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Cruisin' to Castlemaine Hot Rod Festival

Select Image to EnlargeFirstly make sure you read all about how we run our cruises on the Cruisin to Events page. This should provide you with all the answers about the cruise to the Castlemaine Hot Rod Festival and make it an enjoyable part of your weekend away.

NOTE: There is no joining or entry fee for this cruise, just turn up at the right place and at the right time and enjoy the fun of cruisin with some new and old friends in your favourite cars.

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Cruise Captain - Alan Newton
Car: 1931 Ford A400 Convertible Sedan
Cruise Assembly Point - BP service centre on the Western Hwy at Deer Park
Enter the S/S by turning left into Westwood Dr, then immediately right into S/S. This is just past the Deer Park shops on the Western Hwy, 4 kms from the Western Ring Road exit. Cruise Departure - 10:30 am on the Friday
Cruise Route
via Daylesford for lunch
before heading on to Castlemaine, should arrive around 2:30pm
The route map shows us going directly to Castlemaine by the Calder Hwy. What we're actually doing is travelling west on the Western Hwy and turning off at Ballan to Daylesford where we'll stop for lunch. Cruise will leave Daylesord at 1:30pm and should arrive in Castlemaine around 2:30pm. See Driving Directions below

About the Castlemaine Hot Rod Festival


7th - 9th April 2006

Who to contact

Ph. 03 5472 4116


Friday 07/04/2006

Saturday 08/04/2006

Sunday 09/04/2006


Driving Directions from DEER PARK to CASTLEMAINE

Route Map

Town Instruction Road Bearing Distance Time
Ravenhall Start on Westwood Drive 611 metres 50 Seconds
Burnside Turn left Western Highway NW 1.86 kms 1:45 Minutes
Ravenhall Continues as Western Freeway W 362 metres 13 Seconds
Ravenhall Continues as M8 Western Freeway W 54.05 kms 34:09 Minutes
Ballan Bear left Ballan Daylesford Road exit SW 307 metres 15 Seconds
Ballan Turn right Ballan Daylesford Road NW 26.60 kms 20:15 Minutes
Musk Vale Continues as Daylesford Ballan Road NE 2.64 kms 3:29 Minutes
Daylesford Continues as King Street N 667 metres 59 Seconds
Daylesford Continues as Vincent Street N 314 metres 28 Seconds
Daylesford Finish on Vincent Street   0 metres 0 Seconds
        87.41 kms 1:02 Hours
Daylesford Start on Vincent Street   0 metres 0 Seconds
Daylesford Continues as Central Springs Road W 129 metres 13 Seconds
Daylesford Turn right Bridpot Street N 232 metres 23 Seconds
Daylesford Turn right A300 Midland Highway E 36.91 kms 29:13 Minutes
Castlemaine Finish on A300 Midland Highway   0 metres 0 Seconds
  Totals 124.68 kms  1:32 Hours 

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