Race Route

The Race commences in Archerfield (YBAF) on Sunday 19th August and finishes in Broome (YBRM) on 31st August. The event will be stopping at Bundaberg (YBUD), Longreach(YLRE), Mount Isa(YBMA), Adels Grove(YALG), Daly Waters (YDLW), Katherine / Tindal (YPTN), Kununurra (YPKU) and Broome (YBRM). Some stops involve 2 nights accommodation. Approximate distance is 2,132nm or 3,940km, over some of the most interesting terrain in Australia.

Each overnight stop will provide a range of accommodation options to suit different tastes and budgets, with a limit of approximately 70 people planned for the event. Some stop locations will have organised events for participants, while the balance of your time is free to explore or partake in a range of events / tours that will showcase each of the destinations.

Formal entry nominations are now being taken.  

 

Day

Date

Destination

Nights

Comments

Straight Line Dist (NM)

Runways / length (m)

Saturday

18/08/18

Brisbane / Archerfield (YBAF)

 

Start  / Registration

 

1471 sealed

Sunday

19/08/18

Bundaberg (YBUD)

1

Leg 1

164

2000 sealed / 1128 clay

Monday

20/08/18

Longreach (YLRE)

2

Leg 2

456 via YEML

1936 sealed

Wednesday

22/08/18

Mt. Isa (YBMA)

1

Leg 3

314

2560 sealed

Thursday

23/08/18

Adels Grove (YALG)

2

Leg 4

130

1130 gravel

Saturday

25/08/18

Daly Waters (YDLW)

1

Leg 5

329

2000 sealed

Sunday

26/08/18

Katherine (YPTN)

2

Leg 6

119

2744 sealed

Tuesday

28/08/18

Kununurra (YPKU)

2

Leg 7

226

1829 sealed

Thursday

30/08/18

Broome (YBRM)

1

Leg 8 / Finish

394

2404 sealed

Friday

31/08/18

Broome (YBRM)

1

Race Close Function