Queensland Rally Championships- Rally Whitsundays

The Rally Whitsundays will navigate a mixture of private and public road across 120kms of epic scenery throughout the Whitsunday Region. Featuring over 20 rally cars from North and South/East QLD, cars will take their mark from Koolachu Road (Approx. 8.02am & 12.40pm ) followed by Bowen Foreshore (3.30pm to 4.30pm).

Spectator points:

1.    Koolachu Road

Please allow at least 30 minutes to drive from Proserpine Showgrounds to this spectator point and note that this route includes narrow gravel roads.

2.    Bowen Foreshore 

The Bowen Grand View Street stage of 1KM.

Where: various vantage points along the foreshore, Grand View Hotel & centre of the 1KM Circuit!

When: Saturday May 4

Bowen Motorsport Festival 

The Bowen Motorsport Festival will be held on the foreshore in Bowen and will be pumping with car displays, motorsport displays, food trucks, kid’s activities, live music and plenty to see and do. There will be something for the adrenaline junkies too including go-kart, motorbike demonstrations and dirt bike sprint races on the beachfront.

Watch the Rally Whitsunday cars live from 3.15pm to 4.30pm in the 1km Grand View Hotel Stage – this race that has never been seen before and is not to be missed! 

Bowen Site Map

Rundown of the day 

11am-3pmDirt Bike Beach Sprints
12pm-6pmMotorsport Static display of cars, go-kart, motorbikes
12pm-2pmGo-Kart and Motorbike demonstration along Santa Barbara
1.15pm- 2pmStage – Just For Fun
2pm- 3pmStage – Ben Vico
3.15pm- 4.30pmRally Whitsundays Grand View Hotel Stage 1KM circuit
4.30pm- 6.00pmStage – Just For fun
6pmFestival conclude

Where can I watch in Bowen?

You can watch from a range of locations

  • Bowen Foreshore
  • Grand View Hotel Specator Area
  • Centre of the 1KM circuit between Santa Barbara Parade and Dalrymple Street. 

You can access this area at all times except from 2.30pm to 4.30pm where the circuit will be closed for the rally race.

If you are within the circuit you will not be able to leave this area. 

There are toilets within this closed circuit area.  

What you need to bring?

You can bring your picnic chair, picnic rug to sit on. 

Can I bring alcohol?

Unfortunately no. You are not permitted to bring alcohol as this is a family friendly event. If you would like to enjoy a beverage, please visit The Grand View Hotel who is within the precinct and center of the festivities. You can enjoy a drink from there and watch the rally race!