Accommodation in Canberra can be tight, so you are encouraged to secure your accommodation as early as possible. A good starting point is the Visit Canberra website.

The AIS is offering accommodation for the carnival. They offer bunk rooms, single rooms and self-contained flats. Pricing is as follows:

Bunk Rooms
$90pp/pn (inclusive of three meals in the dining hall)

Single rooms
$110 pp/pn (inclusive of three meals in the dining hall)

Self-contained Flats (2 bedrooms, with 2 beds in each)
$115 pp/pn

Each room can be offered at a Bed & Breakfast rate, simply deduct $15pn from the rate.

More information at AusSport Residences



Queanbeyan is central to all the events and offers affordable accommodation. For accommodation in Queanbeyan, see


Camping & Caravan Parks

Queanbeyan Riverside Tourist Park

Crest view Tourist Park (Queanbeyan)

Canberra Caravan Parks & Camping


Bush Camping

NOTE: Travel times from bush camp sites can be up to an hour away

Mulloon Creek (Tallanganda State Conservation Area)

Lowden Forest Park (Tallaganda State Forest)

Cotter Campground

Woods Reserve Campground

Orroral, Honeysuckle & Mt Clear Campgrounds (Namadgi National Park)