Frequently Asked Questions

Accommodation and Venue

Why can’t I use tent pegs on the oval?
The school is allowing us to camp on the oval provided we don’t use tent pegs which could damage the irrigation pipes that are just below the surface. BYO weights (e.g. water containers) or sand bags will be provided to keep your tent up.

Can I set up my camper trailer on the oval?
Yes, camping in all shapes and sizes is allowed, including camper trailers as well as tents.

What facilities are available at the school for camping?
Hot showers and toilets will be available in the gym, and the kitchen and dining area open for self catering. Lockers will also be available for valuables - BYO lock.

Is there power available at the school?
Powered sites will not be available on the oval, however you can use the power inside the school buildings including the Gym and Kitchen Areas

How much are the sites?
Each unpowered campsite costs $15 per night, and can be booked when you register.

What other accommodation is available in Ceduna?
There are several caravan parks with cabin accommodation and some private cottages April is a busy time in Ceduna so BOOK NOW to avoid disappointment

What if the State borders are closed due to Covid-19 restrictions and I can't get to/from Ceduna?
Take a look at our cancellation & refund policy for more information on Covid-19 related decision making, and refund policy

What’s your refund policy?
See our cancellation & refund policy page for more information

What fire restrictions apply?
A fire ban period is in effect during the conference and field trips (ends approx. 30th April, exact date TBA), and as such some activities are restricted or banned. Open fires, wood fires, and other solid fuel fires are not allowed, but gas fires, including camping stoves and BBQs, are ok, except on days of total fire ban. See the CFS Fire Bans and Ratings page for daily forecast Fire Danger Ratings (we are in Fire Ban District 15: West Coast), or this page for more details on what is or is not allowed.

Caving on the Nullarbor

Can I take my 2WD on field trips?
Your 2WD will get you to Ceduna no problems, but 4WD will be required for the field trips to travel to the caves. Carpooling will be arranged for the field trips. If you have space in your 4WD or need transport please let us know.


What if I have more questions?
Feel free to contact us via our online form

Secrets of the Nullarbor


Australian Speleological Federation


Flinders University Speleological Society Incorporated


Cave Exploration Group of South Australia


Scout Caving Group of South Australia