FAQ

Frequently asked questions

You can find answers to most questions below. If you have any other queries though, you can contact us and we'd be happy to assist.

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WHEN WILL THE ACCOMMODATION BE AVAILABLE / WHEN CAN WE STAY?

We're aiming for our camping options to be available from June 2020.

WHEN CAN WE BOOK A CAMP SITE?

We're aiming to be able to take online bookings from as early as January 2020 however please join our mailing list for updates.

Do I need to pay a deposit to book my site?

Yes, we are currently working through our payment terms & conditions, thanks for your patience.

What is your policy regarding cancellations?

Yes, we are currently working through our cancellation terms & conditions, thanks for your patience.

How many people can I have on my camp site?

The more the merrier, however your site fee covers 1-2 people. There is a per/night charge per additional adult or child on your site (over 2 people) which will vary depending on if your booking falls in low or high season.

What size are the camp sites?

Camp sites will vary and a site map will be available as soon as we have decided on our accommodation layout. Please discuss your needs at the time of booking if you require a space outside of our standard offering. 

What time can we arrive / check in?

You can check in any time after 1pm

What time do we have to leave / check out of our site?

Check out time is 11am

Can I have a fire?

Yes, you can have a fire as long as there are no existing fire bans. Splitters Farm has a fire pit at each camp site with the ability to purchase fire wood for $10 a bag. Fire wood must be paid for and ordered by 1pm and will be delivered in the afternoon to your camp site.

Do you offer cabins or glamping options?

Not currently, however we aim to in the near future. We have been approved to build 8 luxury eco safari tents as a stage 2 project at Splitters Farm. These creek-side luxury eco tents will feature full bathroom and kitchen facilities for the ultimate 5-star glamping experience.

Can I bring my dog?

We apologise to all dog owners however Splitters Farm has a no dog policy. We have such a delicate eco system and many free range animals that puppies just love to disrupt. We can suggest a number of boarding kennels within the area to look after your beloved pooch.

Can I bring a large RV / caravan?

Yes, of course. Our range of site size options allow for any sized caravan, motorhome, RV, Camper Trailer or pop-top.

Do the camp sites have a concrete slab?

No, and although we like the idea of keeping our grassed sites in keeping with their natural surrounds, our sites are on flat ground.

What width are the access roads, and will I be able to turn my vehicle around?

Most of the access roads at Splitters Farm are between 3-6 metres wide with many turn around points allowing for small to large vehicles and buses.

How far will I have to walk from my camp site to the toilets / showers?

The maximum distance from the furthest camp site to our amenities block is just 60 metres. We are open to you choosing your camp site location where possible. Please see our site map or call us for more information. 

Are there mosquitoes / midges?

Is it Australia? Yes, of course we have mozzies from time to time however because we’re a rural location we rarely have midges or sand flies. Bring your Aeroguard just in case.

Are there snakes on the farm?

Yes, although snakes have been seen at the property most are just harmless pythons. If you are staying during snake breeding season our staff will advise areas to avoid and how you and your family can avoid an encounter.

Is Splitters Creek fresh or salt water?

Splitters Creek is a fresh water creek

Is the creek safe to swim?

Yes, however common sense always prevails. No swimming after heavy rain and no diving at any time as submerged trees and rocks can be very dangerous. We do not encourage swimming whilst under the influence of alcohol or night swimming under any circumstances.

Can we swim in the dam?

We wouldn't recommend it no.

Are there crocodiles or sharks in the waterways on the property?

No, as Splitters Creek is fresh water there are no crocs or sharks, just some friendly water dragons & platypus.

Are the camp sites well-lit and safe?

Yes, camp sites are well lit without intrusive lighting. We suggest you bring a torch for night walks to and from camp sites and amenities.

Is your facility disability friendly?

Yes, access paths are flat and wide and we offer parking, toilets and showers to suit wheelchair access. BBQ and camp kitchen areas will be created with disability access & seating in mind.

Are your amenities family-friendly?

Yes, male and female amenities are separated however Splitters Farm also offers a family bathroom that’s lockable for those who require a little extra space and privacy when showering young ones as a family unit. Please ask our staff how to access this facility. 

Where can I buy supplies?

Coffee, bread, milk, snacks and Ice-creams will be available for sale at the Cafe & Store.

Sharon shop is a 2min drive west of Splitters Farm. You can buy petrol and basic supplies including burgers and fast food. If you require a more substantial shop from a supermarket, IGA Bundaberg North is a 6-7 min drive by car. Alternatively Bundaberg Central is just a 10min drive over the bridge and has two major shopping centres including Coles, Woothworths and Aldi.

Do you sell food at Splitters Farm?

Yes, pre-ordered food will be available and although we don’t currently have the Cafe & Store open yet at Splitters, it’s definitely on the cards. Further to this, plans are in place for a restaurant and produce store down the track. We do offer a range of pre-ordered picnic & cheese platters which can be ordered a day prior. To find out more please give us a call.

Do you offer an airport transfer service?

Not currently no, most people staying at Splitters Farm will have their own mode of transport however we will aim to offer airport transfers once our luxury eco safari tents are available.

How far will I have to walk from my camp site to the toilets / showers?

The maximum distance from the furthest camp site to our amenities block is just 60 metres. We are open to you choosing your camp site location where possible. Please see our site map or call us for more information. 

Can I have a fire?

Yes, you can have a fire as long as there are no existing fire bans. Splitters Farm has a fire pit at each camp site with the ability to purchase fire wood for $10 a bag. Fire wood must be paid for and ordered by 1pm and will be delivered in the afternoon to your camp site.   For an additional hire fee of $10 p/night we’ll give you a cast iron camp oven & recipe so you can cook your own damper.

Do I need to bring my own fire pit and/or fire wood?

No, you don’t need to bring anything. You are welcome to bring your own wood yes, but what a hassle? Yes, you can have a fire as long as there are no existing fire bans. Splitters Farm has a fire pit at each camp site with the ability to purchase fire wood for $10 a bag. Fire wood must be paid for and ordered by 1pm each day and will be delivered in the afternoon to your camp site.  For an additional hire fee of $10 p/night we’ll give you a cast iron camp oven & recipe so you can cook your own damper.

Are your amenities family-friendly?

Yes, male and female amenities are separated however Splitters Farm also offers a family bathroom that’s lockable for those who require a little extra space and privacy when showering young ones as a family unit. Please ask our staff how to access this facility. 

What activities are there for children at Splitters Farm?

There are so many activities at Splitters Farm for young ones. A full list of tours and attractions can be found on our activities page.  

Can I bring my own kayak?

Yes, we encourage all visitors who use our creek to wear some form of life jacket.

Can I bring a boat?

No, because of our delicate ecosystem motor boats and jet skis are not permitted. 

Can I have a fire?

Yes, you can have a fire as long as there are no existing fire bans. Splitters Farm has a fire pit at each camp site with the ability to purchase fire wood for $10 a bag. Fire wood must be paid for and ordered by 1pm each day and will be delivered in the afternoon to your camp site.

Can I bring my own fishing rod?

Yes, Splitters Creek is best suited for Bass fishing and we encourage catch-n-release fishing only. Bass lures work best in our experience.

What type of fishing gear should I bring?

Bring a good light-weight bass finishing rod, bass spinner lures, a small landing net. If you have a snag tool bring it, they do some in handy with all the trees and snags under the water.

Do you hire fishing gear and sell bait?

Yes, we do hire fishing gear on request however lures work best with regards to catching fish at Splitters Farm so we don’t stock bait. Bait can be purchased in Bundaberg or at Sharon shop 2min drive up the road.

Can buses access the property and turn around?

Yes, the property is designed for tour buses and features 6 metre wide access roads and turn around points.

Can we feed the animals?

Yes, our 'Meet the Animals' walking tours operate weekends and visitors can meet and feed the animals as part of the tour. Outside of these tours we discourage feeding the animals. This is because if our animals are fed the incorrect food, they can suffer adverse health effects and die as a result.

Can I bring my motorbike or quad bike?

No, our nature tracks are for walkers and hikers only and we enjoy the peace and serenity that comes with our property. We hope our visitors understand.

Do you have a kid’s club?

No, not currently but it’s something we may look into offering down the track if there is demand. We insist that children are supervised at all times on the farm especially around the creek and dam.

Do you host school camps or day trips?

Yes, we’re happy to work with schools, day-care centres and vocational care programs on designing a tailored made experience here at Splitters farm. Please ask one of our friendly staff for more information. For more options see our activity options.

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Phone 0438 246 318

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Visit 205 Blairs Rd, Sharon QLD 4670

10 min drive north of Bundaberg's bustling central business district, Splitters Farm is a rural camping & day-trip experience set amongst lush tropical bushland, the 160 acre property is bordered by Splitters Creek.