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16th national meet at Walcha NSW 2021

 

 

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Australian CamperTrailers Group
2021 national get together
at Walcha NSW

Members & their friends are invited to attend the groups 16th national meet

please fill in the attendance form found under the making arrangements heading

 

WHEN. From Monday 20th to Friday 24th September 2021.

WHERE. Walcha Showground, Walcha, NSW.

GETTING THERE. Walcha is located on the banks of the Apsley River in the south-eastern edge of the New South Wales Northern Tablelands at the intersection of the Oxley Highway & Thunderbolts Way.

DISTANCES. Walcha is 414km from Sydney, 506km from Brisbane, 1234km from Melbourne & 1557km from Adelaide. 

WALCHA SHOWGROUND. The showground is located to the north of town on Thunderbolts Way, renamed Derby Street in Walcha.

ARRIVAL TIME. Gates to the Walcha Showground will be open from 10am on Friday 17th September. There is no public camping in the showground. If you arrive early there is the nearby Walcha Caravan Park.

LEAVING TIME. Members need to vacate the showground by Saturday morning 25th September as the Walcha Pony Club will be arriving around lunchtime.

MAKING ARRANGEMENTS. If you would like to attend please register via the online attendance form. You will receive an email to your nominated email address to confirm your registration.

COST. The cost is per camper trailer regardless of the number of people. If you stay for seven nights you only pay for six.

 

 

Powered Sites. $20 per night

 

Unpowered Sites. $15 per night

POWERED SITES. Please consider your power requirements as there are only a limited number of 10amp power outlets available. An Ampfabian or similar JayCar adaptor will be needed to connect your 15amp van inlet to the showground 10amp power outlet. Power for medical reasons will be first taken into account, the rest will be on a first in basis. Please tick the appropriate box in the online attendance form.

POWER LEADS. Please bring long leads & ensure your power lead is presented in a safe usable condition. Please note all leads are only to be used in one continuous length from the outlet to the camper trailer or caravan. No illegal made up 15amp to 10amp adaptors are to be used.

GENERATORS. Only to be used in extreme circumstances & only by permission.

CONTACT ON ARRIVAL. On arrival into the showground please give Rob, Kevin or Jason a call (calling campertrailers) on channel UHF18.

PAYMENT. Camping fees are payable to Rob & Carol on arrival. The correct money in cash would be helpful. You will then be directed to a suitable campsite.

ADMIN FEE. There will be an admin fee of $10 to cover the cost of the 'showbag' which contains a commemorative national meet sticker & the printing of lanyard style name tags holders, laminated camper ID sheets, itinerary & attendance sheets etc.

FIREWOOD. Firewood will be supplied for the week. Don't forget your block splitter.

FIRES only to be lit in containers. Half forty-four gallon fire bins with be provided. You are more than welcome to use your own fire container or pig etc.

WATER. Town drinking water is available.

SHOWER. Hot showers are available at the amenities blocks. You are more than welcome to use your own bush shower.

TOILETS. There are flushing toilets in the amenities blocks.

WHEELCHAIR AMENITIES ACCESS. There is wheelchair access to a disabled shower & toilet.

DUMP POINT. There is a free dump point at the Council Works Depot at 120 North Street. There also has a dump point at Walcha Caravan Park on the Corner of North & Middle Streets. There is a fee if you are not camping there.

DOGS must be kept on a leash at all times & droppings collected.

RUBBISH Bins are provided & will be empties during the week. 

LAUNDROMAT Walcha Caravan Park operates an excellent coin operated Laundromat, installed in 2014 with new machines and dryers. The Laundromat is available to the general public.

WEATHER. Walcha's yearly climate http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_056034.shtml

SIGHTS.  
Aussie Towns https://www.aussietowns.com.au/town/walcha-nsw
Things to do around Walcha https://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/armidale-area/walcha
Trip advisor https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Tourism-g504271-Walcha_New_South_Wales-Vacations.html

Please keep in mind that the group owners will not accept any responsibility for members & non-members actions during the get together. If you decide to attend, it is solely at your own responsibility, including any side trips or outings during the meet.    

Australian CamperTrailers Group co-owners

Rob, Kevin & Jason

      

 

 

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