Travel and Accommodation

This year's event will be held for the first time at the Winton Motor Raceway.  Winton is located near Benalla in Victoria, Australia and is located just a little over two hours drive from Melbourne.

Travelling via train with V-Line to Benalla - Winton


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Benalla and Winton Accommodation Options


 Campgrounds
 Winton Motor Raceway Campground 41 Fox Street, Winton VIC 3673                    
 03 5760 7100
 Benalla Showgrounds Caravan Park Cecil Street, Benalla VIC 3672                                      
 03 5762 2323           
   

 Hotels/Cabins 
 Glider City Motel                 
 2 Witt St, Benalla VIC 3672 03 5762 3399  
 Top of the Town 136-138 Bridge St, Benalla VIC 3672 
 03 5762 4866
 Avondel Motor Inn 21 Bridge St W, Benalla VIC 3672 03 5762 3672
 Rose City Motor Inn 1 Faithfull St, Benalla VIC 3672 03 5762 2611
 Executive Hideaway Motel 71 Samaria Rd, Benalla VIC 3672 03 5762 4055
 Comfort Inn Benalla 48 Bridge St W, Benalla VIC 3672 03 5762 4088
 Benalla Holiday Park 115 Sydney Rd, Benalla VIC 3672 03 5762 3434

** SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION OFFER for FRIDAY VOLUNTEERS**

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Winton Motor Raceway Campground

Volunteers and teams may also choose to camp onsite at Winton Motor Raceway. The campground is capable of accommodating in excess of 4,000 patrons, with hot showers and toilets available. The cost of camping is $60 per person for Thursday morning until Tuesday morning (inclusive), irrespective of the duration of stay. Tents, caravans and motor homes may be brought into the campground. No glass or campfires are permitted onsite, but BBQs may be used.

To secure a camp site, participants must register and pay online (www.wintonraceway.com.au/camping/) at least two weeks prior to the event. Access to the camping area will be restricted to participants with the appropriate wristband. This will be issued to eligible participants by Winton Motor Raceway security. For further information, please contact Winton Motor Raceway (+61 3 5760 7100 or info@wintonraceway.com.au).

CAMPING EQUIPMENT: Camping equipment should be hired or purchased by teams. The organisers recommend that teams purchase/hire their equipment in Melbourne prior to arriving at Winton Motor Raceway. If teams plan ahead, it is often less expensive to purchase equipment through discount online retailers than to hire it. Equipment can be shipped to a host university within Australia, or directly to Winton Motor Raceway. Please notify the organisers (info@sae-a.com.au) at least one week in advance if you intend to have equipment shipped directly to the venue.

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