CAMP WITH US 

We have a few big bush paddocks with plenty of space so your neighbours are not listening to you scrape the mud (or polish the dust) off your boots each night. You will see the stars, hear the music, boil your billy and have plenty of space to hang your hat – all for the price of your festival ticket.  That’s right … general camping during the festival is FREE, FREE, FREE.   Claim your spot as you arrive; our friendly camp wardens will be on-hand for directions and questions.  

PREMIUM CAMPING OPTIONS

BANJO'S TENTS

The best digs for those who don’t want to bring their own.

Canvas floor, lighting, mattresses, tables, chairs, dedicated amenities and a communal mobile recharge station PLUS breakfast Thursday – Monday, and a ride to the festival entrance on our free shuttle bus.

Up to 5 people per tent, Wed through Sun nights (2 night min). 

Linen supplied for a fee.  Festival entry additional. 

SOLD OUT  |   Banjos price guide

THE OUTSTATION

New to the Muster stable, accomodating those who want a no frills place to lay their head.

Canvas tent with floor and bed, set up for you in a specially designated site near the day carpark. 

Up to 5 people per tent, Wednesday through Sunday nights (2 night minimum).

Linen supplied for a fee.  Festival entry additional.

SOLD OUT |   The Outstation price guide

SLIM DUSTY DRIVE

Our most coveted campground.   Closest to the festival entrance, and rare as a snowstorm in Birdsville.

Unpowered, reserved 7 x 10 metre* sites with private amenity block.   

Take up residence from 27 July. Festival entry additional.

$595 per site (up to 8 people).

*minimum site size; some much larger

SOLD OUT

NASHVILLE PARK + NASHVILLE RIDGE

Like being in the Branding Yard at muster time, Nashville is in the heart of the action.

Flat 9 x 12 metre reserved sites ideal for caravans, RVs and larger vehicles.  A stone’s throw from the festival entrance, with dedicated amenities.  BYO power.

Take up residence from 27 July. Festival entry additional.

$396 per site (up to 8 people) . SOLD OUT

ROPE OFF

FIRST CRACK ROPE OFF

7am SAT, JUL 27

Four full weeks before the music begins, your space can be Roped Off and ready. Sleep over from then (no access to amenities until Monday 19 August), or just mark your 8 x 8 metre spot for later.

Festival 4 day ticket holders only.  Maximum 6 people per site.

With less than two weeks to go, Plain ‘Ol is the only rope off choice available.  There’s always next year.    

CLOSED

PLAIN ‘OL ROPE OFF

7am SAT, AUG 10

Access to the campground from two weeks ahead of festival. You and your rope can canter in whenever you like after this date, lasso any of the preferred remaining spots (8m x 8m) and throw your swag down.

Festival 4 Day ticket holders only.  Maximum 6 people per site.

A rain-proof copy of your permit (laminating & plastic sleeves usually do the trick) must be displayed.  Obscured text or barcodes will void the permit.

$95 – SOLD OUT

 

 

Can’t mosey up ahead of the festival to stake your claim? 

+ $75 ADD ON we book you a Roper Offerer who (with impeccable personal taste) picks any of the available 8 x 8 metre spots on Poulsen’s Flat and secures a site for you.  Maximum 6 people per site.   [NOW CLOSED]

 

CAMPING LOWDOWN

Campground Access

 

Main gates open for campers coming in to set up dail from 7am till late.

Access to general camping and day parking areas  for 4 day festival pass holders opens 9am Wednesday 21 August.  Final goodbyes by 10am Tuesday 27 August 2019.

Day tickets include access to the campground from 2pm the day before the ticket date, until high noon the day following.

Rope off permit holders may access the Campground according to permit conditions.

 

 

 

Supplies @ The General Store

 

Need supplies? No worries!  Our mates from Gympie District Show have a swag of supplies for sale in the Gympie Muster General Store.  The store opens 7:30am to 6pm daily from August 17 to Aug 26, stocking all sorts of useful things like Panadol, batteries, aeroguard, condoms, nappies, matches and personal hygiene products PLUS bread, milk, coffee and fresh food.

 

Two Mile State School also sells 3.5kg bags of ice for $5 from 18 August – flag them down as they drive through the campground.

 

Pets

 

Domesticated animals are not permitted on the festival site or in the campgrounds  [Certified companion dogs excepted]

 

Mobile phone coverage

 

 

Limited phone service on site:  Telstra coverage available from early August, Optus comes online during festival week.

 

 

 

Toilets & Showers

 

Amenity blocks are located throughout the campgrounds.  Showers are free.

Amenity blocks come online 17 August 2019 - campers need to be self sufficient until this time.

 

XXXX Tavern

Opening the weekend prior to the festival, the XXXX Tavern (located near the festival gate) provides entertainment and refreshment for campers and festival patrons.  Download the Muster App to access XXXX Tavern program details as they become available.

Campground Shuttle Bus

 

Free shuttle buses run on a continual loop Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 August from the day carpark to the festival gate, stopping to pick up at each campground entrance between 7.30am and 11.30pm.

 

Do premium campsites include festival entry?

Festival entry must be purchased separately to your premium campsite reservation. 

Are children counted in campsite allocations?

 

To prevent overcrowding, we restrict each campsite to six people.   Up to 2 children (12 years and under) may be included over and above this allocation.

 

Linen packs: what's included?

 

Linen packs include sheets, a pillow and blanket.  They don't include towels or toiletries. 

Campfires & Firewood

The Rural Fire Brigade determine rules and regulations regarding campfires, dependent on weather and local conditions.  On site camp wardens will provide up to date advice.  To protect our forest and other campers’ tents, fires must be within a fire ring and all fires extinguished between 9am and 4pm. 

Our friends at Brooweena State School deliver firewood to the campground up to 3 x daily from August 13 (two 10kg bags for $15) and hire fire rings for $10 a pop (free with firewood purchase). 

Personal Amenities for Hire

Camping made better with the comforts of home … private toilets are available to hire for your campsite from $250 – book direct with Event Portables Australia on 0417 972 126.

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Generators

All Muster campsites are unpowered.  You're welcome to BYO power source, but you will be run off the flat if you crank up a generator before 6am or after 10pm.

Campsite Visitors

Access to the Amamoor Creek campground is limited to Gympie Music Muster festival pass holders.  Prior to Wednesday 21 August, visitors to site must hold a 4 day festival pass and a rope off camping permit (one permit per campsite).

Temporary access to the campground for drop offs and deliveries is possible through signing in and out with our friendly volunteers at the main entrance gate.

Water Stations & Dump Points

 

Drinking water refill stations are located at Poulsen's Hill, Poulsen's Flat, Poulsen's Overflow and Campground 2.

Dump points are located at Poulsen's Flat and Poulsen's Hill.

Campground map 

 

Glass

Please help us care for Amamoor Creek State Forest by leaving glass at home. 

Our environmental statement

What about this Gympie Muster site? Not a bad part of the world eh?

Gympie Music Muster was founded in 1982, long before people began to be concerned about climate change . Our festival founders, The Webb Brothers and their family have farmed this land for 4 generations. The festival began on a couple of paddocks on the their dairy farm a bit further up the Mary River Valley.

Looking after the land, the livestock and the waters was critical to them then and is just as important to us now.

These days, of course, we are all aware that we really have to do something about protecting the environment and reducing our impact on it. As a Festival and in conjunction with our landlords (QLD National Parks) we’ve been exploring new ideas to lessen our toll on the park. As one of the few events allowed to take place in a wilderness park, its not a bad idea to take an ecologically thoughtful approach to the way we do things, which we hope will also inspire our attendees in their own habits outside of the Muster.

We are striving to leave as small an imprint on our patch of dirt here as we possibly can by:

• Capturing all recyclable waste materials generated by Gympie Music Muster and other on site activities.

• Encouraging the use of recyclable or bio-degradable materials by all contractors at on site activities.

• Investigating with a view to implementing practices minimising waste

• Being mindful and vigilant custodians of our glorious shared bit of Queensland country

Rope off entry

Rope off entry is from 7am on the day of your permit. 

First in best dressed - line up as early as you're prepared to wake up.  Gates unlocked at 7am ...entry in order of queue.   

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