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2015 Bargara Beach Campout

What’s in the pipeline for the Bargara Beach Campout in 2015?

This year, our event will be held on the first weekend in October at the same location, beautiful Bargara Beach. We are still in the process of finalising the program’s content  however to give you all a sneak peak on what is in store, here is a brief snapshot of what we hope will be on offer at this year’s event. Please be aware that the program is yet to be finalised and may be subject to change.

Friday - 2nd October 2015

Arrive, settle in and set up camp. Registration during Friday afternoon. Free time for sunset/night cruise on the water front followed by a "Meet n Greet dinner" at the Bargara Marquee. Tunes supplied by DJ. Unofficial test and tune of rocker cover racers for those keen to get some track time before Sunday.

Saturday - 3rd October 2015

Hot cooked breakfast, combined garage crawl/observation run (with a light morning tea supplied) followed by an ASRF DC Meeting Saturday afternoon at the Rum City Rods & Customs Inc clubhouse.

For those who do not wish to attend the DC meeting, there will be drinks and games under the Bargara marquee or arrangements can be made to explore the local Bundaberg/Bargara attractions or go on a short drive into the Bundaberg CBD for shopping. Places of interest include Bundaberg Rum Distillery Tours, Bargara Berries, Mon Repos Turtle Rookery, Bundaberg Barrel, Amandine Lavender to name a few.

A catered dinner will be provided on Saturday night with live entertainment performed under the Bargara Marquee. Plenty of raffles and prizes will be on offer during the night. The theme for this year’s dinner is Pre 1970 Celebrities. Come to the Saturday night dinner dressed as, or associated with, your favourite celebrity prior to the 1970’s. This could be Elvis, Chubby Checker, Bonnie & Clyde, Let your imagination run wild!

Sunday - 4th October 2015

Hot cooked breakfast, and Public Car Show from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Free time Sunday afternoon to unwind, visit local attractions and cruise the waterfront. For those who wish to ditch the bitumen for the sea air on Sunday afternoon, a river cruise on the ‘Bundy Belle’ is being considered (maximum of 40 people). For Dinner, we are looking at offering a seafood smorgasbord at a renowned river front restaurant, Grunski’s on the river for $25.00 per person. Sunday night will also have the NRL grand final displayed on the big screen under the Bargara Marquee.

Monday - 5th October 2015

Hot breakfast, pack up and depart.


Accommodation is available at the Bargara Beach Caravan Park (whether it be camping, van sites or self contained cabins). They can be contacted on (07) 4159 2228. Don’t forget to mention that you are attending our event and receive a discount on site fees.

Alternatively, there are a number of other accommodation premises which can be found in the yellow pages under the category “Holiday Apartments & Resorts”. Some examples include:-

Bargara Beach Motor Inn 7A Bauer St, Bargara                 Ph: 4159 2395

Bargara Beach Front Holiday Apartments, 5 Miller St, Bargara         Ph: 4159 0618

Bargara Blue Resort, 4 Baxter Street, Bargara                 Ph: 4159 1691

Bargara Gardens Motel & Holiday Villas, 11-13 See St, Bargara Ph: 4159 2295

Bargara Shoreline Apartments, 104 Miller St, Bargara         Ph: 4159 1180

Bundaberg City Motor Inn, 246 Bourbong St, Bundaberg         Ph: 4152 5011
Coral Sands Apartments, 65-67 Esplanade, Bargara         Ph: 4130 1100

Pacific Sun Motor Inn, 11 Bauer St,Bargara         Ph: 4159 2350

Don Pancho Beach Resort, 58 Miller St, Bargara         Ph: 4130 1000

Kacy’s Bargara Beach Motel, Cnr Bauer & Esplanade., Bargara Ph: 4130 1100

Manta Resort Bargara, 95-97 Esplanade, Bargara         Ph: 4159 2266

The Point Bargara, 19-23 Esplanade, Bargara                 Ph: 4150 5000

Matilda Motel, 209 Bourbong St, Bundaberg         Ph: 4151 4717

Bourbong Street Motel, 265 Bourbong St, Bundaberg         Ph: 4151 3089

Further information

In closing, our club is really excited about this year’s event and we invite all rodders and car enthusiasts to come and celebrate with us to make this year’s campout a truly memorable event.

Should you have any questions in relation to this event, please do not hesitate to call either our President Rod Bowman on 0415 988 656, Treasurer Ross Miller on 0417 779 448 or myself on 0409 472 808 or alternatively, send an email enquiry to secretary@rumcityrods.com

Further updates will be provided at our website www.rumcityrods.com in the coming weeks. Thank you and we hope to see you at Bargara in October 2015!

Mitch Miller,
5 Aug 2015, 03:34