“I enjoyed myself so much! It was the perfect place to be to relax, focus and learn what Prem Rawat wanted to share with us. No distractions, so comfortable and quiet. It was run so smoothly you almost didn’t notice all the work that went into making us comfortable.” Amaroo Guest
Thank you for choosing Amaroo!
All that Amaroo has to offer is available when you stay on-site. Time spent not travelling to and from hotels will be time well spent. Wake to a chorus of birds and end the day with a magnificent star filled sky. You may even meet a wallaby or koala in your campground!
Amaroo is what it is today, because of the support of people like you. By choosing to stay on-site you are financially ensuring the on-going Vision for Amaroo, enabling it to continue and to grow.
Treat yourself to the comfort and privacy of an air-conditioned Ensuite Cabin, and know you are significantly contributing to Amaroo. Your practical support also helps to pay for essential maintenance & everyday running costs, and makes Amaroo possible!
* Please note that the Jacaranda Campground Deluxe accommodation is under review and is removed from the website. Please check again when an event is confirmed for deluxe offerings.
See you next time at Amaroo!
“This was my first time in Amaroo. My experience was a once in a lifetime experience❤” Amaroo Guest
Sandy Creek Campgrounds
There are 8 campgrounds in Sandy Creek – Blue, Grey, Green, Yellow, Brown, Orange, Purple & Red.
Please refer to the map on this website for a visual orientation.
They all contain a mixture of single and twin accommodation except for Orange, which is the new Ensuite Cabins Deluxe Campground, and Grey and Blue, where Swagman (bring your own tent) is now situated. Please note that Red Campground will be used by employees of external companies working at the event.
Campground Community Hubs are located in the Sandy Creek Campground Storm Shelters, including Swagman. You can now enjoy a leisurely breakfast provided by food trucks and coffee carts. Tea, coffee and snacks are also available throughout the day. A noticeboard with the day’s event schedule is also available.
The bathrooms in Sandy Creek are cleverly designed to prevent long queues. They are configured in shower only, toilet only and all in one bathroom options. All the bathrooms are provided with alcohol based hand sanitiser, which does not require the use of towels to dry your hands. Paper towels are not provided.
Pioneer Single Tent
1 single fully made up bed with 2 blankets, sleeping bag and 2 pillows
- 2 towels
- 1 clothes rack
- 6 coat-hangers
- 1 chair
- rubbish bin
Pioneer Twin Tent
- 2 single beds.
- 4 blankets, 2 sleeping bags and 2 pillows
- linen pack consisting of sheets and pillow slips
- You will need to make up your own beds
Note: no towels are provided in Twin. Please bring your own.
Swagman – Bring your own tent
Swagman is priced to enable as many people as possible to stay onsite. You will need to bring all your own tent equipment, including bedding, towels and other essential items. Don’t forget your hammer and tent pegs!
You will be provided with a 5m x 6m tent site. A maximum of 4 people are allowed per site. No campervans, caravans or other types of portable accommodation.
Each group booking will be allocated one tent site. If you wish to have your own individual tent site, please book separately and not as a member of a group.
Ensure your tent (including guy ropes etc) will comfortably fit within the 5m x 6m space provided before you pack and begin your journey to Amaroo.
Please be aware that cooking or fires of any sort in the campground are strictly prohibited. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in you being asked to leave.
Cabins, Bunkhouses and Motorhome Spaces
Ensuite cabins have reverse cycle air-conditioning, an ensuite bathroom, desk, chair, fridge, wardrobe, mirror, and bed-side table with drawers. Each cabin measures: Bedroom 3.11m x 2.42m. Bathroom 3.11m x 0.96m approx in size. The large single bed measures 1.14 wide x 2.00 metres long. For single bookings only.
Guests will also be provided with:
- Fully made up bed with sheets, 2 blankets, duvet & 2 pillows
- 1 bedside lamp
- 4 towels
- 6 coat hangers
- 1 powerboard with 4 outlets (please bring your own adaptors)
- rubbish bin
- tea making facilities
Ensuite Cabins are located in the leafy quiet surrounds of Orange Campground. Refer to the map for orientation.
Standard Bunkhouses are available in twin and single. They measure approximately 2.2m x 2.9m in size, with an entrance step. All the standard bunkhouses have air-conditioning. They have different arrangements of inbuilt furniture such as drawers under the bed or in bedside tables and/or hanger cupboards. In addition to the fixed furniture, the bunkhouse will be provided with:
- Fully made up bed with 2 blankets, duvet and 2 pillows
- 2 towels
- 6 coat-hangers
- 1 chair
- bedside lamp
- rubbish bin
- Tea making facilities
The Bunkhouses are located in Yellow & Green Campgrounds, within easy walking to campground bathrooms. See map.
At the time of these photos, bed linen was improvised. Bedding & contents will be as listed above.
Motorhome Spaces are available to bring in your own motorhome, or caravan. Amaroo does not provide the motorhomes.
Only some motorhome spaces are powered. You can request your motorhome to be serviced which includes the removal of sewage & replenishment of water. You will be informed of the cost at the time.
Important: For the safety of all guests, your motorhome cannot be moved until the end of your stay (no earlier than Saturday 16 Sept).
Spaces are provided in Green, Yellow, Brown and Orange campgrounds. Refer to map for orientation.
Onsite Accommodation Pricing
Amaroo 2018 Prices – Accommodation type for 7 days (Not per Person)
Don’t forget Early Bird Registration – approx 10% savings
All payments are in Australian Dollars and include 10% GST.
Jacaranda Deluxe campground accommodation is being reviewed, and not on offer currently.
Credit Card Fees
Unfortunately we need to pass on the Creditcard fees as they have increased substantially.
The surcharges are: Mastercard: 2.9%, Visa: 3.5%, Amex: 3.7%.
Health and Fitness
By booking to stay onsite, you are confirming that your health and fitness levels can cope with the demanding terrain and climate, without additional resources or assistance. Please check with your Health Care Professional.
Getting around the site is mostly on foot. Shuttle buses run from Reception to Jacaranda Campgrounds and to the Pavilion. A bus is available from the Pavilion to the Amphitheatre for events.
The temperatures can vary significantly from hot during the day to quite cold at night, so do pack accordingly. Please read the suggested list ‘What to Bring’
If your health or fitness is deemed a risk to your health, IRCE management reserves the right to transfer you to a hotel at your own expense.
Campground Arrivals and Departures
Guests staying onsite are welcome to arrive from tbc on the Saturday and Sunday prior to the event starting on Monday. It is recommended that you be onsite from Sunday evening.
Transfer coaches from Brisbane Airport may arrive outside of these hours. Unfortunately if you arrive after 5.00pm you will not be able to stay onsite that night.
Private Vehicles – Jacaranda and Sandy Creek Campgrounds
When you arrive please park your vehicle in the carpark. Use your Smart Card to enter via the turnstiles and board the shuttle bus. You and your luggage will be taken directly to your campground.
Private Vehicles – Swagman
Signs will direct you to the Swagman entrance. All occupants of your vehicle will need to show their Smart Cards and proof of registration. The driver’s Smart Card will be held by the carpark attendant.
Your vehicle may then enter the campground, where you can unload all your camping equipment and luggage. You must then return the vehicle to the car park at which time the driver’s Smart Card will be returned.
Please indicate the arrival date and time of your motorhome when you make your booking. Otherwise, it may be subject to lengthy delays on arrival. Motorhomes can arrive onsite from tbc
When you or your delivery agent arrive, please follow the signs and drive directly to the delivery centre where you will be given instructions on how to proceed. Whoever is driving the vehicle will need to have your details (name and smart card number).
Once parked at your space, your motorhome cannot be moved until the morning of Saturday after the event. For safety reasons, motorhomes are not permitted to depart on the evening of the final event.
Shuttle Service From Campgrounds to Amaroo Reception
A shuttle will pick you up from the Storm Shelter in your campground and take you to Amaroo Reception. The shuttle service from the campgrounds to Amaroo Reception will operate from tbc.
Return Airport Transfers
Shuttles will collect you from the Storm Shelters in the campgrounds and take you to Amaroo Reception, where you can transfer to the Airport bus. Please deposit your luggage in the appropriate bin for the International or Domestic terminal. All buses will go directly to Brisbane Airport.
Your motorhome will be able to depart between the hours of tbc
For safety reasons, motorhomes will not be able to depart on the evening of the final event.
Private Vehicles – Swagman
You will be able to depart the day after the event between the hours of tbc . You may bring your vehicle into the campground to load your camping equipment and luggage and then depart by the same route.
For safety reasons, there will be no private vehicle access on the evening of the final event.
Twin options provide 2 single beds. Double options provide one double bed. Bookings for Twin and Double options must have two people.
Motorhome Space bookings are for 1 to 6 people, depending on the capacity of the motorhome.
They may be booked under the Sandy Creek campground option.
Swagman Campsite bookings are for 1 to 4 people per tent site.
All group bookings require payment for all guests at the time of booking; so guests sharing a Twin, Double, Motorhome Space or Swagman Campsite must book at the same time, using only one credit card.
Special Tent Allocations
Some people have a need for their onsite accommodation to be in a particular location. Requests for special allocations will be accepted for:
- Health and medical reasons, such as the need to be close to a bathroom, close to bus pick-up point or if you are a loud snorer.
- Volunteers who have a legitimate need for a special placement. Your manager or co-ordinator must make the request on your behalf.
- Other requests, such as wanting to be in a remote location or to be grouped with others, will be considered but no assurances can be given.
You will be able to request a Special Tent once registration is open.
Orange Campground Cabin Breakfast Menu
The Healthy Option wishes you a cordial welcoming to this year’s Amaroo Event!
We are pleased top offer our Breakfast Menu delivered to your campground from Saturday 8th to Saturday 15th September.
Breakfast will be delivered every morning between 6.30-7.00am to the Marquee in your campsite.
How to Order
Guests staying at Orange Campground Ensuite Cabins will be sent an email this weekend with instructions on how to order. Please send your order before Tuesday 4 Sept.
What do you get by Booking ahead with us?
A complimentary daily fresh juice and the comfort of enjoying your breakfast in your campground.