AM I ALLOWED TO BRING ALCOHOL INTO THE CAMPING GROUND?

YES! You can now BYO alcohol (within a certain limit) to the camping grounds.

Every ADULT ticket holder can bring:

ONE unopened slab/box/carton to a maximum of 30 cans of beer

OR

ONE unopened slab/box/carton of pre-mix spirits to a maximum of 24 cans

OR

4L of wine

into the camping grounds, which will allow you to quench your thirst whilst relaxing at your campsite!

You can bring the drink of your choice, however there will be a strict NO GLASS policy in place, so make sure whatever you bring is in a can or cask.

Please note: random police checks will be occurring throughout the duration of the event, including the entry process. So please stick to the limits outlined.

WHAT TIME DO GATES OPEN FOR CAMPING?

You can access the camping grounds from midday Thursday! That’s right, you and your mates can enjoy an extra night on the Plains!

Due to the no parking zone on Conargo Road, we will open the camping grounds from 12middy until 10pm Thursday 27th September. If you are arriving after 10pm on Thursday you can spend the night in Blueys Paddock, which will be open from noon Thursday onwards.

To enter the camping grounds you MUST pre-purchase your 2018 Muster ticket. You WILL NOT be able to purchase tickets at the gate.

 

Definitely NO vehicle movement in camping areas. If you need to leave the site buses will be operating. Click here for the Bus Timetable. 

ARE CHILDREN UNDER 13 FREE?

Yes, kids UNDER 13 years (12 years and under) are FREE. So make sure you bring them along for a great family getaway. There are plenty of free activities for kids to see, watch and do over the weekend.

Check the Festival programme for full details and times.

Some of these include:

Sunrice Family Centre – free children’s activities including face painting, woodwork, painting, bubble blowing, non-powered games (hookie, quoits, stilt walking, tug-o-war etc)

ARE ONLY UTES ALLOWED AT THE MUSTER?

Definitely NOT!! All vehicles are welcome to the Muster. We have hundreds of caravans, camper trailers, sedans, mobile homes and more come along to the Muster every year.

ARE THERE ATM FACILITIES?

Yes, but only inside the Festival arena. There are cash out facilities available, located opposite the Operations Centre.

WHERE ARE ATM'S IN DENI?

There are 6 ATM’s in Deni. They are all within the CBD area – Napier, Cressy and Wellington Streets. The town also has St George, NAB, Westpac, Commonwealth, ANZ and Bendigo Bank branches.

Muster HQ in Hardinge Street accepts cash, credit card and Eftpos.

ARE THERE BUSES GOING FROM TOWN TO THE FESTIVAL?

Yes.

Bus tickets are available for unlimited travel to and from the Festival and Deni. You can purchase your bus ticket from key locations throughout Deni as well as when you board the bus.

They will drop off and pick up in town starting at Wired Entertainment, and do a circuit of Deniliquin picking up at the following locations:

  • Wired Entertainment
  • Deniliquin RSL Club
  • East End Store
  • Big 4 Deniliquin Holiday Park
  • Edward Public School
  • Riverview Motel
  • Riverside Caravan Park
  • Caltex North
  • Pioneer Gardens Centre
  • Deni Ute Muster Bus Stop

Each round trip will take approximately 1 hour.

Bus Timetable will be available closer to the Muster!

ARE YOU ALLOWED TO HAVE A FIRE AND BRING YOUR OWN WOOD?

Yes, but all fires must be contained in a drum no bigger than half a 44 gallon drum.

NSW Rural Fire Brigade will be present at the Muster to extinguish bonfires or fires that are deemed dangerous.

Please consider the safety of yourself and others.

All wood must be under 60cm in width and length.

All excessive wood will be confiscated.

CAN I BRING MY DOG?

No. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed. Although we love dogs, imagine all the dog poo!! Cats and any other animals are also prohibited on site.

Guide dogs are accepted.

CAN I PURCHASE OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE AT THE MUSTER?

Yes, you can purchase Official Deni Ute Muster Merchandise on site.

There will be a huge selection of memorabilia and merchandise products this year.

But get there early, as there is a huge demand for our merchandise products.

Alternatively, you can buy your merchandise from the online Muster Shop prior to the Muster – Click herefor the Online Merchandise Shop

Muster Merchandise Operating Hours:

Friday: 8am to 10pm
Saturday: 8am to 10pm
Sunday: 7am to 11am

CAN I SAVE SPACES FOR MY MATES IN THE UTE PADDOCK / CAMPING AREAS?

As you would understand due to the huge amount of Utes in the Ute paddock it is logistically very difficult to control. We cannot guarantee that you can save a space for your mates. You will have more of a chance if you all drive in together.

If you are keen to organise 20 or more Utes for your Ute club or convoy, to camp in the Ute Clubs and Convoys Reserved Area, please contact Muster HQ on 03 5881 3388 in early September. This area is for Utes only.

HOW MUCH IS FOOD?

Food prices range from $3 through to approx. $15 for a larger meal.

The IGA Food Court includes the Day Stage with constant entertainment by Australia’s best up and coming country music artists.

Shelters and picnic tables are provided in the centre of the Food Court.

HOW MUCH IS IT FOR CAMPING?

General Camping is FREE!

There is plenty of general camping available when you arrive at the Muster. It is included in your ticket price and you don’t have to pre-book! So bring your own camping gear. Caravans and camper trailers are also welcome or just roll out your swag on the back of your Ute!

We also have Reserved Campsites available for a fee.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

What can you bring?

  • BBQ (Gas bottle must comply with regulations)
  • Wood – it must be under 2 feet (60cm) in width and length for your own small campfire which must be contained in a drum (excessive wood will be confiscated)
  • Camping gear
  • Fire Drum (1/2 x 44gallon or less)
  • Alcohol – Every ADULT ticket holder can bring ONE slab/box/carton to a maximum of 30 cans of beer OR pre-mix spirits OR 4L of wine into the camping grounds
  • Food, water and soft drink (STRICTLY no glass)
  • Generators – Please be mindful of your neighbours when in use
  • Clothing for all weather conditions

What can’t I bring? (NO EXCEPTIONS)

  • GLASS
  • Butane gas canisters and burners
  • Illicit substances
  • Fireworks, flares or explosives
  • Animals (guide dogs excepted)
  • Unregistered vehicles
  • Household furniture or vehicle parts
  • Weapons – including but not limited to shovels, knives, axes

No responsibility will be taken for valuable items.

Confiscated items will not be returned.

Head to the Info Centre for Lost Property and to hand in Found Property.

WHAT IS RENT-A-TENT?

The Rent-A-Tent option at the Deni Ute Muster is a hassle free accommodation alternative. We provide quality canvas two, three or four person tents, with a range of extras, listed below, that you can purchase. These tents are erected and dismantled for you – included in the price.

All the tents are roomy, with large screened windows and have sewn in floors.

Prices

Tents

2 Person Tent Only $180
3 Person Tent Only $230
4 Person Tent Only $280

Extras

Camping Chair $22
Aluminium Slat Table $33
LED Lantern $8
Single Stretcher and 5cm Mattress $37
Queen Stretcher and 10cm Mattress $80
Sleeping Bag with Liner and Pillow Combo $33
Single Linen $55
Double Linen $66

The tents are located in a prime location, a short stroll from the entrance to the Festival arena, with a car park next to your tent. To Rent a Tent simply click here  and you will be redirected to the Rent-A-Tent website.

CAN I GET A REFUND IF I CAN'T MAKE IT?

Sorry but we have a No Refund Policy!

IS THERE A MEDICAL CENTRE?

We engage the services of a full medical team who are on site from 12noon Thursday until 12 noon Sunday. We have fully qualified Doctors, Nurses and Paramedics all located in a Triage Centre solely for the Muster patrons.

If you require medical assistance, see your nearest Security Officer, Police Officer, Event Official or Volunteer for directions or assistance. The Medical Centre is located near Gate 1.

IS THERE BREATH TESTING AVAILABLE?

Yes. Breath testing facilities will be available.

This facility is operated by the Deniliquin High School Driver Education volunteers and is provided to ensure the safety of our patrons and to encourage a responsible attitude towards driving after a festival weekend.

The facility costs patrons a gold coin donation. These donations go towards the Deniliquin High School Driver Education Fund.

Operating times:

Friday – 8am – 11pm
Saturday – 8am – 11pm
Sunday 6am – 12noon

LOST IN THE UTE PADDOCK – ARE THE ROADS NAMED?

Make sure to check which row you are in when you get there!!

All the rows in the Ute Paddock are named with a letter. The signs are located at the ends of rows.

There is a no vehicle movement policy in the Camping Areas.

WHERE DO I TAKE OR COLLECT LOST CHILDREN?

If you find a child, please take them to the Info Centre or the Police Station located in the Operations Centre.

If you have lost a child, please go immediately to the Info Centre, located near Tin Man or the Police Station, located in the Operations Centre.

WHAT FACILITIES HAVE YOU GOT FOR PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS?

We all know the Deniliquin Ute Muster is a fantastic event to attend, and we love the fact that people – able bodied and those more restricted – can come along and enjoy our truly iconic festival together. But to make sure those who have needs greater than most can enjoy the Festival to their full capacity, we’ve put together a list of facilities and support services the Festival and Deniliquin provide to ensure everyone can have an enjoyable time.

Please contact Muster HQ if you have any questions about accessibility to site, accommodation on-site and facilities that we have. Click here for contact details.

DO YOU ACCEPT COMPANION CARDS?

The Deni Play on the Plains Festival is a proud member of the Companion Card association. This means those people who have full time companion carers can attend the Festival with their friends and family.

The Festival provides a weekend ticket, free of charge to the Companion Card holder’s carer to ensure both can have a fantastic time at our event.

Please contact Muster HQ – info@deniutemuster.com.au to find out more.

WHERE ARE THE DISABLED CAMPING AREAS AND DISABLED PARKING AREAS LOCATED?

We have 2 disabled camping areas – one in the Family Camping area and the other in the Ute Paddock.

Disabled Parking is located in the Day Parking area closest to the Muster Bus Stop.

For toilet and shower locations, please see Site Map in the ‘About’ tab.

DO YOU HAVE MOBILITY SCOOTERS AND MEDICAL BATTERY RECHARGE?

We are aware a number of our Festival patrons require mobility scooters to get around our site, or require battery operated medical equipment while they are camping on-site.

As the Festival camping areas are un-powered, there is the opportunity for people to recharge scooter batteries and medical equipment batteries at the Operations Centre. A bank of 240 volt power points is available for people to plug in scooters, or battery rechargers during Festival time.

While security is provided at the Festival, Festival organisers take no responsibility for scooters and batteries which are left to charge unattended.

AM I ALLOWED TO BRING GLASS ONTO THE SITE?

NO! Do we have to say it again? NO GLASS! Bring glass on site and expect to be asked to leave.

CAN I BRING FURNITURE, HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, LARGE ELECTRICAL ITEMS OR BUILDING MATERIALS?

Absolutely NOT!

Camping gear can only be brought onto the site including temporary fold out chairs, tents and other general camping gear.

HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED IN THE BLUE SINGLET COUNT?

Simply wear your bluey and come to the area in front of the stage at 11.30am Saturday morning. Let’s smash the current record of 3959 singlets!

DO NSW ROAD RULES APPLY ONSITE?

Yes, NSW Road Rules do apply onsite.
The site speed limit is 10km an hour.
Monday is a public holiday in NSW, so double demerit points will also apply.

WHAT AREA CAN I CAMP IN?

General Camping

There is plenty of general camping available when you arrive at the Muster. It is included in your ticket price and you don’t have to pre-book! So bring your own camping gear. Caravans and camper trailers are also welcome or just roll out your swag on the back of your Ute!

We have 3 separate camping areas:

Ute Paddock –

For Utes only! No trailers, cars or caravans. Camping in the Ute Paddock will be noisy, fun and a whole new experience. Not recommended for families.

Non Ute Camping –

If you want to be close to the Ute Paddock, but have a sedan or wagon – this area is for you! Located in the first section of the Ute Paddock adjacent to Conargo Road. For people who don’t have a Ute but want to be near their friends in the Ute Paddock. No Trailers or Caravan’s in this area.

Family Camping Area –

This is a Family area. If you are in for a quiet night or have the kids – then try this area. It’s a great place to catch up with family and friends in the great outdoors, under the stars. Anything and everything can camp here including Caravans, Utes and Sedans with trailers. As this is a family camping area, a reasonable level of behaviour is expected – noise restrictions apply – it’s quiet time from 12midnight! Limit swearing and be aware that there are young, impressionable people camping nearby, and we want them to have a great time at the Muster and come back in the years to come.

Showers and Toilets are available in all camping areas for free.

Limited Reserved Camping

We also have Limited Reserved Campsites available for a fee.

Reserved Camping allows you to:

  • Pre select your campsite
  • Arrive at your own leisure
  • Purchase multiple sites to guarantee you are next to your mates (depending on availability)
  • Camp in prime position close to the Festival Arena

Just log into your members area and click “Book Tickets” to secure your campsite when they are on sale!