Travel & Accom.

RIVERCAMP

(All Ages)

Fairgrounds Festival has a dedicated campground less than 5 minutes from the festival site. If you are planning on attending the festival and staying at our official festival campground, Rivercamp, all Adults and Children 12 & under will be required to purchase an Event & Camping ticket. This ticket includes your festival entry, campsite pass, use of campground facilities and use of the complimentary shuttle bus between Rivercamp and the festival. If you have already purchased a festival ticket and wish to add camping, we have camping upgrades available. Read further information on Rivercamp Tickets below.

Set by a tree-lined river, in the incredible countryside, Rivercamp is perfect for groups of friends, families and everyone in between. It includes a range of camping options from pitch-your own, pre-assembled tent and bedding packages or a luxury bell tent experience. For anyone travelling with infants, ages 0-2, you will be required to bring your own travel cots as these are not supplied or available for hire by the festival or any of our camping providers.

After parking your car at Rivercamp, you’ll feel a million miles from the city but using our complimentary dedicated shuttle, which runs on a loop between the campground and Fairgrounds site during event hours, you’ll only be a 5 minute ride away.

RIVERCAMP TICKETS

All Rivercamp patrons are required to purchase a FESTIVAL ENTRY + CAMPING ticket via Moshtix to gain access to both Fairgrounds and Rivercamp.

Have you already bought a ticket and now decided to camp? That’s fine! You can easily add an Adult or Children 12 & Under CAMPING TICKET (until sold out). Just remember, you’ll need to present a Festival ticket in addition to a camping ticket to get access to Rivercamp. Guests are not permitted at the campground.

If you wish to upgrade your camping experience at Rivercamp, we’re happy to present the following options for all festival goers:

Purchase a pre-assembled tent with our trusted tent supplier HERE.

Or book a stay with our deluxe bell tent provider click HERE.

GENERAL CAMPING INFO

Fairgrounds campground Rivercamp is available for check-in between the following times:

Friday 30 November: 3:00pm – 11:00pm

Saturday 1 December: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Check out by 3pm on Sunday 2 December

Maps and further camping information will be provided to ticket holders closer to the event. Please make sure you read our FAQs for answers on some commonly asked questions.

Rivercamp tent sites are 4m x 4m (16m²) and are for tents only. Cars are parked a short distance from the campsite on the same property. If you are planning on bringing a campervan or trailer, we’re sorry, we do not allow recreational vehicles inside Rivercamp, nor can we allow people to sleep in their vehicles in the Rivercamp car park; but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We recommend checking out these nearby holiday parks which are located on our shuttle routes making your travel to & from the festival really easy.

Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park, Gerroa

Discovery Holiday Park, Gerroa

Shoalhaven Heads Holiday Park, Shoalhaven Heads

ACCOMMODATION

SHOALHAVEN

Make a weekend out of your festival experience by staying in the Shoalhaven with lots of options for families and groups and different budgets. In the Shoalhaven you’ll have access to surfing and snorkelling spots, pristine white sand beaches (Seven Mile Beach is well worth a visit) and inland waterways for swimming, fishing and kayaking. Plus some of NSW’s most astounding national parks full of walks and wildlife and the award-winning gourmet food scene.

For tailored accommodation options for festival-goers, check out Shoalhaven Tourism’s visitors website: VISIT SHOALHAVEN.

For more information about getting to the festival from the locations within the Shoalhaven click HERE.

BERRY

Fairgrounds’ hometown is a true country gem with a welcoming community, a historic main street lined with vintage, arts and music shops, cafes, delis, bakeries, ice-cream parlours and local providores offering lovingly-prepared food, nearby wineries and beautiful surrounding countryside. If you’re lucky enough to nab a spot to stay in Berry, you’ll be within walking distance of the festival!

For accommodation check out:

Berry Getaways

Berry Town’s Listing Board

GERRINGONG AND GERROA

The nearby coastal towns of Gerringong and Gerroa offer Fairgrounds patrons the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful South Coast beach stay. Making things even easier, our shuttles provide a scenic shuttle ride between the area and Fairgrounds during event hours.

For accommodation check out:

Seven Mile Beach Holiday Park

Discovery Parks Gerroa

South Coast Holidays

For more information about getting to the festival from Gerringong and Gerroa, click HERE.

 

SHOALHAVEN HEADS

Shoalhaven Heads is a short shuttle ride from Fairgrounds, situated near the historic Coolangatta Winery, at the southern end of Seven Mile Beach – the most famous beach in the Shoalhaven – and on the mouth of the sparkling Shoalhaven River.

For accommodation check out:

Mountain View Resort

Holiday Haven

For more information about getting to the festival from Shoalhaven Heads, click HERE.

NOWRA

Shoalhaven’s main town is just a 15 minute shuttle ride from Fairgrounds. Nowra sits on the banks of the beautiful Shoalhaven River, close to wineries and gorgeous beaches. Visitors can enjoy award winning restaurants, river cruises, kayaking, bushwalking and climbing.

For accommodation check out:

Quest Apartments

Pleasant Way River Lodge

For more information about getting to the festival from Nowra, click HERE.

KANGAROO VALLEY

The historic neighbouring country township of Kangaroo Valley is just a 20 minute drive from Fairgrounds and offers camping, cabin, farm stays and luxury accommodation.

For accommodation check out:

Visit Kangaroo Valley

Please be advised that in 2018, there will not be a local shuttle to and from Kangaroo Valley

TRAVEL OPTIONS


SHUTTLES

Fairgrounds official shuttle services to/from Berry stop in Gerringong, Gerroa, Shoalhaven Heads and Nowra, and operate during event hours. Shuttles operate on a loop and are on a first come, first serve basis.

Shuttle capacities are limited. Adults and Children 12 & Under are advised to book a ticket in advance to avoid disappointment. Please note, you must have a FESTIVAL ENTRY + SHUTTLE ticket to access the shuttlesThis can be purchased along with your event ticket.

The festival’s Babes In Arms policy applies for shuttle services too. Any child 2 years and under will be permitted entry free of charge.

 

SHUTTLE STOPS AND TIMETABLE

The shuttle stops and times will be released closer to the event.

 

SHUTTLE TO RIVERCAMP

There is a free Fairgrounds shuttle service operating to Rivercamp for all campers. This service is a complimentary part of your FESTIVAL ENTRY + CAMPING TICKET. Shuttles will run on a loop between the campground and the festival.

 

Rivercamp Shuttle Operation Times:

Friday 30 November:  4:00pm – 12:00am

Saturday 1 December:  8:00am – 12:00am

 


 

TRAVELLING BY TRAIN

Berry train station is located right next to Fairgrounds, but please be aware that the service times around the festival are limited. As such, we strongly encourage patrons to car pool and drive to and from the festival.

For the most current information on local train services please visit theNSW Transport website or visit the Transport NSW Apps page here to download the best option for your phone for up to date schedules and live transport updates closer to the event.

 


 

TRAVELLING BY CAR

On both Friday and Saturday, ample free parking will be available at our two designated Fairgrounds carparks, these are both an easy and short stroll to the Festival’s front gate. Utilising our festival shuttle services or travelling by car are our suggested modes of transport getting to/from Berry.

Carpark maps, open times and directions will be provided closer to the event.

See our FAQ for more information.