Sept 26th – 28th 2014, Homerule Rainforest QLD

A three day festival celebrating music & the arts in the Far North Queensland rainforest 

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07.40603102 (ah) 0437910883 (bus hrs)

Cairns-Cooktown-Express (07) 4059 1423
are bringing our musos this year and can also bring you to the festival!!  There will be a shuttle bus to the festival site from the Lions Den THURSDAY 25th Sept, returning to the Lions Den SUNDAY 28th @ 2pm (pick up at Day Parking area).

The Festival 2014  

This year Wallaby Creek Festival celebrates:

2014: The Chinese Year of the (Wooden) Horse
The International Year of Family Farming
The International Year of Crystallography
and the beginning of United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All

Wallaby Creek Festival is a multi-cultural, family-friendly and community orientated event,
with a relaxed, nurturing, intimate atmosphere.

Free camping amongst the lush grounds at Home Rule Rainforest Lodge is available to all ticket holders.

Workshops, performers, activities and childrens festival activities are plentiful and inlcude craft, sculpture, face painting, movies, the Children’s Parade and much more!!

The festival provides an ideal September holiday destination for families.

Food & market stalls are presented throughout the festival to tempt your viewing, tasting and shopping pleasures and an extensive music program is offered across 2 main stages and the Brackets & Jams stage.

2014 includes some of Australia’s well loved festival bands as well as showcasing artists from surrounding towns and indigenous communities.Check the 2014 performers for a full list of this years artists.

The festival grounds come alive with street theatre and dynamic activities, workshops and exhibits and walks to the spectacular Home Rule Falls and unique tropical rainforest displays are offered throughout the weekend.

Wallaby Creek Festival


Wallaby Creek Festival and Cape York Folk Club IncWallaby Creek Festival is presented by Cape York Folk Club Inc. Wallaby Creek Festival gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance from the Queensland Government through: 

RADF (Regional Arts Development Fund) Arts Queensland 
and from
Cook Shire

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a Queensland Government and COOK SHIRE COUNCIL partnership to support local arts and culture


and to our new sponsors for 2014 : 



Country Road Coachlines have sponsored us for many years. We will not forget Allan Harlowe and his support for the Wallaby to transport our musicians to the festival.  

Cairns-Cooktown-Express (07) 4059 1423
are bringing our musos this year
and can also bring you to the festival!!

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Tickets are available online from the website, DONT FORGET YOUR BARCODED RECEIPT ! and at the gate from noon Thursday
Thursday noon the gates open, NO ENTRY BEFORE THAT TIME unless crew, volunteer or performer.
Youths 13-17 must be accompanied by an adult
Children 12 years and under are free
Wristbands must be worn at all times – Lost wristbands will not be replaced
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Can I camp? Camping is included in your 3 day pass for the festival.
Thursday/Friday/Saturday and if needed Sunday camping to 10am Monday in the most amazing venue, surrounded by mountains, wet tropics rainforest, Home Rule Falls
Is the water drinkable, YES The creek water is so clean it is drinkable also!

Can I bring my own food? YES Market stalls are avaialble with a variety of food to suit all tastes

What about the facilities? Bush toilets and showers are in various locations on the site, be prepared to rough it :)

Can I swim YES Swimming in the pristine Wallaby creek (no crocs)

how far to the closest shops? 40 kms to Cooktown,

Can I use my Mobile Phone? NO mobile reception or internet

Will I have to pay extra for any workshops or other entertainment? NO just your food & purchases from stalls.

How long does the drive from Cairns take? 4hrs with only the last 2km graded dirt road.

Will the festival still be on if the weather is rainy? Yes

Can I buy simple things like tampons and batteries at the festival? We are working on this, so for now supply your own.

Can I buy smokes at the festival? No, make sure you bring enough for three days.

Can I buy ice at the festival for my esky? Yes

Can I party all night long? Yes, as long as you are camped in the Party Animals camp (away from the main festival).

If I get hurt, will there be someone to help me? Yes, we have a Ambulance and First Aid on site. We also have a helipad for emergencies.

Can I bring my dog - sorry NO PETS! There are kennels in Kuranda and Mareeba...

NO BYO in festival site, there is a groovy bar near the stages
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