Once disembarking the ship, there are a number of attractions within walking distance for cruise passengers to enjoy. This includes the East Shores Precinct, Feast on East Markets, HMAS Gladstone, Auckland Point Lookout and the nearby Gladstone CBD. However if you don’t wish to walk to the CBD or if you would like to explore the region further, there are many convenient transport options available;
A shuttle bus service is available for cruise passengers with frequent stops at key destinations in Gladstone. This service operates as a hop-on hop-off style shuttle and stops at the following locations; Spinnaker Park, Stockland Shopping Centre, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, Gladstone CBD and returning to East Shores Precinct. An all-day pass can be purchased on the ship or before boarding the shuttle bus. The shuttle bus departs and arrives at the Yacht Club entrance of East Shores (Flinders Parade). Bookings are recommended, as the early trips do sell out.
Taxis are readily available at the entrance to the Feast on East Markets, just 200m from disembarkation. Bookings are not required however for any mobility issues, please call ahead to have the taxi collect passengers from the cruise terminal. For Gladstone Blue and White taxis phone (07) 4972 1800.
Experience the Gladstone Region and all that it has to offer, at your own convenience with a hire car. Avis Gladstone and Budget Rent a Car are located at the entrance to the Feast on East Markets, just 200m from disembarkation. Pre-booking is recommended to ensure a vehicle is available on disembarkation. Bookings can also be made on the day at the car hire marquees, but a short wait may be needed for the car to arrive.