Frequently Asked Questions
ZERO TOLERANCE OF BAD BEHAVIOUR – NO ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR !
NO GLASS in fenced inner festival, preferably NO GLASS on site!!
What do I do with my rubbish? – RECYCLE – Please take it home with you.
Where can I get tickets? Tickets are available online from the website, dont forget your barcoded ticket and receipt! ID will be required.
The Falls: The walk is 45mins long and can be slippery. No unaccompanied kids at the waterfall. Ensure you have a torch as it gets dark early in the rainforest. No liability will be taken for accidents at the waterfall or on the walk.
Can I bring a carer to assist me? YES The Festival supports Companion Card. Please contact administration prior to purchasing tickets.
Can I bring my own food? YES Market stalls are available 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 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), please say so at the gate. Please respect others, you will be moved on if you make noise late at night in the family camping areas.
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…and in Cooktown
CAN I COME BY BUS: Cairns Bus Charters – From Cairns Departs 7:00am Railway station bus depot to Lions Den arriving at about 12:00noon. From Cooktown Departs 14:00pm to Lions Den arriving at about 14:30pm, then to Cairns.
Sunday : TBC FROM WALLABY CREEK FESTIVAL 1:00pm to Lions Dens for pickup to Cairns.
Monday Public Holiday, 2 October 2017: Performers Charter may have seats. TBC
Passengers can book Cairns Cooktown Express for any day from/to the Lions Den by phoning 4059 1423.