Various camping options are available on Friday and Saturday night.
Camping in St. Albans Village ($10 per vehicle)
There are a number of paddocks scattered around the St Albans village that are available for camping. Campsites will be available on a first come first serve basis. Once capacity is reached, all other campers will be directed to the day parking area on St. Albans road outside of town.
Camping at the Day Parking Area ($10 per vehicle)
Once all the campsites have filled up in the village, all other campers will be directed to the overflow/day parking area. This area is still within walking distance of the village. Camping is also charged at $10 per vehicle, with all proceeds going to the fundraising initiative of the St. Albans Bush Fire Brigade.
Premium Camping in St. Albans Village (cost TBA at event)
The premium camping area is accessible to anyone but there is a charge if you wish to make use of this campsite. It allows you to camp next to your vehicle and is located next to the river. You can pay the camping fee at the gate – alternatively you can setup camp and the land owner will drop by to collect the fee. Please note this is on private arrangement with the particular land owner and is not part of the fundraising donation for the Fire Brigade. These spot can not be booked in advance.
Please Note: There are no showers available at these campsites, only toilets. If you do have a camper trailer, you can bring a camper trailer to the event and park in the camping areas.
Other Accommodation Options
Camping not your thing? Accommodation is available at the following B&B’s and guesthouses:
SETTLERS ARMS INN 1 Wharf Street, St Albans NSW 2775
T: 02 4568 2111 / E: [email protected]
ST JOSEPH’S GUEST HOUSE 1029 St Albans Rpad, Lower MacDonald NSW 2775
T: 0418 293 732 / E: [email protected]
THE COURTHOUSE 19 Upper Macdonald Road, St Albans NSW 2775
T: 0403 360 026 / E: [email protected]
DEL RIO RIVERSIDE RESORT 3004 River Road, Wisemans Ferry NSW 2775
T: 02 4566 4330 / E: [email protected]
PRICE MORRIS COTTAGE 37 Upper Macdonald Road, St Albans NSW 2775
T: 02 4568 2121 / E: [email protected]
BANDUSIA COUNTRY RETREAT 1056 Upper Macdonald Road, Upper Macdonald NSW 2775
T: 02 4568 2036 / E: [email protected]
RETREAT AT WISEMANS 5564 Old Northern Road, Wisemans Ferry NSW 2775
T: 02 4566 4422 / E: [email protected]
Feeling hungry while staying at St Albans?
Dining is available at the following locations:
Temporary food vendors will be cooking up a storm at the Event Centre on Friday and Saturday. Cash preferred.
Settlers Arms Inn
Appropriately named, this is the third oldest pub in Australia and a great location to get stuck into some real country food. They’ve got a number of items on the menu ranging from $10 upwards. They’ve also got the usual beers on tap for any last minute carbo loading!
Caffeine junkies take note – There will be a coffee van stationed in the village to take care of your coffee needs. They will also have a variety of muffins, cakes, soft drinks and other odds and ends for sale. The coffee van is open on Friday and before the race starts on Saturday morning.