Bundanoon is a comfortable 2 hours drive from Sydney (just off the Hume Highway), 1.5 hours from Canberra and the South Coast, which makes it the ideal location for travellers who just want to pop in for the day or for others who wish to stay and enjoy Brigadoon and the hospitality and culture of the Southern Highlands. If you are looking for the perfect family fun day out then head to Australia's premier Scottish Highland Gathering, Bundanoon is Brigadoon. Scotland with a bit of Aussie Flavour.
Street Parade: Commences 9.30am 25 Pipe Bands, Marching Scottish Clans & Societies, decorated floats.
Opening Ceremony: Commences 10.45am
Closing Ceremony: 4.00-4.30pm
Scottish Country & Highland & Highland dancing demonstrations, Individual Pipe Band displays, Highland Cavaliers & Southern Highlands Kennel & Obedience Club.
Feature Event: David Huxley & the Tartan Warriors Lifting the Bundanoon Stones of Manhood. Stones weigh 100, 110, 125, 145 & 165 kgs.
Traditional & not so traditional games & activities include: Caber Toss, Shot Putt, Hay Toss, Haggis hurling, Egg Toss, Water Toss & Kilted Races, a Bonnie Bairns Highland Dress Competition (up to 6 years of age).
Contacts: Publicity Officer: 02 4883 7471
Official Brigadoon Ceilidh (Scottish Knees-up) Bookings Phone 02 4883 6033, From January 2014.
Federal City Express Train departs Canberra; Bookings on 02 6284 2790
Awards 2005 Rhodium Canberra and Capital Region Tourism Awards 2005 "Commendation" for "Excellence in Events" Significant Festivals & Events Category. Southern Highlands Business Awards 2005 "Excellence in Events".