Start - Wangaratta

From 9am  – Families are invited to bring their children to enjoy FREE activities oragnised by Sports North East, while enjoying a locally brewed coffee and some delicious breakfast.

Finish - Falls Creek

Open from 9am –  Great food and coffee options available within Falls Creek Village and Slalom Plaza area.

1:30pm to 4:30pm  – Vinny Russell is a guitar and mandolin playing singer songwriter, originally hailing from Northeast Victoria.  Now based in Melbourne, Russell has toured nationally and had his songs achieve national radio play.  Fronting the 6-piece rock outfit The Hounds Homebound, and playing in the string group Knott Family Band, Russell brings this diverse taste into an upbeat, fun solo performance.

1:30pm to 4:30pm  – Kids Face Painting and outdoor interactive kids activities organised by Howmans Gap YMCA.


Viewing Points & Times

Key viewing points include –

  • Wangaratta – Apex Park, Clements St – Approx Time 10:30am
  • Myrtleford – Great Alpine Rd – Approx Time 11:35am
  • Bright – Great Alpine Rd – Approx Time 12:25pm
  • Tawonga Gap – Tawonga Gap Rd – Approx Time 12:50pm
  • Mount Beauty – Lakeside Ave – Approx Time 2:10pm
  • Falls Creek – Bogong High Plains Rd – Approx Time 2:25pm to 3:15pm


Driving from Melbourne

To Wangaratta:                 251 km / 2 hours 40 minutes

To Falls Creek:                   385 km / 4 hours 30 minutes

Public Transport

V Line operate a variety of regional public transport services throughout Victoria.

Road Closures

The Jayco Herald Sun Tour aims to minimise the impact on local communities.  However, some road closures will apply. Residents and business directly impacted by the road closures will receive written notification prior to the event

Road closures will be implemented in Wangaratta as follows:

Location:             Clements St, Wangaratta

Date:                     Thursday 2nd February

Time:                     6:00 am to 12:30 pm

Details:                 Closed between Wangaratta Rd & Bickerton St

Road closures will be implemented in Falls Creek as follows:

Location:             Bogong High Plains Rd, Falls Creek

Date:                     Thursday 2nd February

Time:                     10:00 am to 6:30 pm

Details:                  Full details will be available closer to the event

Rolling Road Closures

The Jayco Herald Sun Tour operates under a rolling road closure implemented by Victoria Police.  As the race travels along the course the roads will be temporarily closed for the race to pass through safely.

Motorists will be stopped by Victoria Police and asked to pull over to the side of the road until the race passes.  Delays of up to 15 minutes may be experienced.  If travelling on roads used by the race please allow extra time to complete your journey.



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