Accommodation Bookings - Terms & Conditions
Check In Time
Check in is after 2pm (or by prior arrangement) and check out time is before 10.30am (or by prior arrangement). A Late Fee will apply for a late check out.
A booking cannot be confirmed without a deposit being paid. We would ask that a 20% non-refundable deposit be received when making your reservation to secure your accommodation. This can be made by cheque, money order or credit card by phone or written authority.
Cancellations must be made no later than four weeks before your booking date for you to be eligible for a transferable deposit. If your booking is canceled after the four week period your deposit will be transferable if the Unit is re-let. If the Gold Rush Colony is unable to re-let the unit within this period your deposit is forfeit.
In order for you to enjoy The Original Gold Rush Colony at its best and to protect its environment we respectfully request that you make all members of your group aware of the following:
Noise - Please do not make noise in and around other cabins. All indoor and outdoor noise should be kept to a minimum after 10pm. Please respect the rights of other people and guests.
Smoking - All cabins are NON-smoking.
Swimming Pool - Pool is only available for use during daylight hours. No food or drink is allowed in the pool enclosure. Normal pool rules apply. Do not use pool when intoxicated.
Grounds - Old world conditions prevail at the Original Gold Rush Colony, South Coast Accommodation. In particular uneven surfaces, 3 unfenced dams, low ceilings and gravel roads. All persons in your party should be made aware of this as we can not be held liable or responsible for any injury sustained during your stay.
Fires - Campfire or any fires are NOT to be lit by guests at any time. Our Campfire area is strictly for School Excursion supervised activity bookings.
Vehicles & Parking
We ask that all cars are kept in the designated car parks. Our grassed areas are unsuitable for cars and are for recreational purposes only. Our roads are access roads and must not be blocked. The Gold Rush Colony depicts life in the 1850's and as such has NO through roads for guests and visitor vehicles. Cars that park in undesignated areas spoil the atmosphere of the Colony and will be asked to move.
Please respect the 15km speed limit for the safety of all.
The Gold Rush Colony is home to free-roaming pet Geese, Ducks, Chickens, Peahens and Peacocks; we would appreciate it if children were not allowed to chase them and they are left in peace to feel safe in their home.
Native flora and fauna abound at the Gold Rush Colony, please take care and help to keep our wildlife safe.
Pets On Holiday - Conditions:
There is a $10 one off fee per pet per pet friendly accommodation bookings.
Pets must be fully vaccinated and flee, pest and parasite free.
Dogs must remain on a leash the whole time whilst in the park and are more than welcome on a tour or walk around the grounds.
Guests are asked to pick up after their pets and dispose of the waste appropriately.
Pets need to be supervised at all times. Please do not leave them unattended in your accommodation, car or within the park.
Please Note, Old World Conditions Apply. The Gold Rush Colony can not be held responsible or liable for any injury to your pet whilst on the property.
Everyone tries to conserve water whenever possible by not leaving taps running.
Please remember that the Camp Kitchen area is communal and others have access.
The Gold Rush Colony is enviromentally friendly. Clients are responsible for the correct disposal of litter and must ensure that guests use appropriate bins provided.
Damage & Injury
Clients are financially responsible to make good any damages sustained to the Original Gold Rush Colony.
The Gold Rush Colony will take all necessary care but does not accept responsibility for any loss or injury, to persons or property before, during or after your booking, howsever incurred.
Group Accommodation Bookings
All "Exclusive Use of the Original Gold Rush Colony" bookings only apply from 4.30pm to 10am whilst the Theme Park Buildings are locked (unless purposely booked by arrangement). Guests wander through the Colony at night at their own risk.
All above information applys to group bookings. It is important that if only one person has made the booking for your group then they are the one responsible for forwarding all related information on.
Please respect other guests staying in the accommodation and using the camp kitchen.
We do not cater for 18th's 21st's or Schoolies and have a strict alcohol policy relating to responsible consumption by all guests on the entire property.
Guests are requested to behave in a socially responsible fashion and respect these terms and conditions, or they will be asked to leave.