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13th national meet at Peak Hill 2017

 

 

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Australian CamperTrailers Group
2017 national get together
at Peak Hill NSW

hosted by the Peak Hill Showground Trust

Members & their friends are invited to attend the groups 13th national meet

≈ GRAND OPENING SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 7:00PM ≈

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

 

WHEN. From Monday 25th to Friday 29th September 2017

WHERE. Peak Hill Showground, Mingelo/Coradgery Street, Peak Hill NSW.

GETTING THERE. Peak Hill is located on the NSW Central Western Slopes & Plains along the Newell Highway between Dubbo & Parkes.

DISTANCES. Peak Hill is 442km from Sydney, 947km from Brisbane, 744km from Melbourne & 1143km from Adelaide. 

ENTERING THE SHOWGROUND. The Peak Hill Showground 1.5 kilometres west of town. Turn off the highway at the Post Office into Mingelo Street & across the rail line.

TIMES. Gates to the Peak Hill Showground will be open from 10am on Friday 22nd September. While the showgrounds are open to public camping it would be helpful if members could arrange their arrival for Friday while the grounds are being prepared ready for the week ahead.

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. There are a number of 15amp power outlets available. Power for medical reasons will be first taken into account. Please tick the appropriate box in the online attendance form.

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

CONTACT ON ARRIVAL. On arrival into the showground please give Rob, Kevin or Jason a call (calling campertrailers) on UHF channel 18.

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. Please bring some firewood along. Firewood will be supplied for the week. Don't forget your block splitter.

FIRES only in the bins provided.

WATER. Town drinking water is available from all taps.

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

TOILETS. There are flushing toilets in the two amenities blocks.

WHEELCHAIR AMENITIES ACCESS. There is wheelchair access for shower & toilet.

DUMP POINT. Their is a dump point in Linder Street.

LAUNDRY. Washing machine & dryer facilities are available from the Peak Hill Caravan Park & Double D Caravan Park.

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

RUBBISH Bins are provided. 

PHONES. There is Telstra & Optus coverage.

GLASS. The showground as a strict policy of NO GLASS, however we ask you to please keep the use of glass to an absolute minimum and dispose of any containers thoughtfully in the recycle bins.

DOGS are welcome. They must be on a leash at all times and droppings are collected.

SHOPPING. There is an IGA supermarket, butcher & chemist in town as well as cafe's, eateries & a restaurant in the RSL.

BANKING. Commonwealth Bank at the Post Office and Westpac down the road at Westfarmers. The only ATM can be found at the RSL Club. 

FUEL. There is unleaded & diesel, however Autogas is not available in Peak Hill.

WEATHER. Peak Hill's yearly climate http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_050031.shtml

SIGHTS. With Peak Hill central to Dubbo & Parkes, it gives a great opportunity to explore NSW Central Western Slopes & Plains. 
Peak Hill NSW http://www.peakhill.nsw.au
Aussie Towns http://www.aussietowns.com.au/town/peak-hill-nsw
Route 39 Newell Highway http://www.newellhighway.org.au/route39/parkes-peak-hill

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

      

the Australian CamperTrailers Groups 13th national meet at Peak Hill

 

 

 

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