A festival ticket costs $199 + booking fee. This includes performances each day starting from midday and lasting until early morning, with 30+ acts set to play live across the weekend, on three different stages across the resort.
A number of mountain venues will also be featuring performances and DJ sets until late for those who want to continue after the scheduled entertainment on the main stages has finished. There will be bars, cinemas and much much more.
First release tickets will be sold as an accommodation/ticket package and are for those who want to stay on the mountain. Fans who have requested accommodation will be issued a unique Ticket Security Code by email which will allow them to purchase their festival tickets from the website. First release tickets are priced at $199 each + booking fee.
Second release tickets will be sold as General admission tickets excluding accommodation will be released on November 5th at 9am. General admission tickets for the event are priced at $199 each + booking fee.
If you have arranged your own accommodation (say, in a private residence or camping ground in Mansfield or elsewhere) you will need to purchase a General admission ticket once they are released for sale on November 5th at 9am. General admission tickets will be available from the ATP website and through selected outlets.
Check-in and check-out times vary between various accommodation providers. Once you have booked your accommodation, you will be provided with the exact times.
Please note that you can check in on Thursday night and this may in fact be quicker and easier due to the large amount of people expecting to arrive on Friday morning.
High Country Reservations can answer any questions you may have about your accommodation and will be able to confirm what is included in your package when you request a quote or make a booking.
Mt. Buller is fully licensed with a selection of bars and pubs. If you plan on drinking alcohol in any of the licensed areas you must have the appropriate 18 and over wristband. To ensure you receive an 18 and over wristband please bring along Photo ID to the festival.
Please remember that while you are welcome to bring your own alcohol and drink it in your own accommodation, you are not permitted to bring any alcohol into the licensed areas (which is the entire outdoor precinct of the Mt. Buller village)
Located at the base of the Blue Bullet Chairlift, the full-service supermarket stocks grocery, fruit and vegetables, dairy, frozen, and ‘heat and serve' meal options. It has an extensive liquor department with a beer cool room. The supermarket also carries newspapers and magazines. There are also restaurants, cafes, bars, bistros etc.
The closest service town to Mt. Buller is Mansfield, which is located 48km away from the resort, en route from Melbourne. It's a great place to stock up on supplies, grab a bite to eat and stretch your legs before you reach Buller. It is also the last place to buy petrol if you are driving.
Mt. Buller can be accessed via a number of airports. The best options are as follows:
For either of the Melbourne airports, you will have to catch a shuttle bus, taxi or transfer service to the Melbourne CBD. From Melbourne, you can catch a V/Line bus that will take you to Mansfield and then on to Mt. Buller (please see below info on bus services).
Alternatively, you can hire a car from the airport and drive directly to Buller.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY BUS DEPARTURE - MELBOURNE TO MT. BULLER
V/Line bus service from Southern Cross to Mansfield.
ATP bus service from Mansfield to Mt. Buller.
Departs: midday (meeting the 11.35 V/Line)
Note: Only the morning V/Line bus departure from Melbourne will connect with the ATP bus service in Mansfield. If you're on the evening bus service from Melbourne you will need to arrange alternative transport to the mountain once you arrive in Mansfield.
SUNDAY BUS DEPARTURE - MT. BULLER TO MELBOURNE
ATP bus service from Mt. Buller to Mansfield.
V/Line bus service from Mansfield to Southern Cross.
To book your V/Line bus ticket please visit the V/Line website or call them on 1800 800 120.
To book your ATP bus ticket please contact High Country Reservations on 1800 BULLER.
Note: V/Line bus can collect passengers who book a ticket in advance from any of the following stops on the way to Mansfield:
Southern Cross Station - Box Hill - Nunawading - Ringwood - Croydon - Lilydale - Yarra Glen - Glenburn - Yea - Molesworth - Yarck - Merton - Woodfield - Bonnie Doon - Maindample
For further details regarding departure times and pickup points please visit the V/Line website. We encourage you to consider your transport options while discussing your accommodation booking for the weekend.
When driving, there are several different routes that you can take to get to Mt. Buller. The route you choose will depend on where you are leaving from:
No matter which route you take from Melbourne to Mt. Buller you will eventually come to Mansfield - the closest major town to the resort. Pass through Mansfield and follow the signs to Mt. Buller. The Mansfield to Mt. Buller village trip is 48km long and takes 35 - 45 minutes.
Entry to the Mt. Buller Village
About 28 kms past Mansfield you will arrive at the Mirimbah Ticket Gate. You will need to stop here and show a valid ticket for each person in your vehicle. Tickets CANNOT be purchased at this point - you must purchase your ticket prior to arrival.
Once your ticket has been validated and exchanged for festival wristbands, you will be allowed to continue on your journey up to Mt. Buller.
Car Parking For the safety of all festival goers, general traffic is not permitted to enter the Mt. Buller Village. As such, when you reach the outskirts of the village you will be met by a parking attendant who will direct you to a parking spot. Where you park will be determined by whether you are staying overnight, or simply for the day. Parking is free.
Once you leave your car, you can access the Village via a number of ways:
Chairlift - Horse Hill car park between 10am and 4pm.
You can board this chairlift free of charge and take a ride over to Spurs Restaurant. From Spurs, it is a short 10minute downhill walk to the main stage. Please note that bulky luggage cannot be taken on the chairlift - only backpacks and light luggage.
For the safety of all festival goers, general traffic is not permitted to enter the Mt. Buller Village. As such, when you reach the outskirts of the village you will be met by a parking attendant who will direct you to a parking spot. Where you park will be determined by whether you are staying overnight, or simply for the day. Parking is free.
Once you leave your car, you can access the Village via a number of ways:
You can board this chairlift free of charge and take a ride over to Spurs Restaurant. From Spurs, it is a short 10 minute downhill walk to the main stage. Please note that bulky luggage cannot be taken on the chairlift - only backpacks and light luggage.
Apart from nursing a huge hangover, there are plenty of nature hikes, mountain bike tracks and viewing points over of one of Australia's most scenic mountain ranges. On-site facilities include a cinema (with films picked by your curators and ATP!), tennis and the Gnome Roam. There is also a fully equipped gymnasium and an indoor rock climbing facility both of which are available for a small fee. There are many other activities which are chalet specific so please ask at arrival what they have available for the festival.
A map showing the full layout of Mt. Buller village and its facilities can be seen here: www.mtbuller.com.au/pdf/village_map.pdf.
Professional cameras are prohibited unless accompanied with a valid photopass.
Video cameras and audio recording equipment are also prohibited.
Disabled access and facilities around Mt Buller are limited. All stage areas are accessible via roads or the ramp area of Athlete's Walk, but it should be noted that the ascent is steep. It should also be noted that any persons who have considerable mobility restrictions may find general accommodation inappropriate.
Access to festival stages:
Accommodation with disabled access:
Public toilets with disabled access:
No buses or shuttles in the Mt. Buller area have disabled access. However, special access to the Village for any cars carrying disabled patrons will be granted.
Parking and vehicle access to your accommodation:
Vehicles displaying a disabled sticker will be given access to the village to enable closer access to accommodation. Drivers after drop-off will have the option to move their vehicle to a designated disabled parking spot in the village or allowed to return to the general carparking facilities outside of the village. As there is only limited disable parking space within the village please contact email@example.com prior to the festival to ensure that you are able to access one of these spaces if required.
Companions who will be attending the festival with a fan will be entitled companion (free) access to the festival.
Some limited licences prohibit minors after certain hours, but the majority of venues are kid-friendly. As a rule of thumb, under 13's are not allowed in venues after 8pm and 13 - 18's will only be allowed in venues after 8pm if accompanied by an (over 18) adult.
Please bear in mind that the event is catered towards adults, so it is your responsibility to ensure that they are not exposed to adult content on the televisions or elsewhere at the festival.
Festival entry is free for kids under the age of 12.
For fans staying off the mountain there is a limited bus service to ferry you up and down the mountain for both days of the festival.
Departure points and times are as follows:
MANSFIELD TO MT. BULLER
Stop 1: Mansfield Depot, 137 High Street, Mansfield - 11.30am & 1.30pm
Stop 2: Hunt Club, Merrijig - 11.45am & 1.45pm
Stop 3: Warrambat Rd, Sawmill Settlement - 11.55am & 1.55pm
Stop 4: Mirimbah General Store, Mirimbah - 12.00pm & 2.00pm
Stop 5: Mt Buller Village Square - 12.30pm & 2.30pm
MT. BULLER TO MANSFIELD *
Stop 1: Mt Buller Village Square - 12.30am & 1:30am
Stop 2: Mirimbah General Store, Mirimbah - 1.00am & 2:00am
Stop 3: Warrambat Rd, Sawmill Settlement - 1.05am & 2:05am
Stop 4: Hunt Club, Merrijig - 1.15am & 2:15am
Stop 5: Mansfield Depot, 137 High Street, Mansfield - 1.30am & 2:30am
To purchase your bus tickets through Oztix please click here.
*PLEASE NOTE: due to licensing and noise restriction issues the 3:00am bus has been rescheduled to 1:30am - all tickets for the 3:00am bus are valid for the 1:30am departure. ATP would like to apologise for any inconveniences caused.
The temperature on Mt Buller is approximately 10 degrees less than Melbourne and gets particularly cold at night so make sure you bring a warm jumper or jacket plus some wet weather gear in case of rain. For full weather details visit the Bureau website.
Here's how the village looks at the moment:
Terms and conditions of entry.
1. The right of admission is reserved by ATP Australia Pty Ltd and tickets cannot be re-sold without the express permission of ATP Australia Pty Ltd.
2. This ticket is sold on behalf of ATP Australia Ptd Ltd who are responsible for providing the event and is sold subject to the terms and conditions of sale of ATP Australia Pty Ltd as set out at www.atpfestival.com
3. ATP Australia Pty Ltd reserve the right to change the listed bill, and/or vary advertised programmes, ticket price, seating arrangements and audience capacity without prior notification.
4. No professional type cameras or recording devices will be allowed in the venues on site.
5. Ticket holders consent to their filming and sound recording as members of the audience.
6. Tickets are non-refundable or transferable. If an outdoor performance/event is cancelled due to adverse weather or for any other causes reasonably beyond ATP Australia Pty Ltd control, there is not right to a refund or exchange, and ATP Australia Pty Ltd is not obliged to arrange a substitute service, event or performance.
7. No illegal substances may be brought onto or taken on the premises. Anyone caught in possession of such substances will be ejected from the premises and reported to the police.
8. No open glass bottles of any sort shall be carried on the premises.
9. All ticket holders are required to comply with Alpine regulations and Bylaws as set out by The Mount Buller and Mount Stirling Alpine Resort management Board and Buller Ski Lifts pty Ltd as set out at the ATP website www.atpfestival.com.
10. Ticket holders may be subject to continuous sound levels which may cause damage to hearing.
11. Forgery warning: Forgery of Tickets or Passes is a criminal offence punishable by law.
12. Failure to follow any of the ATP Terms and Conditions of entry shall result in ejection of the premises without refund of your ticket.
Alpine Resort regulations can be read here:
If you have any queries or would like to discuss any of the listed terms and conditions please feel free to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org