SPECTATOR DIY CAMPING RULES
We have all the facilities you need to have a great camping holiday, either with your mates or your family.
You can bring your own gear just like a regular camping trip, or if you want the convenience of it all being set up for you, check out the Summernats Tent City. Note: Tent City is a pre- event purchase only.
As always, it is heaps cheaper to purchase your tickets in advance.
Who can Camp?
Camping is only available to those who have already purchased a Season Pass eg: Entrants, Buddies, Season, Platinum Passes and is charged on a per person basis, not per campsite.
A Camping Pass must be purchased by each person camping in addition to the Season Pass.
Toilet and shower facilities are available in various locations on the campgrounds.
Spectator campsites are allocated upon arrival on a first come first served basis and are approx. 6 x 4 in size.
If you have a group of friends that all want to camp together, you will need to arrive and check in altogether to be given enough space to cater for the group.
All campsites will have access to power.
How old do I need to be to camp at Summernats?
Anyone aged 16 and under planning to camp at Summernats, MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
Where do I check in for camping?
It is recommended for ALL campers to enter the event from gate 7 or gate 7B to check into camping.
Access to these gates is from Northbourne Ave via Well Station Road. There will be signs to direct you. (please see map for details- available soon)
When can I Camp?
Spectator camping opens from Thursday 11am and you can stay until event closure on Sunday 6pm. Camping is not available on Sunday night.
What can I bring?
A Tent (if not camping in Tent City)
Bedding - Sleeping bag/balnkets and pillow
Your Personal essential items such as clothing, footware, toiletries, sunscreen and mozzie repellent.
A small gas BBQ - ensure the gas bottle is approved for safety.
A safe power lead.
You may bring eskies in to store your food - eskies must remain at your campsite.
There is an Supermarket on site for all those essentials you've forgotten to bring or need.
What not to bring?
Alcohol (ALL VEHICLES ARE SEARCHED ENTERING THE SITE)
Pools and Spas
Motorised scooters, eskies, skateboards or any unauthorised vehicles.
Any other item prohibited via the terms and conditions of entry
Spectator On-Campsite Parking
For an additional fee you can have your car beside your tent - and you get a rebate for your car parking when you leave. One car per campsite ONLY is allowed. (Spectators Only - terms and conditions apply).
On-Campsite Parking Vehicles cannot be moved once on your campsite.
The On-Campsite parking fee includes a bond payment of $50. The bond will be refunded to you provided you have not moved the vehicle or been reported for antisocial behaviour.
Refunds must be claimed upon departure between 8:30am and 5pm Sunday unless otherwise arranged with the Camping Manager.
All Other Vehicles
Cars that are not parking on campsites will be allowed to enter the grounds to unload/load camping gear then must exit the grounds and park in the designated parking areas. Parking fees apply.
Prepaid Parking is available for all 4 days from the ticketing page.
Tent City Campers
The same rules apply to Tent City Campers. You must check out of your tent by 10am Sunday morning. The $100 refund bond is payable on final departure, provided there is no damage to the tent and/or stretchers.
What if i have further camping questions?
All camping enquiries are to be made to the Summernats Office on 02 6241 8111 or email [email protected] prior to the event and to the Camping Marshalls ONLY at gate 7B during the event.
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