Return to Rio 2018 - Music Festivals in Rad Season

Return to Rio 2018

12:00pm 09 Nov - 10:00pm 11 Nov, 2018

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Del Rio Riverside Resort, Wisemans Ferry

Return to Rio: Australia’s Biggest Fancy Dress Party

Step into a magical, fantastical, and peculiar world where having a good time is the name of the game. For three days and nights, house and EDM heavyweights beckon you to unleash your inner party animal. We aren’t joking when we mean party animal: come in your craziest, weirdest, and most creative costume possible. Remember, there is no such thing as too outrageous when it comes to Return to Rio.

The event started out as a pool party, and Return to Rio is now Australia’s #1 boutique music festival. It’s got all the ingredients for an epic weekend indeed: from crazy golf, immersive performances, water skiing, fun costumes, giant jumping cushions, a splash park, dancing all day long, and kangaroos hopping about. Plus, Sydney’s best mixologists will be whipping up delicious creations that are designed to take you to another level.

Return to Rio has thought of everything you’ll need for both fun and relaxation. When it’s time to recharge, go on a hot tub houseboat cruise, take a dip in the pool, or take a yoga break. Held at the luxurious Del Rio Riverside Resort, the festival grounds boast of world-class facilities for a spanking good time. Festival goers are invited to enjoy all the amenities with their bookings, so there’s no need to leave for anything else because this party paradise will have it all.

No other than the world’s most famous superstar DJ Sasha will be on the decks, alongside other legends including Greg Wilson, Lee Burridge, Roni Size, Skream, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Black Angus, and more. And when you’ve got names on the bill like these, you KNOW it’s going to be an epic weekend.

Where to view Return to Rio

Return to Rio will be held at the Del Rio Riverside Resort, perched on the banks of the beautiful Hawkwesbury River just 90 minutes outside of Sydney.

How to get around

There are many ways to get to the festival grounds. You can drive directly to the resort through the Webb’s Creek car ferry, take the train (the nearest train station is Windsor), hop on a chartered coach, or take a limo if you’re feeling fancy.

Should you need to get around during the festival, the event organizers offer coach travel to and from the resort for your convenience.

After the event, getting around in Sydney is a breeze thanks to the ultra-efficient public transportation. Get an Opal card which you can use for buses, trains, ferries, and the light rail system.

Where to stay for Return to Rio

For the ultimate Return to Rio experience, book a riverside cabin filled with cozy amenities including air-conditioning. The Del Rio Riverside Resort’s excellent accommodations and facilities will ensure your weekend is not only fun, but comfortable and relaxing too!

Things to do in Sydney and the Hawksbury

The resort location offers tons of fun things to do including hiking, waterskiing, tennis, swimming, basketball, and more.

Back in Sydney, there will be exciting experiences for your senses, mind, and body. Check out the Carriageworks Farmers Markets, do the coastal walk from Manly to Spit, have cocktails with a view, or go immerse in nature at the Dharawal National Park. Don’t leave without visiting the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Manly, and Bondi beach. Sydney’s culinary and nightlife scene is among the best in the world, so make sure to bring an appetite for food, drink, and life!

Return to Rio 2018 Dates

Return to Rio will take place from November 9-11, 2019.

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