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NAB Challenge Brisbane Lions v GWS GIANTS on Sunday 13 March 2016

  • DateSUNDAY, 13 MARCH 2016
  • Time12:10PM

Important Information Regarding Transport Changes

Please note that the Boowaggan Road Park ‘n’ Ride & Broadbeach South shuttle buses will not be in operation for the this NAB Challenge event. They will however operate during the 2016 Toyota AFL Premiership season.

Event Timings

  • EventNAB Challenge
  • TeamsBrisbane Lions v GWS GIANTS
  • DateSunday 13 March 2016
  • Ticket Sales Open10.45am
  • Gates Open11.00am (Gate 1, 3 & 5)
  • Centre Bounce12.10pm
  • Shuttle Buses Commence10.50am from Nerang Station only. No services will operate from Broadbeach South or Boowaggan Road for this event

Curtain Raiser

There is no curtain raiser match scheduled for this event.

Tickets

Tickets are on sale now for this event.

Please note that Level 2 will not be opened for this event. Only seating on Level 1 will be accessible by stadium customers.

Transport

Getting to NAB Challenge Brisbane Lions v GWS GIANTS on Sunday 13 March 2016

Public Parking

Paid public parking will be available in the Blue Car Park for this event.

$15.00 – Brisbane Lions & GWS Giants members (upon presentation of membership card)

$20.00 – General Public

Access to this car park is on a first in, first served basis and permits can not be pre-purchased.

Blue Car Park Map

Car

Please note that there will be limited public parking available at Metricon Stadium for the Brisbane Lions v GWS NAB Challenge match, and parking restrictions will be enforced in the areas surrounding Metricon Stadium. Valid parking permits are required to access Metricon Stadium’s Red & Yellow car parks, without these permits vehicles will be refused entry. Red & Yellow car permits are not available for purchase by the public.

All permit holders are advised to refer to the stadium precinct map for specific location of Metricon Stadium car parks or on the reverse side of their parking permit.

A limited number of Persons With a Disability (PWD) car parking spaces are available in the Yellow Car Park at Metricon Stadium for holders of a valid, government issued disability parking permit. These car parks will be issued to customers on a first in, first served basis on event day.

For more information on PWD Parking, please visit the Disabled Access page or contact Metricon Stadium Management on (07) 5644 6200 or info@metriconstadium.com.au between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.

There will be no parking on roadways within the designated Traffic Management Area on event days and any vehicles not abiding by these restrictions can and will be towed away.

Public Transport

Free Transport with TransLink

Passengers in possession of a valid event ticket will travel FREE with TransLink to and from the event on scheduled Surfside bus, Queensland Rail and G:link services (conditions apply).

Please note that you must be in possession of your valid event ticket prior to travelling on TransLink services in order to gain free access to public transport. If you have selected the venue collection option you can pick your tickets up before the event day from any Ticketmaster outlet. Event tickets purchased at the Metricon Stadium box office on event days are only valid for free post-event travel on Surfside, Queensland Rail  and G:link services.

Boowaggan Road Park ‘n’ Ride
Cnr of Boowaggan Road & Robina Parkway, Merrimac

The Boowaggan Road Park & Ride will not be in operation for this event. 

Train

Patrons in possession of a valid ticket can catch regular Queensland Rail train services from any station on the Gold Coast line to Nerang station for free then board a free event shuttle bus to Metricon Stadium from the eastern side of Nerang station or walk to the stadium (approx. 2.4kms). Return shuttle buses will operate from Metricon Stadium back to Nerang station for 1 hour after the final siren.

Shuttles Bus Times
To Metricon Stadium: 10.50am – 12.10pm
From Metricon Stadium: From final siren for 1 hour

Please note that there will be a full line closure of the Gold Coast Line from 11.30pm on Friday 11 March 2016 – last service on Sunday 13 March 2016. Rail replacement buses will operate due to this line closure, however Metricon Stadium recommends that customers planning to use the train should visit the TransLink website for more information.

Click here to view the Nerang Station Map

Bus – Broadbeach South Station
Corner Pacific Fair Drive and Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach

The Broadbeach South shuttle service will not be in operation for this event. 

Return Transport Options

Return event shuttle buses run from Metricon Stadium to the following locations for this event:

– Nerang Station

All return services commence at the Final Siren and run for 1 hour.

To plan your travel using public transport please visit www.translink.com.au or call 13 12 30 anytime.

Other Transport Options

Private Parking Operators

There are a number of private operators that offer paid car parking in close proximity to the stadium. These parking options are privately run and are not associated with Metricon Stadium. Please note these parking options may vary at any time at the discretion of the car park operator. Some operators include:

– Islamic School
– Emerald Lakes Golf Club

Drop Off & Pick Up

A public drop-off & pick up point is located on the southern side of Nerang-Broadbeach Road. This drop off zone is accessed by taking the first left after Alabaster Drive, when travelling westbound on Nerang-Broadbeach Road.

Broadbeach South Station and Nerang Station are also drop off & pick up locations. Patrons in possession of a valid event ticket can then board one of the free event shuttle buses to and from Metricon Stadium.

Coach & Mini Bus Parking

A limited number of coach parking spaces are available in the Blue Car Park at Metricon Stadium for $25.00 per vehicle, however these must be booked in advance through Metricon Stadium Management. Please contact Metricon Stadium Management on (07) 5644 6200 or email info@metriconstadium.com.au between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday to book coach parking in the Blue Car Park.

 

Mini-Bus Drop Off/Pick Up

A mini bus drop off/pick up will operate from the public drop-off & pick up point located on the southern side of Nerang-Broadbeach Road. This drop off zone is accessed by taking the first left after Alabaster Drive, when travelling westbound on Nerang-Broadbeach Road.

Please note that the Metricon Stadium Bus Hub is for TransLink event shuttle buses only.

Taxi

For major events a designated taxi rank will operate in the Yellow Car Park, in front of the Carrara Indoor Sports Complex. The closest stadium entry/exit point for the taxi rank is Gate 3. Taxis will be permitted to drop off and pick up passengers at this location only.

 

Limousines

Hire vehicles (limousines) holding an L, SL or HC licence plate are permitted to drop off & pick up at Metricon Stadium in the Red Car Park outside Gate 5.

All other standard sized forms of hire transport are to use the Public Drop Off & Pick Up point on the southern side of Nerang/Broadbeach Road. Limousines who intend to re-enter the car park to collect their guests at the end of the event are required to collect a limousine re-entry pass on exit from the Red Car Park.

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