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Brisbane to Phillip Island

Journey to MotoGP™ Travel Guide


Start by going over the Oxley Highway and through the Apsley falls, before you get onto Thunderbolts Way, a popular area to ride. Then go over the coast on the sweepers of Bucketts Way, down the old highway at Bulahdelah and back over to the Devils Hills. The Murray Valley Highway, Tawonga Gap and the Great Alpine Road are fantastic riding roads, before you head to Phillip Island via the Bass Highway.

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Want a rest? The Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is worth a look, offering camping options to recharge the batteries. You can also stop here for lunch, with BBQ facilities and great views on offer.

Bulahdelah looms as another terrific option to stop, stretch the legs, grab a drink and watch the world go by. The coffee and cake at Cafe on Main proves popular in this town.

Once you are nearby to the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, check out the Pyramid Rock lookout. This viewing spot is at its best in the morning or evening, with two viewing platforms to watch spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

Enhance your MotoGP™ visit by staying at Phillip Island or close by. Accommodation is available at the circuit or across the island. You will want to explore all that Phillip Island has to offer.

Ride Highlight

Considered one of Australia's best riding roads, and named after the famous Great Ocean Road, the Great Alpine Road winds through mountains, valleys and forests. Take your time and pace yourself through the 303km journey, and importantly, be prepared for cold weather.