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2024 Route

The Variety Bash is Australia's longest running and most iconic charity motoring event. Known for it's flare and fanfare, it's always a sight to behold when the Variety Bash comes to town! 

The 2024 Variety Bash takes participants across the country in a colourful convoy from Swan Hill to Airlie Beach. This year's Bash is "Red Dirt to Reef", so you'll get to drive outback roads and take in some of Australia's stunning coastline. 

Here's where our 2024 journey will take us...

Day 1

Friday 16 August

Swan Hill VIC - West Wyalong NSW

Day 1 is always full of anticipation, excitement and the opportunity to meet new members of the Bash Family.

We'll be kicking off the 2024 Bash in Swan Hill, then making our way to West Wyalong; a charming town in New South Wales.

Day 2

Saturday 17 August

West Wyalong NSW - Bourke NSW

Day 2 we're going 'Bash to the Future'! For the Bash old hats, revive or relive a favourite theme from the past. For the Rookies, what do you see in the future of the Bash? The sky's the limit with today's theme as we head to Bourke.

Get ready today for some red dirt as we travel to Bourke in New South Wales, a historic town on the Darling River.

Day 3

Sunday 18 August

Bourke NSW - St George QLD

You might want to keep your windows rolled up again today as we make our way to St George, a tranquil town along the Balonne River. Known for its riverside serenity and outback hospitality, it's a gateway to the Capricorn Coast's adventures.

Tonight we'll be breaking out the karaoke machine for an epic Bash Talent Night! 

Day 4

Monday 19 August

St George QLD - Chinchilla QLD

Chinchilla is in QLD, close to NSW. It's renowned for its outback charm and rural harmony. Rooted in nature, the community embraces a blend of agricultural heritage and modern living.

Day 5

Tuesday 20 August

Chinchilla QLD - Bundaberg QLD

Bundaberg, located in Queensland, is a vibrant city known for its sunshine, sea breezes, and sweet surprises. It offers a tropical paradise with rich history and diverse attractions.

Day 6

Wednesday 21 August

Bundaberg QLD - Rockhampton QLD

It's Rocky Day! Today, dress up in your Rocky inspired outfits as we head to Rockhampton - the gateway to the Capricorn Coast. 

Day 6 promises endless adventures and warm hospitality, and a few Rocky themed activities.

Day 7

Thursday 22 August

Rockhampton QLD - Mackay QLD

Mackay is a tropical haven where nature flourishes, history resonates, and where we'll celebrate the fantastic fundraising achievements of the Bash entrants.

Day 8

Friday 23 August

Mackay QLD - Airlie Beach QLD

Airlie Beach is the gateway to the Whitsundays. This tropical paradise offers turquoise waters, endless adventures, and vibrant atmosphere for a picturesque end to the 2024 Variety Bash.

Final Night Dinner

Saturday 24 August

Airlie Beach QLD

You'll have today to enjoy Airlie Beach as you choose, and we'll come together at night for the final night celebration. It'll be a fun evening to relax and look back at the incredible adventure of the 2024 Variety Bash.

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