Key points at a glance


This is a summary of the key points regarding access to and from both start and finish line precincts. Please also read all  details on the Start and Finish line logistics pages for complete information.

  • No drop offs or parking at or near the start line

  • No bib collection at the start line. Collect your bib on the Friday at the Carrington Hotel or on the Saturday morning at the Katoomba Christian Centre car park only

  • Plan to arrive at the Katooomba Christian Centre car park a minimum of 100 minutes before your wave start time.

  • Shuttle buses will also be able to pick up people staying in Central Katoomba, at the YHA Hostel (207 Katoomba Street).

  • Make sure you leave plenty of time! There will be queues, buses will be full at key points in time and there will be queues at the toilets when you get to the start.

  • Comprehensive details are available at this page


Bag drop

Competitors can drop bags only at the Race Start (you need to bring them on the bus from the car park). Please use the tag attached to your bib to tie to your bag.

These bags will be transported to the Race Finish for collection, you will need your bib to collect your bag. Please do not pack any valuables, phones, liquids etc in your bag. The organisers take no responsibility for the loss of any items through this service.

  • Take the free spectator buses to Caves House!

    • Buses depart Start Line at 7:45am

    • Buses depart from outside Carrington Hotel, Katoomba Street at 8.00am, 8.30am and 9:00am

    • Buses pick up from intersection of Duckmaloi Road and Caves Road from around 8.30am to 9.45am

  • There is no access for any private vehicles to Caves House via Caves Road

  • There is no access or parking for any private vehicles at Caves House unless your vehicle has a pre issued parking pass

  • There are a strictly limited number of parking passes for Caves House available for special needs access. Email with your case and details

  • Buses will depart Caves House for Katoomba in three main groups

    • The first group will start to depart by 1:15pm, a second group at around 2.30pm with the last bus expected to leave by approximately 4.15pm. Bus details will be updated closer to the race.

  • All bus movements are subject to Traffic Management control and may be subject to change. 

  • Comprehensive details are available at this page

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