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Camping

Bring your mates, your camping gear and move in for 4 days of extreme horsepower partying.

All campers must have a Season Pass and a Camping Pass. This includes General, Platinum, Entrant and Buddy Season Passes.

Anyone aged 16 and under planning to camp, MUST always be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Spectator Camping Areas

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SPECTATOR CAMPING GUIDE

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Entrant Camping Areas

PARTY PADDOCK

One of the most popular campgrounds at Summernats. These sites are huge. Great access to the Cruise Route. Backyard walking access to Burnout Hill and next door to Drifting. Suitable for groups of 4 or more and an ideal location for marquees. Sites are 10m x 6m on flat grassed ground. Permanent toilets and showers, accessible facilities included.

CAMPING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You must purchase an admission ticket in addition to your campsite ticket.

All vehicles must display a valid access pass to access the campgrounds.  

Vehicle passes must be purchased for non-entrant vehicles.  

Camping vehicle passes are for static vehicles.  

Camping vehicles are not permitted to move throughout the venue.

There are a number of camping locations at Summernats. Some locations are for entrants only and others are for spectators.

Subject to availability, campers can book campsites at one of the following campgrounds:

We will be charging a removal and cleaning fee to the group contact. No questions asked.

Our crew are super busy after the event packing down the venue and we don’t want to have to worry about removing that old couch you found on the road on the way to the event.

Great news! We are implementing new shuttle bus services. More details on timings and locations of shuttles will be sent to campers closer to the event.

No, marquees are for entrant camping areas only.

Barlens is our preferred and recommended supplier.
Contact them for a quote: (02) 6206 2020

Each site includes camping for one person. All additional campers must purchase a camping pass.

Flag down a security or event staff.

No, you’ll still need to grab a Season Pass from our ticketing website.

Yes! We have a limited number of sites suitable for caravans, motorhomes and campervans. You will need to purchase a camping vehicle pass as well as a Campsite Ticket. Please make sure you put in your vehicle size on the bookings page to see the sites suitable for your vehicle. Dump spots for sullage is located at Torque campground. No caravans are permitted to have waste water running onto the ground.

Assistance dogs to support disabled patrons are allowed. No other animals are permitted.

Children 10 and under are free to camp with an adult. Youths aged 11 – 17 need their own camping pass.

No, large appliances overload the electricity supply, that can lead to area wide outages (Goodluck keeping those snags cold if that happens!)

Fridges are permitted under 180L
Microwaves and Air conditioners are not permitted.

Some sites have power, but not all of them. To know if your site has power, please review the description of the site prior to booking.

If your site does not have power, there are communal areas for charging up phones. Don’t be that person that hogs all of the power.

Get in touch with our friendly camping staff and we will find an area suitable for you.

No. Generators are not permitted inside any camping areas.

No. As per the ‘Terms of Entry’ fuel is not permitted onsite. There is a fuel depot onsite.

Yes, gas barbeques are permitted. Gas burners are also allowed for cooking and BBQ’s.
If you’re bringing a gas cylinder it must be in date.

No. No open fires. Our fire crew need to be at the burnout pad, not at your campsite.

There are accessible shower and toilet facilities located in Torque, Party Paddock, Tent City and Ignition.
Some sites are not suitable for wheelchair access, especially during inclement weather.

If you do require an accessible area, please let our friendly camping crew know when booking so we can arrange for you.

Wednesday Warm up Tickets are required for entrants camping Wednesday night - You must be scrutineered before you can camp.

Spectators camping starts at 9AM Thursday 2 Jan.

Yes! Please note glass jars are limited to small jars only. Remember, no alcohol or commercial quantities of food.

Yes, however you need to take it with you when you leave. As mentioned in the Camping Terms and Conditions, if you leave any items on your campsite we will be invoicing you for a removal fee.

We have a few oversize camping spaces for trucks, transporters, buses and goosenecks.

If you do not book an oversize camping site, you’ll need to leave your oversize vehicle in the designated area outside the event precinct. We simply don’t have the room.

Note, any item below that is confiscated will not be returned at the end of the event. The items listed below are in conjunction with the Event Conditions of Entry.  

  • Alcohol purchased outside of Summernats event grounds
  • Illicit substances and paraphernalia, including unidentifiable substances.
  • Canisters of Nitrous Oxide or CO2
  • Fuel of any type
  • Glass bottles
  • Motorcycles
  • Motorcycle club colours
  • Flares, fireworks, explosives or any fire twirling equipment
  • Weapons or explosives of any description
  • Fires, candles or open flames
  • Airhorns / sirens
  • Generators
  • Protest paraphernalia and banners
  • Any clothing that could be mistaken for event personnel including hi-vis
  • Pools and Spas
  • Professional photography equipment
  • Drones or any other remote-control devices
  • Clothing bearing any racist language or images.
  • Skateboards, scooters, roller-skates, bicycles, motorbikes, segways, hoverboards – motorised or non-motorised.
  • Golf carts or any personal motorised vehicles  
  • Motorised eskies
  • Gas bottles heavier than 9 kilograms (inclusive of gas)
  • Kettles, toasters, fridges over 180L
  • Furniture that is not willing to be taken home
  • Platforms, structures or materials to be used to erect platforms or other viewing platforms
  • Anything that the event organiser reasonably considers will obstruct the view or jeopardise the safety, comfort or experience of other patrons
  • Animals other than animals recognised as assistance animals under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) - Summernats and/ or Security Guards may request evidence.
  • Lasers
  • Loud Hailers / Megaphones
  • Spray cans of paint
  • Any other item that Event Personnel consider illegal or dangerous