Camping Guidelines

By March 9, 2019 March 11th, 2019 Prepare

1.1.1.    Camping Guidelines and Rules

General Campground and Overflow Campground Guidelines

  • Campsites cannot be booked or reserved. If you want to camp with your friends, please plan to arrive together.
  • In the event of an emergency DO NOT leave the event or drive out of the event unless instructed to do so by the Traffic Management Team or emergency services
  • Conditions may change during the event making some camping areas unsuitable or unavailable.
  • Use spotters if required to guide vehicles safely into camping areas when they are arriving or leaving.
  • No vehicle movement is permitted in the camping grounds after arrival, until campsites are packed up and ready for departure.
  • Campgrounds will have adequately lighting on access roads and lighting towers will be switched on one hour before sunset and switched off at Midnight.
  • There will not be electricity made available to the General Campground or Overflow Campground for caravans, campervans or other vehicles.

General Campground and Overflow Campground Rules

Do’s

  • Consider your camping areas carefully. Ensure vehicles cannot move or roll once parked and are not hazardous to tent campers.
  • Use wheel chocks on all vehicles, caravans, campervans, trucks and trailers.
  • Place tents next to vehicles, never in front or behind a vehicle
  • Vehicles should always be parked with hand brake on and in gear.
  • Any vehicles that are parked on a slope or incline should be parked across the slope where possible (not facing up or down the slope).
  • Love thy neighbour. Do not use more space than you require.
  • Patrons are asked to use lights to increase the visibility of their tent and to prevent people tripping on guy lines.
  • Be considerate. Keep music and noise levels down late at night.

Don’ts

  • No vehicle movement is permitted in the camping grounds after arrival, until campsites are packed up and ready for departure.
  • Do not park your vehicle on the access roads at any time
  • Never camp anywhere where there is a “No Camping”, “Area Closed” sign or where the Traffic Management Team has instructed you not to
  • Never set up a tent in front or behind a vehicle.
  • Never place tents under heavy or loose tree branches. They might fall on your tent
  • No open fires are permitted in General Camping or Overflow Camping.
  • No Lasers are permitted in campgrounds.

Camping at Theme Camps

Plan to arrive during the day if camping with a Theme Camp. Patrons arriving to the event after dark will NOT be able to drive to Theme Camps and will have to park/camp in General Camping for the night and re locate during daylight hours.

  • Patrons arriving during the day to camp at Theme Camps must drive directly to their destination.
  • No vehicle movement is permitted in Theme Camp areas after arrival, until campsites are packed up and ready for departure
  • Ensure you follow your Theme Camps site plan for vehicle parking, to eliminate any vehicle interaction with tents, swags and people.
  • Vehicles should always be parked with hand brake on and in gear must park on flat ground, off access roads where possible, with the hand brake on and in gear.
  • Wheel chocks shall be used on all vehicles to prevent vehicle movement.
  • Any vehicles that are parked on a slope or incline should be parked across the slope where possible (not facing up or down the slope).
  • Be aware of any other campers who are leaving the event early to ensure they have a safe pathway to exit the area.
  • Patrons are encouraged to use lights to increase the visibility of tents to prevent people tripping on guy lines.
  • Use spotters if required to guide vehicles safely in camping areas when they are arriving or leaving.