Mareeba Rodeo & Festival

A tropical celebration of all things country

Festival runs from 1 July - 16 July 2017


RODEO IS ON 15TH AND 16TH JULY 2017

Accommodation

Aerial view of Mareba Rodeo

There's plenty of camping space with shady trees and hot showers for competitors and visitors


Camping

Kerribee Park Rodeo Grounds are open year round as a quiet camping ground for travellers and holiday makers (no permanent residents). From November to March the camping ground is also open to genuine seasonal workers.

The camping grounds offer:

  • Quiet, friendly atmosphere with room to move
  • Wild kangaroos grazing around the park
  • Over 100 powered sites
  • Plenty of unpowered sites
  • Gas hot showers
  • Toilet/shower with disabled access
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Dump point (for residence only)
  • Laundry
  • Pets are permitted
  • Resident caretakers
  • No Bookings are taken for sites
Per Camp Per NightPowered SiteUnpowered Site
Single $16.00 $11.00
Double $18.00 $15.00
Each addition Person $7.00 $7.00
Children (under 5 years) No Charge No Charge

Camping Rules & Conditions

Kerribee Park is private property. The following Rules and Conditions apply to allow everyone to have an enjoyable and happy holiday. Please be considerate of other campers.

1. Management reserves the right to:

  • refuse entry, or terminate occupancy, at any time to any person without any redress or reason
  • evict any person or persons and remove their property from the park
  • designate the site to be occupied
  • require an occupant at any time to move to another site at the management's discretion

2. Management accepts no responsibility whatsoever for caravans, camps, motorhomes or vehicles and their contents whilst they remain at Kerribee Park.

3. Your overnight stay terminates at 10am the following day, a further day will be charged after this time.

4. Camping Fees are payable in advance, not arrears.

5. No undue noise after 9pm. All occupants have the right to enjoy the peace & quiet & have a good nights' sleep.

6. No visitors after 10pm. Occupants are responsible for their guests' behaviour and actions.

7. Campers must keep their site clean and tidy. Rubbish must be suitably wrapped and deposited in the bins provided.

8.Illegal drugs, offensive language and excessive use of alcohol will not be tolerated.

9. No open fires, generators or noisy power tools are permitted in the camping area.

10.Dogs are permitted, however they must be on a chain or lead and under the strict control of the owner at all times. All droppings are to be collected and disposed of by owners.

11. The wild kangaroo that graze at Kerribee Park are a night time tourist attraction and therefore must not be disturbed in any way.

12. No maintenance or repairs are to be executed without the prior approval of management.

13. Dump point is available for portable toilets and night buckets. Please do not use the ordinary toilets or hand basins for this purpose.

14. Parents are responsible for their children's conduct and behaviour. Any unruly behaviour or conduct will not be tolerated and any damages will be the responsibility of the parents. Children are not allowed to roam through the park unsupervised. Children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult when using the amenities.

15. Approved helmets must be worn when riding pushbikes in the park.

16. Speed limit is 20 kilometres per hour.

17. Any complaints or comments must be referred to the Caretakers (not Volunteers).

Camping : Rodeo Weekend

The purchase of a weekend pass permits the holder to camp for the weekend subject to conditions and fees. There are no POWERED sites available on this weekend, but generators are allowed. Please note that the grounds have a lot of people in close proximity and tolerance is appreciated.

A map of our location and the camping areas is available here.

Other Accommodation

There are also hotels, motels and caravan parks in Mareeba and surrounding areas. For information on local accommodation please visit the Mareeba Heritage & Information Centre website.

Being less than hour from Cairns or Port Douglas, visitors could also arrange for accommodation in these areas and drive to the Rodeo Grounds on each day. The Tropical Tablelands Tourism website provides more information on accommodation options in these areas.