FAQs

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tourism@walcha.nsw.gov.au

GENERAL INFORMATION

Spring temperatures range from a minimum of 7°C (overnight) to a maximum of 22°C (daytime).  However New England High Country weather can be unpredictable.  Please come well prepared with plenty of warm clothing for evenings.

No. 
ATM facilities are available in town at; Commonwealth Bank, Regional Australia Bank, Transwest Fuels & Supermarkets in Walcha.

As part of your Rally Pass or Day Pass ticket price, you are able to access the free continuous loop bus, which picks up and drops off at the showground, Walcha CBD, pubs and other Walcha venues over the weekend.

Yes.
You will need to purchase a Rally Pass or Day Pass. 
With proof of this purchase, you will receive a wristband on arrival to the Showground.
Your wristband must be worn at all times. 
No wristband = no entry. 
Rally Passes & Day Passes are available from  www.walchamotorcyclerally.com.au

No.

The Walcha Motorcycle Rally is a licensed event, please don’t bring your own alcohol to the event-hub.
Any prohibited items found will be confiscated and not returned.

Yes, the showground is wheelchair friendly.

We would prefer pet's to be left at home.  However, well behaved, crowd friendly pet on leads will be allowed as long as you clean up after them.

Terms and conditions of the event can be found HERE 

Walcha Motorcycle Rally will be operating under NSW Government health directives regarding Safe Workplans, restrictions and vaccination status at the time of the event. Tickets will be refunded in the event of a cancellation. 

CAMPING

Yes, DIY camping is available at the showground for a flat rate of $30 per person (for up to 3 nights - check in Thursday, Check out Sunday).  You will need to purchase the ADD ON - CAMPING at Showground when purchasing your Rally Pass or Day Pass ticket for the event.  

Yes, you may have a campfire at your camping site.  Please remember to be mindful and respectful of other campers.  Firewood is supplied thanks to our sponsor Jonesy's Firewood.

Toilets and showers are available for those people staying at the Showground.

There will also be a security presence.

Yes, you may park alongside your tent. However, there are strictly no vehicle/bike movements allowed in the camping area between sunset and sunrise. If you are planning on using your vehicle/bike during the evening then you will need to park outside the showground.

Yes, campervans, caravans, tents are all welcomed at the Showground.

If you want to camp with friends, please try and arrive together or as closely together as possible. We cannot reserve camping spaces.

We do not have specific powered sites. However, if you do require a powered site for some reason please email us tourism@walcha.nsw.gov.au and we will see what we can do for you.

Camping is located in designated areas at Walcha showground – Derby Street, Walcha.

There are a few rules to ensure the safety for all at the Campground.  These include:-

  • No vehicle/bike movements are allowed in the camping area between sunset and sunrise.
  • Only campers with Walcha Motorcycle Rally camping wristbands are allowed in the campground.
  • Noise should be kept to a minimum after 10pm

Security guards will be on-site patrolling the area from Thursday 18 November to Saturday 20 November (until midnight each night).  The showground gate will be manned for the duration of the rally. 

Yes, you may bring alcohol to your campsite.  There is a limit of 12 cans beer / lager / cider / pre-mixed drinks OR 2 bottles of wine per person OR a combination of the two i.e. 6 cans and 1 bottle.  However, you are not allowed to take alcohol across to the Rally event at the showground as this is a fully licensed event.

Small quiet generators are permitted but please be respectful of other campers with regards to noise. Generators must be turned off at night when people are sleeping.

EXHIBITORS / FOOD STALLS

Yes, we welcome exhibitors and food stalls to apply for a site at the showground. 

The event program includes events and activities at the showground from 1pm – 9pm on both Friday 19 November and Saturday 20 November. 

Please get in touch with us at tourism@walcha.nsw.gov.au for further information on exhibition or stall sites.

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