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. 


By Bus

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.

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** 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.

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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.

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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



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