Your Bathurst 1000 experience starts here. As a long-standing Official Travel Agent for Supercars and specialists in travel to global events, Events Travel are excited to present a range of Bathurst Packages and services to help get you to the mighty Bathurst 1000 in 2020.
Bathurst 1000 is iconic, nostalgic and known widely as The Great Race. Held on the impressive Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst 1000 has a special place in the heart of most Australians who grew up watching heroic drivers tackle the mountain on a Sunday afternoon each October. And, it has become a tradition of thousands to make the pilgrimage each year to Mount Panorama to watch the spills and thrills of one of the best weekends in motorsport.Read moreRead less
For many years, as an Official Partner of Supercars, we have been helping fans from around Australia, New Zealand and further abroad experience Bathurst 1000 with our exceptional Travel Packages and renowned service.
For the next edition of Bathurst 1000, we have a range of Official Bathurst Packages available including accommodation in Bathurst and Millthorpe with transport, Official Bathurst Tickets, Grandstand Tickets, Hospitality Packages and additional travel services available (including flights, car hire and more).
We can also sell Hospitality Packages individually, without accommodation and transport. This might be useful if you are thinking of commuting from Sydney or have your own accommodation arranged.
We look forward to welcoming you to Bathurst 1000 in 2020 for a celebration of Supercars and Aussie motorsport history — we hope you will join us!
Originally constructed in 1938 as a scenic tourist drive, Mount Panorama has hosted all types of motorsport including the world-famous Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, the annual 12 Hour GT race, 24 Hour endurance races and the Easter motorcycle meetings.
The circuit is a public road throughout the year although not accessible around the Bathurst 1000 weekend. The circuit has also hosted the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in the past. It remains one of the all-time favourite circuits for Supercars drivers and is ranked among the great race tracks of the world.
Average Speed: 178km/h
Top Speed: 300km/h
Fastest Point: Conrod Straight
Slowest Point: Forrest Elbow
Qualifying Lap Record: Chaz Mostert (7897 ) in 2019
Race Lap Record: Chaz Mostert (2.04.7602 ) in 2019
6 laps by Peter Brock and Jim Richards in 1978
.1434s by Will Davison and Jonathon Webb in 2016
What’s on offer from Events Travel?
Bathurst is the oldest inland settlement in Australia, located 200 km northwest of Sydney. Though the town has a rich Aboriginal history, it was officially declared a townsite in 1815. Its popularity and growth is thanks to the discovery of gold in Australia in the mid-1800s, and its central location meant it was used as a gateway for exploration and development of the New South Wales region. Now, the region is a large producer of agriculture including vegetables, honey, fruits, forestry, and grapes. Enjoy discovering this historically rich town dating back 40,000 years when it was once Aboriginal land through to the settlement and colonial growth that makes it the town it is today; lined with heritage-listed buildings and colonial mansions.
Bathurst has a temperate climate, and sits 650 metres above sea level which means average rainfall is higher in this region. In October, you can expect highs of 22C and lows of 8C. Pack a rain jacket and warm layers to ensure race-day comfort.
Deposit: 50% plus any upgrades or extras due to secure your booking
Balance: Due by 15 June 2020
We accept payments by bank transfer (EFT), credit cards and cheque. Domestic bank transfers and cheques have no fees. International bank transfers (e.g. from an international bank to our Australian bank or from an Australian bank to our international bank) incur a nominal A$20 service fee per transaction. All credit card payments incur merchant fees. For Visa and MasterCard it’s 1.5% and for American Express it’s 1.98%.
Payment instructions will be provided on booking and if you have any queries, please get in touch.
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Revised 22 June 2020
Events Travel’s COVID-19 Global Pandemic Statement
In these extraordinary times, we hope you are staying safe and well.
We are optimistic about travel opening up domestically in the next few months within Australia and travel to New Zealand permitted in September. After this, we expect travel to open within the Asia-Pacific region and globally by early 2021.
As such, our full range of packages, tours and services are now on sale for events taking place after 8 October 2020. In addition, events taking place in 2021 and 2022 are now on sale (such as The 150th Open Championship).
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