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It’s about Fundraising, Family and Fun.

All on the same day across Australia.


Tackle the fundraising with your family & friends, then enjoy the cruise together on the big day.

Fill the seats of your vehicle (whether it be your daily drive or a special, much loved but rarely used version) and join the other teams for an enjoyable, relaxed drive to morning tea, then to a final lunch stop and social gathering all in the name of cancer research.

Cancer Cruise is a 100% kid friendly project.  We are family after all.

The Cruise will depart on Sunday the 28th of March 2021.

Gather by 8:00am for an 8:45am departure for the first of two legs.

The first leg will finish with a short morning tea/coffee break from around 10:15am and the second leg will finish with a relaxed lunch in a social environment.

Teams will park up for lunch from around 12:00pm.  After lunch, teams will make their own way home, so we will start departures from 2pm.

The routes will be sent to all teams 2 weeks before the official Cancer Cruise Day, as it is a private event only for those who have fundraised.

All teams must raise a minimum of $500 to take part.

All funds go directly to the Cancer Council, a maximum of 20% is used to cover organising costs.

Cancer Cruise is about getting much needed funds to Australia’s best cancer researchers and with an 80% minimum of all funds raised, we will have a direct impact.

A confirmation email will be sent to you once you have signed up. This will explain how we will communicate with you and in time, will give full details of the Cruise and the route.

When you confirm your place, you will be guided through our website to set up your online fundraising page. This will be your own website and there, you can upload your own posts, videos and photos to help your fundraising drive.

When your website is set up, you will be sent a Letter of Authority to Fundraise from Cancer Council.

To help you along the way, we will supply you with over 100 proven fundraising concepts that you can copy or redesign for your own fundraising.

You must have the minimum amount of $500 raised at least four weeks before the Cruise date.

The registration fee is $95.   This includes your teams place on the Cruise, a Cancer Cruise decal for your front windscreen, your vehicle numbers and 2 Cancer Cruise Caps (including postage).

The registration fee must be paid when you join.  This confirms your teams place on Cancer Cruise.

You can bring a maximum of 4 passengers in your vehicle at no additional cost.

Catering & drinks will be provided by third party operators and is pay as you go.  In some cases you may need to bring your own picnic but we will let you know well in advance if that’s the case.

Cancer Cruise is run by Box Rallies, who are behind Shitbox Rally and Mystery Box Rally.
Box Rallies is the largest community-based fundraiser nationally for our chosen beneficiary Cancer Council and over the past eleven years Box Rallies have raised over $24 million for cancer research.

We’d love to hear from you.
Phone: 08-8423 1299

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The Cruise is held on one day, Australia wide.

When you click “Join Now” you will be able to select a route from one of the following states:








Our Partner

We have been in partnership with Cancer Council since 2009 and they remain our chosen beneficiary.

The relationship is strong and both groups support each other to provide our participants will all the support needed to fundraise for cancer research.

All funds raised go directly to Cancer Council.

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The Cause

Box Rallies Fund Outstanding Cancer Research Projects Nationally

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is the pinnacle for vital funding for ground-breaking cancer research projects, but their budget only goes so far.

The cancer researchers who miss out get another chance at funding via Cancer Council grants. The impact of these projects has been felt right across Australia with many of the grants made possible by Box Rallies funding.

For the first time, Box Rallies funds the next highest ranked grants after the NHMRC. This means that Box Rallies will fund some of the most exciting cancer research projects across the country – with the highest potential to significantly impact those affected by cancer.

The grants assessed during the application process will be awarded in March with Cancer Council continuing to manage the overall funding process.

Here are some examples of multi-state research funded by Box Rallies:

  • Testing new drug combinations for pancreatic cancer
  • Preventing people with immune deficiencies from developing lymphoma
  • Finding new compounds to target the deadliest type of malignant brain tumour
  • Developing a way to calculate the safest and most effective dose of radiation for prostate cancer patients
  • Analysing the largest data set of melanoma genome sequences in the world
  • Identifying a treatment to block the development and spread of neuroblastoma cells.