Camping

Camping

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For those wanting to head to the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, camping is a great way to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the event.

For many fans, camping is the only way to experience the thrill of the event. Plenty go all out for the weekend, with amazing setups that add to the experience of the race.

This year campsites will be sold separately to the event ticketing system. Purchasing a campsite does not automatically grant you access to the event. Event tickets must be purchased separately through Ticketek.

Sale Type Sale Dates 2020 Prices Purchase
Pre-Sale* Wed 12 June 2019 (9am) – Wednesday 26 June 2019 (midnight) $90.00 CLOSED
Early Bird Monday 1 July 2019 (9am) – Wednesday 31 July 2019 (midnight) $90.00 CLOSED
General Sale Thursday 1 August 2019 (9am) – Monday 27 January 2020 (midnight) $100.00 BOOK NOW
Gate Sales Wed 29 Jan 2020 – Sun 2 January 2020 $110.00
The above prices don’t include processing and delivery fees.
*Pre Sale is only for campers from 2019.

All campers from the 2019 Bathurst 12 Hour will receive an email with the link to re-book sites for 2020.

If you booked a campsite in 2019 and did not receive the email please contact – campgrounds@bathurst.nsw.gov.au

Looking for an easier camping experience?

Supercars will be partnering with Tent City Hire and providing a campground with all your camping essentials supplied, plus situated in a prime location at the top of the mountain.

This campground will include supplied tents, supplied beds, dedicated toilet and shower facilities, communal area and seating, plus lots more.

This means less packing and less stress for you. For an easier, carefree camping experience, book a campsite within Tent City.

All bookings can be made through Tent City Hire – www.tentcityhire.com.au

Pre-Sale*

Campers from 2019 will have the first opportunity to book a site during the pre-sale.

To access the pre-sale, you will be sent a separate email with instructions on how to book a site.

Please note you are not guaranteed the same site you had last year, sites sold during the pre-sale are also sold on a first in basis.

McPhillamy

There’s no better way to head to the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour than travelling up the mountain and setting up camp at the McPhillamy Campground.

This is where the legends of Bathurst live. Located on the top of the great mountain, this campground is in close proximity to Brocks Skyline and the mountain’s Esses.

Toilets and Showers available on site. Access campsites via Barry Gurdon Drive.

Site Map

Reid & Sulman

Reid and Sulman Campground is located at the top of the great mountain, in the perfect position to watch the cars ascent the mountain and fly across Brock’s Skyline.

Toilets and Showers available on site. Access campsites via Barry Gurdon Drive.

Site Map

Area Map

Paddock

Be right in the action, behind the pits in one of the most popular campgrounds – the Paddock Campground. Easy walking distance to the Paddock, this campground provides some great behind the scenes action.

Toilets and Showers available on site, accessible facilities included.

Entrance off Mountain Straight when the track is open to the public, entrance off Ray Bant Drive when the track is closed to the public. When entering via Ray Bant Drive the tunnel height is restricted at 3.1m.

Site Map

Campground Opening / Closing Dates

– All campgrounds open at 9am Wednesday 29 January 2019.
– The Paddock campground must be vacated prior to 7:30am on Monday 3 February.
After this time the track will close and the only exit from the Paddock is via the tunnel (height restriction 3.1m).
– All campsites at the top of the mountain must be vacated by 10am on Monday 3 February.

Updating your Password

The campground ticketing system has been updated, so all existing passwords in our system have expired. To ensure a smooth process when purchasing your campsites for the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour, we recommend you update your password now.

To update your password, follow the link here.

Click here for instructions.

Full Campground Rules

Campground Terms & Conditions

FAQs

When can I buy a campsites and what are the prices?

Sale Type Sale Dates 2020 Prices
Pre-Sale* Wed 12 June 2019 (9am) – Wednesday 26 June 2019 (midnight) $90.00
Early Bird Monday 1 July 2019 (9am) – Wednesday 31 July 2019 (midnight) $90.00
General Sale Thursday 1 August 2019 (9am) – Monday 27 January 2020 (midnight) $100.00
Gate Sales Wed 29 Jan 2020 – Sun 2 January 2020 $110.00

 *Pre-sale is exclusively for campers from 2019.

Will previous campers get the first chance to rebook site/s?
Campers from 2019 will have the first opportunity to book a site during the pre-sale. To access the pre-sale, you will be sent a separate email with instructions on how to book a site. Please note you are not guaranteed the same site you had last year, sites sold during the pre-sale are also sold on a first in basis.

If I can no longer attend can I get a refund?
Refunds are only permitted to the extent that the Event Organiser is required to provide a refund by law.

Are campgrounds operating at the Event?
The Paddock, McPhillamy and Reid and Sulman Campgrounds will be operating at the Event.

Where do I check in when I arrive at the campgrounds?
If camping at the Paddock Campground and arriving on Wednesday 31 Jan or Thursday 1 Feb, you will check in at the Paddock gate on Mountain Straight. From Friday 2 Feb the check in point for the Paddock Campground is at the Harris Park Campground Check In booth located at the main gate.

If camping at the top of the mountain (McPhillamy and Reid & Sulman Campgrounds) you will check in at the bottom of Barry Gurdon Drive.

Please note:
Each person will require a valid admission ticket to gain entry to the campgrounds. At the check in points tickets must be shown to obtain a camping wristband.

At the event, tickets can only be purchased from the Ticket Booth at Harris Park, to avoid delays pre purchase your tickets before arriving at the campground entries.

When do the campgrounds open?
All campgrounds open at 9am Wednesday 29 January 2020.

What are the entrances to the campgrounds?
Paddock Campground – Entrance off Mountain Straight when the track in open to the public, entrance off Ray Bant Drive when track is closed to the public (from Friday 31 January). Note: when entering via Ray Bant Drive there is a tunnel with a height 3.1m.
McPhillamy Campground
– Entrance off Barry Gurdon Drive
Reid and Sulman Campground – Entrance off Barry Gurdon Drive

When will my Campsite Vehicle Passes be delivered?
Your Campsite Vehicle Pass will be sent via mail to the address provided – anticipated dispatch is mid November 2019. Please ensure address details are up-to-date at the time of purchase.

For campsites purchased after Friday 11 January 2020, all vehicles passes must be collected at the event within the campground check in hours.

Is there power available in the campgrounds?
There are no power provisions at the campgrounds. Generators are welcome however; we ask that you consider others patrons with the use of generators at night.

Can I bring alcohol into the campgrounds?
Alcohol limits for the 2020 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour campgrounds are as follows per person per day:

  • 1x carton of full strength beer (5% alcohol or less) – 24 cans x 375mls or less, or
  • 1x carton of light / mid strength beer (3.5% alcohol or less) – 30 cans x 375mls or less, or
  • 1x carton of pre-mixed spirits (6% alcohol or less) – 24 cans x 375mls, or
  • 1x carton of cider (5% alcohol or less) – 24 cans x 375mls, or
  • 1x cask of sealed wine totalling 4 litres or less, or
  • 1x 750ml bottle of spirits (Plastic only), or
  • 2x 375ml plastic bottles of spirits (38 % alcohol or less) – must be the original manufacturer’s product with seal unopened

No glass what so ever is to be brought into the campgrounds, this includes jars over 200mL.

Please note:
You can only bring in One (1) day’s alcohol supply at a time. There is no storage facility for excess alcohol and any alcohol over the daily limit will be confiscated and disposed of.

Can I take alcohol from the campgrounds into the event precinct?
No, if entering a licenced area you cannot bring alcohol.

Can I park my vehicle on my campsite?
Yes, however you must stay within the perimeter of your site. There is a two vehicle policy for the McPhillamy and Reid & Sulman campgrounds and a strict one vehicle per campsite policy for the Paddock campground. Each vehicle MUST display a vehicle pass. Any additional vehicles can be housed at the main public car park off Panorama Ave.

Can I book a campsite over the phone?
No, bookings can only be made online.

Can I bring in my dog?
Animals will not be permitted into the campgrounds or circuit, unless the animal is a working guide dog. If patrons do attempt to bring animals into the Event venue they will be asked to take the animal away.

What are the prohibited items?
The prohibited items are not limited to the below list. Security and the event organiser can deem an item or activity prohibited at their discretion:

  • NO fireworks, explosives or illegal substances
  • NO glass
  • NO couches and lounge chairs
  • NO unregistered motorised wheeled devices
  • No donuts or burnouts by vehicles
  • NO burning of vehicles
  • No animals (excluding companion animals)
  • No temporary platforms
  • No petrol or gas canisters over 9 litres in capacity
  • No weapons
  • No power tools, chainsaws, axes or dangerous equipment
  • No alcohol that exceeds the reasonable amount deemed by the promoter