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Australia's Largest Music Festival. 10 days. 700 Artists. 2800+ Events

19-28 January 2018


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Private Rentals

For all listings of private houses available for rent during TCMF2017, please head to Stayz. 

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Mooggee No Fuss Camping - Pre-pitched tents

Moogee pre-pitched tents will be back again in 2017!


Wake Up and Walk

If you're not feeling up to the challenge of building a tent or just don't want to carry it all the way to the festival, Mooggee will be the perfect solution for you. 

  • Everything provided - every campsite includes a pre-pitched tent. Sleeping bag, airbed, chairs and stretchers can be hired separately.  
  • Highest security - campsite offers a secure place to call home, lock up facility for your gear, with our friendly and efficient staff on hand 24 hours a day.
  • Close to the CBD - campsite offers perfect location only 200 metres from Toyota Park and the CBD. 
  • Quality amenities 
  • Value - from as little as $25 per person per night

CLICK HERE to book


Riverside Camping Grounds

The Riverside Camping Grounds are a central camping location next to the Peel River and just minutes walk from the musical hype and action in the Tamworth CBD.


Camping Ground Map


2017 Riverside Camping Fees:

Countdown and Festival: 13 - 29 January or part thereof: $235 GST incl. per site*

10 Day Festival Period: 20 - 29 January or part thereof: $155 GST incl. per site*

Festival Final Weekend: 27 - 29 January: $100 GST incl. per site*


*A site fee is to be paid for each vehicle requiring entry to the camp grounds


Please note that a daily rate is not available


Site Tickets

Camping sites can be pre purchased or bought at the gate.

Click here to purchase tickets.

No cash accepted at the gate - credit card or Eftpos only.

Entrance fee includes access to showers.


Site Allocation
Camp sites are not pre allocated or numbered. The purchase of a ticket provides entry to the camp grounds not to a specific pre designated site. Upon arrival to the camp grounds ticket holders can set up in any location that is available provided it is in an allocated camping area.


Hours of Operation

The two ticket gates will operate at the following times:



Countdown (13-19 January)

  Festival (20-29 January)

Carter Street

6am-12am (midnight)

  24 hours

Plain Street

6am – 6pm

  6am – 12am (midnight)



Daily supplies of bread, milk, newspapers, drinks, ice, canned foods, fruit, vegetables, toiletries and some camping requirements are available from three sporting club houses at the camp grounds. See camping map for ‘canteens’. Opening hours might vary but they will mostly open about 6:00am or 6:30am each day until late each night.


Further Information

No cash accepted, credit card and Eftpos only


No refunds


Pets are permitted, provided they are kept on a leash at all times


All of the sites are unpowered


There are no bbq facilities available


There is no security on site, please bring limited valuables and keep them with you at all times


There are a number of toilets and showers (both permanent and temporary) located around the camping grounds


A number of taps are located around the camp grounds


The camp grounds are on a flood zone. In the event of an emergency any directives given by SES, police, fire, security or officers of the organisers ARE to be followed.

By camping in a flood prone area, you agree and accept the risks associated with that activity. In doing so, you agree to indemnify Tamworth Regional Council for any damage, loss, liability or injury (including by way of indemnity to third parties) as a result of camping or any camping related activity.

On departure of the campsite all belongings, camping equipment and vehicles are to be removed.

Children are to be accompanied at all times by their parents or legal guardian in the camping area.

Fireworks and open or pit fires are not permitted. 

Inflatable pools or devices capable of containing water for the purpose of swimming or wading or sitting in are not permitted

Noise after midnight and before 6am is strictly prohibited

For further information contact Destination Tamworth on 02 6767 5555.

Camping - In Town

North Tamworth Rugby Club

Peel Street (Jack Woolaston Oval)

M: 0478 657 327

E: northtamworthrlfc@gmail.com

Powered and unpowered sites. Close to town and bus services. Located across from Northgate Shopping Centre housing Coles, liquor store, bakery, butchers, chemist and ATM. For more info click here.


Pirates Rugby Club

C/- Tammy Bannister

M: 0422 145 449

E: tamjamaya@yahoo.com.au


Tamworth Greyhound Club

1 Gunnedah Road, Tamworth

P: 02 6765 9324 or 0403 084 207

E: tamworthgrey@bigpond.com

Powered and unpowered caravan sites available. Limited shaded sites, hot and cold showers, quiet location which is close to many pubs and clubs, public transport at the door step.


Tamworth Pony Club

T: 6761 7269 (after 7pm)


Tamworth Showground

Showground Road (3km) Industrial Area

T: 02 6765 9381 (10am - 3pm)

300 powered sites available, unlimited unpowered sites, booking from  July 1, only 7 nights or more.


School Campus Accomodation & Camping Grounds

Calrossy Anglican School

140 Brisbane Street, Tamworth

P: 02 6766 2965

E: admin@calrossy.nsw.edu.au

Dormitory accomodation


Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School

585 Calala Lane, Tamworth (10km SE)

P: 02 6764 8600

Group bookings preferred - minimum three nights. Air-conditioned dormitories, includes breakfast.


Oxley High School

Piper Street, Tamworth

P: 02 6760 3110

E: oxley_h.school@det.nsw.edu.au


St Nicholas Primary School

143-149 Carthage Street, Tamworth

Steve Nest C/- St Nicholas School

P.O. Box 394, Tamworth NSW 2340

P: 0416 152 743

E: westy_08@hotmail.com

Bookings essential. Classroom camping and caravan sites (powered and unpowered)


Camping - Out of Town

Attunga Recreation Sports Ground

Palmer Street, Attunga (20km NW)

P: 02 6769 5592 or 02 6769 5757


Bendemeer Tourist Park

99 Havannah Street, Bendemeer

P: 02 6769 6604

E: office@bendemeertouristpark.com.au


Chaffey Dam

Nundle Road, Nundle

C/- Nundle VIC

P: 02 6769 3026

No bookings, unpowered sites available. Hot showers!


Dungowan Recreation Reserve

Dungowan (25km SE)


Dungowan Hall

130 Ogunbil Road, Dungowan (25km SE)

C/- Jan Oakhill

P: 02 6769 0318

E: wyntara@iinet.net.au


Fossickers Tourist Park

1-33 Jenkins Street, Nundle

P: 02 6769 3355


Kootingal & District Pony Club
Moonbi Recreation Reserve
Phone 02 6760 3580
Powered and unpowered sites, two amenities blocks, free laundry



Lake Keepit

234 Keepit Dam Road, Lake Keepit

P: 02 6769 7602


Manilla Paragliding, Cabins & Camping

The Mountain, Manilla

P: 6785 6545


Moonbi Recreation Reserve

P: 02 6760 3580

Powered and unpowered sites, two amenities blocks, free laundry.


Murrurundi Caravan Park

11 Bernard Street, Murrurundi (1 hour south of Tamworth on New England Highway)

P: 02 6546 6288

Powered/unpowered/self contained sites. Big rigs and pets welcome. Toilets, showers, laundry, camp kitchen, BBQ's, 2km to shops, cafes and pubs.


Tamworth North Holiday Park

New England Highway, Nemingha

P: 02 6760 9356


The DAG Sheep Station - Bush Camping

1067 Crawney Road, Nundle

P: 02 6769 3486

75 acres of bush camping, showers, facilities and meals available at The DAG. No minimum stay. Live music and entertainement on site.



Woolomin Reserve

Nundle Road, Woolomin

C/- Woolomin Gold Rush Store

P: 02 6764 2243

Camping plus two powered sites



For information on available accommodation please contact the Tamworth Visitor Information Centre. Phone: 02 6767 5300


Please note that this is a guide only as availability is constantly changing. Please contact the accommodation providers directly for changes to availability.


RV Dump Points

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