The Australian MotoGP is returning to Phillip Island in October 2022 – Here’s everything you need to know to get tickets
The Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (Australian MotoGP™) is back, ready to deliver the most thrilling motorcycle event of the year with non-stop, edge-of-your-seat action the whole family can enjoy. Wondering how to get tickets to the 2022 event? Here’s everything you need to know!
| Grandstand Tickets | Island Pass | Kids Go Free |
| The Clubhouse | Hospitality Experiences | Campgrounds|
| Ticket Buying Tips |
| The Clubhouse | Hospitality Experiences | Campgrounds|
| Ticket Buying Tips |
Which Grandstands are on sale?
For the best views of all the on-track action at this year’s Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (Australian MotoGP™), you’re going to want to lock in a Grandstand seat.
**Please note: You do not need to purchase an additional Island Pass (GA) ticket in addition to a grandstand ticket. Each ticket type will provide you entry through the gates and around the circuit in addition to access to your grandstand.
The views from the Bass Strait Grandstand regularly have fans holding their breath as the bikes careen flat out in fifth through the short straight out of Turn 2, before sweeping through Stoner Corner and breaking hard to take Turn 4.
Located on the outfield at Turn 2 on the Southern Loop, Doohan Pavilion is one of Phillip Island’s marquee grandstands. Not only does the Doohan Pavilion have fans seated undercover and at the heart of the action at Turn 2 but sweeping views of Turn 1 (aka Doohan Corner) through to Turn 4 offer unparalleled views of the world’s best riders.
Named after Aussie motorsport legend Wayne Gardner, winner of the inaugural Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island, the Gardner Straight Grandstand overlooks the start/finish line with views across into Pit Lane and as the bikes roar out of Turn 12.
Gardner Premium which offers premium undercover seating in the Gardner Straight Grandstand.
The Lukey Heights Grandstand is located at the apex of the Circuit’s steep descent out of Turn 9, providing cross-circuit views all the way from the Southern Loop through arguably the track’s most challenging (and technical) section.
Perched on the eastern side of the Circuit, the grandstand’s location provides spectators unparalleled views of the bikes negotiating the hairpin at Turn 4, clicking through the gears into Turn 5 before flashing through Siberia’s sweeping Turn 6 left-hander and roaring off towards the northern part of the track.
Located on the outfield at Turn 12, Stoner Pavilion was named in recognition of the achievements of an Australian legend: six-time Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix winner and two-time MotoGP™ World Champion, Casey Stoner. The undercover grandstand provides views of the track and an infield super screen to keep you fully enthralled as the action on track unfolds.
Find out more about Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2022 Grandstands here.
What is the Island Pass?
An Island Pass (General Admission) is the most flexible way to enjoy everything the Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (Australian MotoGP™) 2022 on Philip Island has to offer.
As an Island Pass (GA) holder, you’ll have the option to wander the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and find the perfect vantage point for yourself.
Plus, kids 14 years and under can enter the circuit for free with any Adult Island Pass (GA).
Find out more about Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2022 Island Pass here.
Is the Kids Go Free program back in 2022?
The ‘Kids Go Free Program’ is back again for 2022, for all juniors aged 14 and under who would like Island Pass (GA) access. Each Adult Island Pass (GA) ticket will provide free entry for up to four (4) juniors.
Simply redeem the free Island Pass (GA) ticket/s by visiting the Customer Service Box Offices outside Gates 1, 3, or 7 at the circuit with proof of adult ticket purchase.
Juniors (over 2 years old) who wish to occupy a Grandstand seat will need to purchase a Junior Grandstand ticket. Access to a Grandstand without an associated Grandstand ticket will not be granted.
What is The Clubhouse?
The Clubhouse is a fan favourite and will return in 2022, boasting views of one of Phillip Island’s most notable overtaking locations. Situated trackside at Lukey Heights, The Clubhouse is the ideal place to kick back with mates, grab a drink from the cash bar and watch as the world’s best riders push their bikes (and talent) to the absolute limit.
Inclusive of an Island Pass (GA), The Clubhouse offers a large range of food options conveniently located nearby with live music also included as a part of the experience.
**Please note: a ticket into The Clubhouse will grant you access to the circuit, and you DO NOT have to purchase an additional Island Pass (GA) ticket.
What Hospitality Experiences are on sale?
A haven for racing enthusiasts, Hospitality Experiences cater to fans that want an elevated experience with views that will truly get the heart racing.
Located in prime position to catch all the Australian MotoGP™ action on track, you won’t miss a second of racing with a selection of premium food and beverage options delivered straight to you as you soak in the surrounds of the iconic Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.
**Please note: You do not need to purchase an additional Island Pass (GA) ticket in addition to a hospitality ticket. Each ticket type will provide you entry through the gates and around the circuit in addition to access to your hospitality suite.
- Champions Club: Witness pole position power as champion riders go full throttle from the southern loop to Siberia, all from the edge of your seat within Champions Club, one of the most exciting vantage points to watch the first Australian MotoGP™ race in three years at Phillip Island.
- Gardner Terrace: With unrivalled track viewing and VIP comfort, the new-to-market Gardner Terrace is a sure-fire way to impress guests. Take in the awesome spectacle of 340 kph speeds and slipstreaming from close range on the main straight as we welcome back MotoGP™ talent to Phillip Island.
- High Octane Club: The highly sought-after High Octane Club provides prime viewing of riders pushing the limits. With sightlines across one of the island’s prime overtaking spots, you too can experience the electrifying moment as riders crest Lukey Heights and descend into Turn 10, to battle it out through two of the circuit’s most challenging turns.
- VIP Village Gold: The VIP Village Gold suites, located above the pits and team garages on Gardner Straight, are for the thrill-seekers offering white-knuckle view lines in the heart of the action, you won’t miss a second as the world’s best riders put on a show right to the very end.
- VIP Village Lounge: The VIP Village Lounge suite is situated over the Moto2 and Moto3 team garages. Offers a vibrant lounge environment and access to an outdoor balcony. Within close proximity to the action of Turn 12 via the pit roof bar, this is the perfect place to enjoy premium hospitality in a relaxed and social setting.
- VIP Village Platinum: VIP Village Platinum offers you the ultimate vantage point to witness world-class motor racing. Primely positioned above the MotoGP garages, you will experience every adrenaline-charged moment, from the electrifying start to the heart-stopping finish.
What is Catch-A-Coach?
Forget petrol prices, parking costs and designated drivers. Just sit back, relax in five-star coach comfort, and be driven straight to the track and back again with our Catch a Coach service.
One-way trips are available to and from Melbourne and Phillip Island – just pick the option which best suits your needs.
A pre-booked wheelchair-accessible bus will operate from Melbourne (Southern Cross Coach Terminal) to Gate 3, each day of the event. Phone bookings for this service are essential by calling (03) 9258 7100.
**Please note: You will need a MotoGP™ entry ticket (Island, Grandstand, or Hospitality) to enter the Philip Island Circuit Precinct. MotoGP™ entry is NOT included with Catch-A-Coach tickets.
What Campgrounds are on sale?
In 2022, the process to book campgrounds has changed – you can read more about those changes here.
The best way to immerse yourself in the Australian MotoGP™ weekend is by pitching a tend trackside. With nearby amenities and multiple site options, including pre-pitched tents, dedicated family areas, and the ability to upgrade to premium trackside sites, camping during race weekend is the ultimate MotoGP™ experience.
**Please note that your campground site does not grant you access to the circuit, and a valid ticket to the event is also required to enter the circuit.
- Highside North Campground – This campground caters to motorcycles, cars, caravans, campervans, buses, and motorhomes, with each campsite measuring 8m x 8m in size.
- Highside South Campground – This campground is designed for larger vehicles such as caravans and RVs with each site 13.8m x 7m.
- Trackside Campground – The Trackside Campground boasts views of the Southern Loop – including premium views – and is reserved for patrons with motorcycles and tents only. Each campsite is 6m x 6m in size.
Find out more about Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2022 campgrounds here.
All Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (Australian MotoGP™) 2022 tickets will be digital
All tickets purchased through Ticketmaster*** are now digital, meaning you can easily access your tickets on your phone via the Ticketmaster app or mobile web browser via Ticketmaster.com.au, add them straight to your phone’s ticket wallet, and share them with your friends and family.
***All tickets are digital except Collector Tickets (see below for more info)
Want a memento? Grab a collector ticket
If you’re looking for a small piece of memorabilia to remember your Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix experience, look no further than a limited-edition Collector Ticket and lanyard.
A collector ticket is a souvenir, 3D-style ticket which not only gets you into the event, it also serves as a treasured keepsake to be kept well after the tournament is over.
Collector tickets are only made available for selected events and can be purchased through the normal purchase processes – be sure to select a “Collector Ticket” when choosing your ticket type.
Collector tickets can only be delivered to fans via mail, and cannot be sent as Print-at-Home or E-Tickets, or collected from outlets or the venue. Collector Tickets are not available to those without a valid Australian address. You must provide an Australian postal address to receive Collector Tickets.
Get to know Ticket Forward so everyone has their own ticket
For fast, contactless entry at the gate, it’s never been easier for you to share your tickets with family and friends. Whether you’re buying a ticket for a friend or not everyone in your group is arriving together – Ticketmaster makes it easy to forward tickets in a few simple steps.
Make entry quick and easy by ensuring every adult has their own ticket loaded onto their phone via the Ticketmaster app or using a mobile web browser at Ticketmaster.com.au before arriving at the Phillip Island Circuit on GP day.
2. Tap on my events and select the event you want to Ticket Forward
3.Tap ‘Forward’ below the ticket you want to share (please note: you may have to wait a moment for the ‘Forward’ button to load)
4.On the ‘Select Tickets To Forward’ page, confirm the ticket you want to share (please note – you must Forward each ticket individually)
5. Tap the ‘Forward To’ button. Tap ‘Manually Enter A Recipient’ & enter your friend’s ‘First Name’, ‘Last Name’, and ‘Email Address or Mobile Number’
6. Tap ‘Forward Ticket’. The ticket in your account will now say “Sent”. You can cancel or recall the Ticket Forward at any time
7.Your friend receives an email, asking them to accept the forwarded tickets, and they can either login or create a new Ticketmaster account to accept.
8.The tickets are now ready to go in your friend’s Ticketmaster account and marked as ‘Forwarded’ in your account
How do I purchase Accessible Seating tickets?
Accessible tickets in the Gardner Straight Grandstand will be available to purchase online, via the MotoGP™ event page on Ticketmaster.com.au during onsale. Simply Select the Gardner grandstand option and select the accessible button at the top to proceed.
There is also an Island Pass (General Admission) accessible viewing platform is available at the southern end of the Gardner Straight Grandstand – not available for pre-booking/reservation.
For any other ticket types, you can speak with one of our Customer Service Representatives by calling 1300 446 925. Please note, this phone number is reserved for patrons with accessibility requirements and companion cardholders and cannot process any other ticketing requests.
Also please note that not all Grand Stands have accessible seating available.
Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2022 will transform the Phillip Island Circuit from Friday 14 October until Sunday 16 October 2022. Tickets are on sale via Ticketmaster.com.au.
Top tips for getting tickets to the Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (Australian MotoGP™) 2022
When is the Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (Australian MotoGP™) 2022?
The Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2022 will transform the Phillip Island Circuit from Friday 14 October until Sunday 16 October 2022. Tickets are on sale via Ticketmaster.com.au.
When do tickets for the Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (Australian MotoGP™) 2022 go on sale?
Tickets for the Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (Australian MotoGP™) 2022 – including Grandstands, Hospitality, Island Pass (GA), Catch-A-Coach, Campgrounds – go on sale from Tuesday 28 June @ 10am AEST via Ticketmaster.com.au.
Get to know Ticketmaster’s Smart Queue
If you aren’t familiar with Smart Queue, it is Ticketmaster’s way of creating a clear and fair process for thousands of fans to buy tickets in a short space of time. Fans enter the virtual Waiting Room prior to onsale time before joining the Smart Queue – which acts as a ‘virtual line’, helping us protect you and your tickets in a more effective way.
The time you join the Waiting Room does not determine your place in the Smart Queue, so we recommend joining at least 10 minutes prior to the event going on sale but there is no need to rush.
When the sale begins, the Smart Queue will open and everyone in the Waiting Room is given a place in line. Those who did not join the Waiting Room will be placed at the end of the line.
- Sign in to your Ticketmaster account at least 10 minutes before joining the Waiting Room. This will speed up your purchase later.
- Confirm you have a valid form of payment in your account with current email and billing information. This will make checkout a breeze.
- Resist the urge to refresh. Your page will automatically refresh when you enter the Smart Queue.
- Keep an eye on the time! When it’s your turn, your spot will be held for 10 minutes to begin shopping.
- Just like before, tickets are always based on availability, demand, and are not guaranteed.
Is there a ticket limit?
The maximum number of tickets per transaction is capped at ten (10) across all ticket types.
Make sure you have a My Ticketmaster account
Get the basics covered before tickets go on sale by logging in and checking your Ticketmaster account ahead of time. If you don’t have a Ticketmaster Account then make sure you sign up in advance – Ticketmaster.com.au.
Sign into your My Ticketmaster account ahead of time
Remember to triple check your passwords, account information, and billing information are all filled in correctly in advance, that way you’re not facing any last-minute account updates when trying to process your order.
Keep your options open with ‘Best Available’
Save time by searching “Best Available,” which scans all sections fast – it’s quicker than searching sections one at a time.
Keep an eye on the clock
There will be a time limit applied to all transactions as they’re progressed through the ticket purchasing stages. Remember to keep an eye on the timer on your screen and move through the processing pages as quickly as possible (this is even easier when you’ve completed the account set-up stage we mentioned above).
Don’t refresh your screen
Hitting the refresh button means you’ll lose your place in the queue and, as frustrating as it can get, patience is the only way to win this game. Ticketmaster is equipped with sophisticated systems that are designed to manage and process ticket purchases as quickly as possible. The queuing system that appears on your screen will place you at the front of the line as soon as possible.
Remember: there are a lot of fans
We’re expecting this to be a very popular event. When a popular event goes on sale there are hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of customers all attempting to purchase tickets at the same time. Tickets are sold as long as seats are available, and when an act is as popular as the Australian Grand Prix, sometimes they go very quickly.