then one of our organised buses from Ballarat.
Return bus travel from Ballarat for the Avoca Wine Festival will be available.
Return Bus Transfers from Ballarat ($25 return)
Book your return ticket from Ballarat. Departing from the Civic Hall at 9:50am and leaving Avoca at 5pm.
** BOOKING DISCLAIMER. This service will only proceed with a minimum number of 35 bookings. The Event Organisers will be contact should this number not be reached.
Shuttle Bus — Avoca ($5)
Return Shuttle bus pick up from the Avoca Raceclub Campground at 11:45am & 12:15pm. Bus will depart the Wine Festival at 5:10pm and from the Avoca Hotel at 6pm.
Shuttle Bus — Moonambel, pick up from 11am ($10)
Return Shuttle bus pick up from Warrenmang Resort at 11am, Moonbeam Cottages at 11:05am and the Moonambel Pub at 11:10am. Return Bus will depart the Wine Festival at approx 4:15pm.
Other Pyrenees Pick-Ups
Other pick-ups can be arranged by calling Powers Buslines direct on 0418 394 368.
Camping & Accommodation
For those wanting to spend the weekend under the Pyrenees stars, the Avoca Shire Turf Club offer camping at the racecourse for only $15 per night per site. For more details and other accommodation in the region click here.