campsite will again be run at the beautiful Healesville Amateur Race
Club (HARC).With flat, grassy camp sites and ample room for caravans
and campers, the HARC site is a wonderful and affordable accommodation
option for our patrons.
This year campers can stay for the three nights of the festival for the
same low price of $25 per adult and kids under 13 are free! There
will be food vans onsite for the duration of the festival, a Saturday
morning craft market, poets’ breakfasts and extended performances
at the Monda Muse venue.
We look forward to welcoming you all!
|How much does it cost?
|$25 per person for
the duration of the festival. This is for up to and including 3 nights
camping, (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Children 13 and under may
camp free of
charge with a festival ticket holding adult. Please indicate on your
camping booking if you have children of this age with you so that they
also get their camping wristbands.
How do I book and pay
|You can book and
you buy your Festival tickets, either in person at
the Memo Healesville or on-line. When you arrive you will need to call
into the Festival Ticket office, located at The Memo, 225 Maroondah
Highway, to collect your Campers Pack.
For details of prices, and to buy camping passes, go to our TICKETS
What is a Campers Pack?
|The Campers Pack is
very important! It will contain special wrist bands for you and members
of your group which will identify you as official Healesville Music
Festival Campers allowing you access to the grounds. You will also
receive a marker for your tent or van which will signify to the
volunteers who check the ground that you have paid for your site. All
campers must wear their campers wrist band during the weekend and
secure the supplied tag to their tent or van. The pack will also
include these guidelines.
Where is Healesville Racecourse?
Racecourse is located at 109 Healesville-Kinglake Road in Healesville,
opposite the RACV country club. It is a15 minute easy stroll from the
centre of town. A shuttle bus will run regularly between the racecourse
and the other festival venues. See the MAP
of the Festival site and Camping.
When can I set up my campsite?
|Access to the
Racecourse will be open from midday on Friday 10 November 2017. Our
Festival Office will be located at The Memo Hall on Maroondah Highway
and you will be able to collect your festival and camping wristbands
from 11am on the Friday
How many nights can I stay?
|The camping site will
be set up temporarily for the purpose of the Healesville Music
Festival. Campers, who have paid for their Festival ticket and camping,
will be allowed to camp the Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights of
Festival only. We ask that all camp sites be cleared by 10 am Monday as
we need time to clean up the site.
Can I bring my campervan or trailer?
|Yes you can. There is
plenty of room for vans and campers, however no powered sites are
Will the campsites be allocated?
|No. Camp sites will
be taken on a first in best dressed basis. (Trust us - they're all
good! Some will just be a little bit of a further walk to the toilets
Can we camp in the centre of the Racecourse?
|Yes, you can but no
vehicles are permitted on the race track itself and it is a condition
of our hire of the Racecourse that all foot traffic is restricted to
crossing the track at the designated pathways.
What facilities are available at the
|There are ample
permanent toilets at the Healesville Racecourse, however shower
facilities are limited with only two showers available. Please
leave the facilities as clean as possible. Cleaning will be done
periodically and your patience is appreciated if the facilities are
closed for this to occur. The disabled accessible facilities are also
suitable for use by all and are not exclusive.
There will be bins available for your rubbish and recycling. Please
keep the festival site clean for the health and safety of yourself and
your fellow campers.
There is a good supply of fresh water at the track for drinking and
Children are welcome. Keep them safe.
|Children must remain
under the care of their parent/guardian whilst in the camping area and
any of the festival venues. Please also note there is a fast running
creek beside the racecourse and keep your children away from the water.
There's loads of flat space for their push bikes too! (Don't forget the
Can I bring my pet tp the Racecourse?
|No. Under our hire
agreement with HARC, pets are not permitted on the site.
Parking and Vehicle use over the Festival
|The road leading to
the camping areas will carry significant foot traffic. After unloading,
campers are requested to obtain whatever supplies are necessary and
then leave their cars parked in the camping area for the weekend in
order to minimise the vehicles moving through the festival site.
There will be no traffic in or out on Saturday night unless you are a
performer and need to transport equipment to your venues.
If you wish to use your vehicle over the weekend then you will need to
unpack your camping gear and move your vehicle to the day parking area
located at the front of the race track.
Will there be food and drink available?
A number of food and drink vendors will be selling food for the
duration of the festival. No alcohol will be sold at the racecourse but
you are permitted to BYO alcohol for your own consumption. There is an
abundance of cafes and restaurants in Healesville and we recommend that
you visit them also.
Is there a music venue at the
|Yes! The Monda Muse venue will be operating.
See your PROGRAM for details of the artists
I'm a Festival Volunteer do I still
need to pay for camping?
|No. Thank you for
volunteering! Your time helping us with the festival will get you a
weekend pass in to all of the festival venues and events.
Please register as a VOLUNTEER
first and get in touch with our Volunteers Coordinator by emailing email@example.com Your
name will be added to the camping list so that you can be given your
|Alcohol may be
brought into the camping area. No
alcohol will be sold at the Racecourse.
Will there be a session?
|It's very likely. For
the comfort of all campers the night session will be held in the Monda Muse venue and not in the
Let's play nice.
|Consideration is to
be given to other campers and once the program is finished for the
night, noise is also to cease in the camping area. Every one is here
for a good time. Please respect the wishes and privacy of all campers.
We are a fun, family festival so we do not expect any problems but
inconsiderate people will have their festival passes revoked and will
be ejected from the site.
▪ Consideration is to be given to other campers.
▪ Sessions are to be run at the
music venues, and not at the camp site after hours.
▪ At the racecourse, lights out is
a reasonable time after music finishes at the main venues.
▪ No campfires are to be lit at
the camp sites.
▪ The camp sites are not public
camping areas and only festival ticket holders are entitled to camp in
While it is extremely unlikely to occur, should these conditions be
breached, offenders will be requested to leave and festival passes will
In case of Emergency.
|Call 000 for all
The nearest emergency department is located at Maroondah Hospital,
Davey Drive, Ringwood East.
An out of hours medical clinic operates at the back of the the
Healesville Hospital at 377 Maroondah Highway, and is open between 12pm
and 8pm on Saturday and Sunday. 1300 766 858.
Healesville is designated by the Country Fire Authority as being a
place of extreme fire danger. Please pay attention to CFA warnings when
planning your trip to Healesville and visit the CFA website should you
require further information. www.cfa.vic.gov.au