Spectator DIY

Even if you’re an experienced Summernats camper, read the DIY Camping information carefully.. 


Camping can be purchased by anyone with a Season Pass – these include Entrant, Buddy, Season or Platinum Passes.

Each person camping at Summernats must have (1) a Season Pass and (2) a Camping pass.

Anyone aged 16 and under planning to camp at Summernats, MUST be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times..  


Camping is available for Entrants and their Buddies for any or all nights from Thursday through to Sunday in designated entrant camping areas within Exhibition Park In Canberra (EPIC). Camping is not permitted prior to Thursday and recommend alternative accommodation be arranged.

Toilet and shower facilities are available in various locations on the campgrounds.

Entrants NOT camping, but utilising a campsite as a reserved parking space during the event, are required to pay the appropriate camping fees. You are using an allocated campsite to park your car & the camping fee allows you access to your vehicle 24hrs if required.

Tent City Packages

Experience the fun of camping at Summernats without the hassle of bringing your own camping gear.

For your convenience, the tent and stretchers beds will be ready for you. Tent City is located in one of two of our new spectator camping areas, ‘Big Block’, and now allows vehicles to be parked next to your tent.

Tent City is sold as a package and includes everything you need, to access and camp at Summernats.

Entrants are able to rent a tent, 2 or 4 person tents plus stretchers are available. Further details can be found on the Entrants Campsite Reservation Form.