SPIN & APAC 2019 | DIRECTIONS & VENUE

 

FESTIVAL ADDRESS

Sokil Eco Arts Retreat
425 Breakfast Creek Rd
Wensleydale, Victoria 3240

Sokil Eco Arts is a beautiful and peaceful arts retreat in lush surroundings located 1.5hrs from Melbourne CBD by car.

See the instructions listed below on how to get there.

 
 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT DIRECTIONS

To get there from Melbourne (Tullarmarine) Airport catch the Skybus from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross Train Station, then take the train to Geelong. The train leaves on the hour (weekdays) and takes approximately 1hr to get to Geelong. Flying into Avalon Airport and getting a bus to Geelong is also another good option.

You can book a return shuttle bus ticket with us to and from Geelong Train station here.


DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Melways Ref: 611 C10

The quickest and easiest route to Sokil from Melbourne and Geelong is inland via Moriac.
However it is possible to reach Sokil via the Great Ocean Rd

From Melbourne - inland (1, 1/2 hrs)

  • Take the Fwy to Geelong and then Geelong Bypass to Waurn Ponds - exit to Princess Hwy in direction of Winchelsea/Colac - Follow the Princess Hwy for 5KM and then turn left at Cape Otway Rd. 
  • Cape Otway Rd towards Moriac Follow this road for 18kms through Moriac and Modewarre. 
  • After this 18kms, turn left at Wensleydale Station Rd, Wurdiboluc 
  • Reservoir will be on your right. Follow for approx 7kms till the road turns to gravel. 
  • Here you will come to an intersection. At this point, follow the road directly straight 
  • into the Great Otway National Park (do not turn left here into Gum flats road)
  • Continue following gravel road, pass Alsop Track Turn left at the Fork, this is Breakfast Creek Rd 
  • (Do NOT turn right here at Hammonds Track). Follow for another 3.5km into the valley. 
  • Just over the small bridge, Sokil's gate is on the left.
  • Parking is available onsite, check in at reception and we will guide you there.

 

From The Great Ocean Rd - Aireys Inlet (11.4 kms)

  • From Aireys Inlet turn inland into Bambra Rd
  • After about 1 1/2kms Bambra Rd actually takes a sharp left turn entering Angahook 
  • State Park in the direction of Bambra (Do not continue straight here into Distillery 
  • Creek Rd)Inside the Park the road turns to gravel (Distillery Creek Picnic Ground is 
  • on the left). Continue for another 7kms to Pinch Gut Junction. At junction drive directly 
  • straight into Breakfast Creek Rd (Do not turn left here following Bambra Rd to Bambra). 
  • Follow for another 3.5km. Sokil's gate will be on the right.
  • Parking is available onsite, check in at reception and we will guide you there.

VENUE

Accomodation: Choice of dorms ($25 for 5 nights) or camping (Free) (BYO equipment).
Dorm rooms have 8 bunk beds in each room. There are toilet and shower facilities as well as a spacious balcony attached to the dorm building. Sheets and Pillowcases are provided, please bring your own bedding and pillows. The camp site can be cold overnight, so please bring warm bedding.
Food: Reasonably priced Herbivore (Vegetarian) and Carnivore (Meat) food will be available to purchase onsite. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options will be available, if you have special dietary requirements beyond this, please bring your own food. Unfortunately due to catering the kitchen will not be available for personal use. No cooking facilities are available on site, and no camp fires are allowed due to bush fire restrictions. 
Drinks: A barista manned coffee machine will be available (full cream & soy options available, $4) during the day, and a bar will be open at night. Fresh water will be available onsite, bring a water bottle or buy one onsite!