Welcome Week Event Calendar / RSVP

IMPORTANT !!!

If you answered YES above please scroll down and submit an RSVP for EACH EVENT below that requires an RSVP


Wednesday 6th November

Welcome Down Under Cocktail Party - RSVP REQUIRED

6:00pm- 10:00pm- Baltimore Restaurant Bundaberg Port Marina.

FREE to attend for the captain and first mate of each vessel that is registered rally participant. 

Crew members and all others are welcome to attend ticket price is $30.00 per person and can be paid at the door.

To ensure we cater for all who wish to attend please complete the form below and click submit
Free to attend for 2 persons per 'Bundy Rally participant vessel. Children of participants under 13 free. Extra persons (crew and or guests) over 13 years $30.00 per person (pay at door)
  • Free welcome cocktail on Arrival

  • Aboriginal Cultural Show 6.30pm

  • Live music 7.00pm - 10.00pm

  • Complimentary Canapes served throughout the evening

  • MAJOR PRIZE GIVEAWAY. All rally participants who attend this presentation will go in the draw to win a major prize 


Thursday 7th November

 VHF & Weather Down Under Presentation - RSVP REQUIRED

12:30pm - 2:30pm Lighthouse Hotel - Burnett heads

FREE to attend for all. FREE return shuttle bus service.

To ensure we have enough seating for all who wish to attend please complete the form below and click submit
Free for all to attend
  • Surviving Down Under: A light hearted presentation about the Aussie culture & way of life to help you understand us Aussies & make your time Down Under more enjoyable

  • VHF Channels & Weather Down Under: What VHF Channel to monitor and use. Understanding the forecast areas - how, where and when to get forecasts. East Coast weather - what to watch out for!

  • East Coast Cruising Intro: A brief introduction to cruising the East Coast of Australia

  • MAJOR PRIZE GIVEAWAY EVENT. All rally participants who attend this presentation will go in the draw to win a major prize

East Coast Cruising - Presentation 1- RSVP REQUIRED

Bundaberg to Southport

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Free to attend

3:00pm - 5.00pm Lighthouse Hotel - Burnett heads

FREE to attend for all - Free return Shuttle Bus service.

  • Join us for an informative and in detail presentation on sailing route options and stopovers for the passage from Bundaberg to Southport .

  • MAJOR PRIZE GIVEAWAY EVENT All rally participants who attend this presentation will go in the draw to win a major prize


Friday 8th November

East Coast Cruising - Presentation 2 - RSVP REQUIRED

Tweed Heads to Sydney

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10:30am - 12:30pm Lighthouse Hotel - Burnett heads

FREE to attend for all. FREE return shuttle bus service.

  • Join us for an informative and in detail presentation on sailing route options and stopovers for the passage from Tweed Heads to Sydney.

  • MAJOR PRIZE GIVEAWAY EVENT All rally participants who attend this presentation will go in the draw to win a major prize

East Coast Cruising - Presentation 3 - RSVP REQUIRED

Sydney to Tasmania.

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Free to attend

1:30pm - 3:00pm Lighthouse Hotel - Burnett heads

FREE to attend for all. FREE return shuttle bus service.

  • Join us for an informative and in detail presentation on sailing route options and stopovers for the passage from Sydney to Tasmania.


Saturday 9th November

Ocean Pacific Seafoods "Bundy Muddy Derby" - Mud Crab Races

NO RSVP REQUIRED

3.00pm- 5.00pm Bundaberg Port Marina - Cruisers Cove

Free for all to attend

  • Meet at cruiser's cove and then head over to Ocean Pacific seafoods to view the selection of live pedigree racing crabs.

  • If you like you can buy one of the crabs for just $20.00 and then enter it in the "Bundy Muddy Darby." which takes place immediately afterwards.

  • The first crab home wins its owner a $100.00 Seafood Voucher from Ocean Pacific Seafood.

  • After the derby Ocean Pacific Seafoods will cook it to perfection for you to enjoy the following day.

Down Under Rally Beer & Prawn / Pot Luck - RSVP REQUIRED

5.00pm - 7.00pm Bundaberg Port Marina - Cruisers Cove

Event Beer & Prawn /Pot Luck
Free to attend for 2 persons per 'Bundy Rally participant vessel. Children of participants under 13 free. Extra persons (crew and or guests) over 13 years $25.00 per person (pay at door)

Free for Captain & First Mate

  • A beer or glass of "bubbles & a tub of fresh cooked Ocean Pacific Seafoods prawns will be waiting for the Captain and First Mate of each boat that registered for the rally who comes along compliments of the Down Under Rally and Bundaberg Port Marina.

  • Why not make a meal of it and bring along a salad, side dish or dessert !

Crew members and all others are welcome to attend ticket price is $25.00 per person and can be paid at the event. 


Monday 11th November

East Coast Cruising- Presentation 4 - RSVP REQUIRED

Bundaberg to Cairns and beyond

1:00pm - 3:00pm Lighthouse Hotel - Burnett heads . FREE to attend

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Free to attend

FREE to attend for all - FREE return Shuttle Bus service.

  • Join us for an informative and in detail presentation on sailing route options and stopovers for the passage from Bundaberg to far north Queensland

  • MAJOR PRIZE GIVEAWAY EVENT All rally participants who attend this presentation will go in the draw to win a major prize. 

Land Cruising Down Under Presentation- RSVP REQUIRED

3:30pm - 5:00pm Lighthouse Hotel - Burnett heads

FREE to attend for all - FREE return Shuttle Bus service.

  • If you are planning to do some"Land Cruising" during your time in Australia you will find this presentation of interest.

  • We take a look at each of the states & territories , the different attractions they have to offer and what time of year is best to travel there.

  • Because Australia is such a big place we also discuss the different travel options such as self drive , train travel and flights

  • MAJOR PRIZE GIVEAWAYS. All rally participants who attend this presentation will go in the draw to win a major prize


Tuesday 12th November

Down Under Rally - "Done & Dusted" Party - RSVP REQUIRED

6:00pm - Late - Lighthouse Hotel - FREE return Shuttle Bus service.

FREE to attend for the captain and first mate of each vessel that is registered rally participant. 

For catering purposes please complete the form below and click submit
Free to attend for 2 persons per 'Bundy Rally participant vessel. Children of participants under 13 free. Extra persons (crew and or guests) over 13 years $30.00 per person (pay at door)

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm : Complimentary welcome drink (tap beer or house wine) and Canapes

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm : Bistro open for those who wish to purchase meals.

  • 8:00 pm - Late pm : Party on & Dance the night away with the Live band.

  • MAJOR PRIZE GIVEAWAYS. All rally participants who attend this presentation will go in the draw to win a major prize

Crew members and all others are welcome to attend ticket price is $30.00 per person and can be paid at the door.



Buses to Bundaberg City

FREE COURTESY BUS - MONDAY TO FRIDAY ONLY

  • Compliments of Bundaberg Port Marina

  • Departs Bundaberg Port Marina for Bundaberg City twice daily: 9.30am and 11.30 daily

  • Return service from Bundaberg City to the Marina : 12.00 noon. Cost is FREE.

  • Those catching the 11.30 bus from the marina will need to make their own arrangements in regard to the return trip to the marina.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT- MONDAY TO SATURDAY.

Bus stop is at the marina and services run frequently.

SUNDAY MARKET BUS.

Departs marina @ 8.30am returning at 10.30am

Departs marina @ 10am and returns at 11.30am