FAQs

FAQs

Where can I buy tickets?

You can purchase tickets from the Ticketek website, or you can purchase them on track on the weekend, from Barry Gurdon and the Harris Park entrances.

 

My child is under 12, do I have to buy them a ticket?

No, Children under 12 are free with any paying adult. However, if they are occupying a seat on a grandstand they will require a grandstand pass.

 

My child is under 3, do they need a ticket for the grandstand?

No children under 3 will not require any form of ticket. as long as your child will not be occupying a seat, and will sit on your lap.

 

Do I need to pay to get into the paddock?

No, the paddock is free at this year’s Bathurst 12 Hour?

 

How can I get there?

You can find out how to get to the event here.

 

Where can I stay?

Accommodation information is available here.

 

Where can I park? Is there accessible parking?

Parking information is available here.

 

Is there an accessible viewing platform?

The roof of the pit building is available for accessible viewing. This area is attended by volunteers throughout the Event and allows access to those patrons with a disability and one (1) companion.  Access to the pit roof is via the lift.

More accessibility information is available here.

 

What is Mountain access?

Mountain access allows you to park and view the race from the top of the mountain

$5 a day or $15 for 4 days per car

Mountain access passes can be purchased from the Barry Gurdon ONLY from Thursday 31st January to Sunday 3rd February. Please note this is cash only.

You will receive 1 sticker per car, this sticker must be affixed to the top right hand corner of your windscreen (outside) and must be visible at all times. This pass is not transferable.

Any vehicles failing to display this pass with have their car towed at their own expense.

The mountain access pass does not act as a camping pass!

 

Do I need an event ticket to get mountain access?

Yes, all passengers in the vehicle will require a valid event ticket as well as the mountain access pass.

 

What are the event opening hours?

Gate opening times are as follows:

– Thursday – 8.00am
– Friday – 6.45am
– Saturday – 6.45am
– Sunday – 4.30am

 

Where am I able to purchase an event program?

The Official Program will be sold near the entrance gates and the official merchandise store in peak periods for $10 each.

 

What food options are available at the event?

There are a number of food outlets to choose from located around the event precinct.

Patrons may bring in limited quantities of food and drink for personal consumption. No alcohol or glass is permitted to be brought into the precinct.

Are alcoholic beverages available for purchase?

Alcoholic beverages are available for sale from the numerous bars and licensed outlets located throughout the venue. Bars will operate from 10am daily.

Liquor licensing laws prevent patrons from bringing their own alcohol into the venue in Harris Park. No glass is permitted.

What support services will be at/around the event?

St. John Ambulance will be operating a total of 2 first aid facilities and roving patrols located around the circuit. Refer to Track Map for locations.

Police services will be established within the vicinity of the event precinct and will be conducting roaming patrols throughout the days of the event.

Will there be baby/parents rooms available?

There are baby changing facilities at the following locations on track:

 – Level 1 in Grandstand 8 (access via the ramp).
There will be change tables and also an area for feeding
 – Bottom of Towers 1, 2 and 3 in the paddock (Paddock ticket required to gain access)
 – Level 1 of Pit Building next to Tower 1 (for Corporate guests)

 

Where am I able to ask for further information and get help?

The Information Booth is located at the Main Gate at Harris Park.

The Information Booth will be the first point of contact for all lost property.

Am I able to withdraw money at the event?

ATM’s are located in Harris Park.