Boral Cobblers Pool Campsite
The Toodyay Lions Club will manage the site and allocations will be on a first in / first served basis. Please be familiar with the Campsite Rules and environmental Policy outlined below.
Purchase your Boral Cobblers Pool Campsite tickets online and save 20%.
$15 online and $20 at the gate on the day
Online tickets will be posted out with your competitor packs
Campers are prohibited from collection of firewood from natural vegetation. Firewood will be provided for sale at the campsite by organisers. Competitors will be encouraged to use alternative fuels, eg gas, diesel fuel heaters.
There will be caterers on site – caterers TBC
NOTE: Under no circumstances are dogs or any other pets allowed on campsite premises
Campsite Rules & Environmental Policy
Northam’s Avon Descent Association Environmental Policy – Cobblers Pool Campsite
Northam’s Avon Descent Association has the highest regard for the natural and built environments and all functions of the association will be conducted with the aim of practicing the highest environmental standards.
The following policies are designed to have minimal impact on the natural and built environments. When utilising the campsite at Toodyay, the following should be adhered to:
- Careful and considerate choice of campsites shall apply with minimum disturbance of vegetation/soil and natural surrounds.
- Campers are requested to utilise existing roads and tracks and not to drive or walk through natural bushland.
- Campsites shall be a reasonable distance away from the Avon River.
- All rubbish/litter shall be carried and taken away with individuals or disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner.
- Toilets/ shall be located discretely and appropriately away from campsites and be fully self-contained. All toilets to be emptied by a professional prior to removal from site
- Wastewater shall not be disposed of near the Avon River.
- No known contaminates shall be used in or near the river.
- No camping will occur near any identified wildlife nesting, breeding or gathering site.
- No disturbance of wildlife will be permitted. Member’s will at all times respect and protect all wildlife.
- Campfires shall only be allowed in designated secure areas, and in a minimum hazard location.
- Camp fires where practical shall be kept to a minimum and shared by other campers.
- Where practical firewood is to collected away from campsites. Firewood is a finite resource not to be wasted. No trees and or brush to be cut down or damaged.
- All campfires are to be thoroughly extinguished and covered with soil prior to leaving campsite, no burning embers to be left exposed.
- Restraining bunting to be used at start/finish line (and other spectator viewing points) to prevent the public from getting too close to the embankments and causing erosion.
- The Association to request that only essential people are actually on the portage ramp to minimise any erosion to that area.
- No waste oils/fuels/resins are to be disposed of in the bush. All waste oil to be carried to an appropriate disposal site e.g. drums at pits.
- Water contaminated fuel must be emptied from the fuel tank of power craft. This is only in the minority of cases (less than 10% of craft). Fuel tank is removed from craft intact) and carried to waste drum at which point the fuel cap is removed and fuel poured (via a funnel), directly into the waste fuel drum. There is little chance of spillage. All power craft competitors to be made fully aware of this process and the need for extreme caution when transporting and disposing of fuel.
- Northam’s Avon Descent Association will ensure that the receptacle waste drum is intact and an earth bunting lined with an impervious material is constructed around the base to collect any spillage.
- The Association to ensure that the waste fuel drum is transported to Northam, by the campsite managers and professionally disposed of by Cleanaway (accredited disposal company).
- Under no circumstances are dogs or any other pets allowed on campsite premises.
- Under no circumstances are motorbikes or motorized scooters (other than official NADA staff) or any other pets allowed on campsite premises.