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Kerry Valley Secret

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Terms and Conditions, Waiver and Release of Liability

When you pay for your booking at Kerry Valley Secret Campsites you agree to the following Terms and Conditions, Waiver and Release of Liability for yourself and all persons who are accompanying you during your stay. You agree to make all persons accompanying during your stay at Kerry Valley Secret campsites aware of the following Terms and Conditions, Waiver and Release of Liability.

Refund Policy

Full Refund less $60 Administration Fee for bookings cancelled up to 14 days prior of date of arrival

50% Refund on bookings cancelled 7-14 days prior to arrival

No Refund with less than 7 days notice from date of arrival

In the circumstance of a catastrophic event beyond our control (for example – a pandemic, extreme weather event or war) this refund policy will be considered null and void and all consumer guarantee provisions of the Australian Consumer Law will replace this refund policy.

COVID 19 Refund Policy

Kerry Valley Secret will be following the official guidelines of State and Federal Government.

Exclusive campsite bookings at Kerry Valley Secret mean that you will not be interacting with any other guests .

Natural self isolation is a key feature of our campsites.

Safety Measures: Our portaloo, picnic table and kitchen sinks will be disinfected after every booking.

Cancellations: We understand that in this changing environment that our normal Terms and Conditions need to be adjusted.

If you have a COVID 19 medical certificate or you can prove that you are unable to reach us because of a government directive such as quarantine, a travel ban or lockdown we will waive our usual cancellation fees stipulated in our Terms and Conditions.

We will use official guidelines only as stipulated by State and Federal Governments so please do not ask for special dispensation based on any other reason.

New Bookings: We are now taking bookings on the understanding that we will be following the official guidelines issued from State and Federal Governments. In other words we will cancel your booking if State or Federal official guidelines indicate they are no longer allowing camping or any of the activities you may wish to participate in at that time.

Our usual Terms and Conditions apply but we will refund in full should a government directive force you to cancel.

 

 

Campsite Information and Rules

 

Toilet and other facilities

Our Stockyard Creek Campsite is a tidy bush campsite with a fire ring, picnic table and one portaloo as facilities. Swimming is a favourite in lieu of a shower in the warm weather however the temperature might be a bit challenging in July. There is plenty of room for caravans and camper trailers.

 

Water

Non potable water is provided at the campsite but campers will need to bring their own supply of potable/drinking water.

 

Electricity

There is no power connected to the campsite.

There is plenty of room for caravans and camper trailers however it is important to note that there is no power available for them to connect to.

 

 

Campsite Rules

We have a few simple rules to follow to ensure our farm remains beautiful for the next campers, you remain safe and our neighbours stay happy.

 

1. Children – Children are to be supervised at all times.

 

2. Restricted Areas – Please take care to stay within the boundary of our property.

  • If you are unsure please refer to the map provided on your arrival or contact us.

  • No camping is allowed beneath tree canopies (beware of falling branches).

  • Vehicles are restricted to the campsite only. Under no circumstances are any vehicles permitted on any other part of the property.

  • Participating in the riding or use of any motor cycle, motor tricycle, quad bike, motorised buggy or any vehicle operating on fixed tracks is not permitted in any areas.

 

3. Rubbish –Please use the wheely bin provided or take your rubbish home with you. 

  • DO NOT burn your rubbish or throw glass bottles in the fire place. Glass in the fire place on check out will incur a $50 surcharge.

  • Under no circumstances is rubbish to be thrown out at the Darlington Park bins. These are private bins and belong to Darlington Park.

  • Smokers please do not leave cigarette butts on our land.

  • Darlington Park does have a van/rv waste dump available for a fee.

 

4. Pet Policy - Dogs are allowed under the following conditions.

  • There are a maximum of 2 dogs only per booking. 

  • You are visiting a farm. For your dog’s safety and our farm animal’s safety dogs must be contained and controlled at all times. If the person responsible for the dog is walking the dog it must always be on a lead. If your dog chases any farm animals you will be asked to remove your dog from the campsite.

  • The dog must not be left alone at the campsite at any time even if they are controlled (tied or locked up).

  • Dog owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets both within and outside the property.

  • Any damage caused by dogs may incur a repair fee.

Horses are not permitted as our insurance will not cover you.

All other pets are allowed by negotiation only and the above dog rules will apply.

5. Neighbours and Noise Curfew - Please be mindful of your local property neighbours.

  • Under no circumstances are “doof” parties allowed.

  • Please ensure that there is no loud noise after 10pm, including music.

6. Swimming - Participating in activities on, in or under the water are done at your own risk. Swimming in a river is a dangerous activity and will be done at your own risk.

  • From Stockyard Creek Camp you have access to Stockyard Creek and the Albert River. You will be given instructions on how to get to the Albert River when you arrive.

  • Please be mindful that when you are swimming in the Albert River the opposite side of the river is not owned by Kerry Valley Secret. Please respect our neighbours by not trespassing on their land.

  • Children must ALWAYS be accompanied by an adult when around waterways.

7. Campfire - Campfires are only permitted in the fireplace at the campsite and may be subject to fire bans.

  • DO NOT burn your rubbish or throw glass bottles in the fire place. Glass in the fire place on check out will incur a $50 surcharge.

  • Firewood is provided at your campsite. Under no circumstances are you permitted to forage for timber. Please contact us if you require extra firewood.

8. Fishing – Fishing is permitted.

  • Sport fishing for Bass is fun though not as popular as the quest to hook the vermin Carp. Other fish in the river include Spangled Perch, Mary River Cod, Eels and Eel Tailed Catfish (there are lots of turtles that may think your bait is yummy too). With the exception of the Carp we practice catch and release fishing.

  • It is illegal to return Carp to the water if you catch them as they are an introduced pest to our waterways.

Other Terms and Conditions

Payment - Payment in full is required at the time of your booking.

Behaviour – You must comply with all Campsite Rules and all instructions from Kerry Valley Secret staff concerning occupancy, property, health, safety and quiet enjoyment of the Property and our neighbours. 

Disturbance to our neighbours, including excessive noise, is prohibited and may result in termination and eviction without refund. Extra charges may be made for security required and any other expenses incurred as a result of your eviction.

We have a zero tolerance policy for possession or use of illicit drugs. Possession or use of illicit drugs may result in termination of your booking and eviction without refund. Extra charges may be made for security required and any other expenses incurred as a result of your eviction.

Biosecurity – You are visiting a farm and normal biosecurity rules apply. If you have travelled outside Australia in the last 30 days, visited any farms, abattoirs or livestock premises in Australia during the past 7 days or your vehicle has been in contact with livestock or manure in the past 7 days you need to let us know. We will ask you for further information, formally document your visit and assess whether there is a biosecurity risk for our property. If you are assessed as high risk we may require certain conditions are met before access to Kerry Valley Secret is permitted. These conditions may include but are not limited to ensuring all footwear and clothing is cleaned and disinfected. We also retain the right to cancel your booking and refuse entry to Kerry Valley Secret should you be assessed as a high risk for biosecurity.

Foul Weather or State of Emergency – While we would love you to have good weather while you are camping, wet weather is not a valid reason for cancelling a booking. The above refund policy will apply to all bookings unless we have cancelled your booking due to foul weather or a State of Emergency.  Please be aware that it is up to our discretion to determine if the weather or emergency conditions are sufficiently inclement to warrant cancellation of your booking. In the event this should happen you will be notified as soon as possible.

 

Check out condition of campsite – Normal checkout is 12pm but if we don’t have anyone checking in the same day you are welcome to spend the full day at Kerry Valley Secret and leave at your leisure before dark.

On check out we expect you to leave the campsite as you found it. If we find our property changed, damaged or excessive rubbish is left behind we reserve the right to pass on any costs of restoring the campsite to the same standard as when you checked in.

Any damage loss or expense incurred by Management as a result of your breach of these Terms & Conditions will be charged to you. Examples include but are not limited to any breakage, damage or excess cleaning requirements, extra Guests or Visitors beyond those declared. 

 

 

 

 

WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY - MF & SJ Undery trading as Kerry Valley Secret

 

Risks of Farm Educational and Leisure Activities and access to L1 RP 1455254, L87 CP W311525, L46 SP 117766, L38 SP 100527, L37 SP 117766 and L70 RP885008 (here in referred to as the property)

 

I understand and acknowledge that:

  1. Farms are inherently dangerous; and

  2. Farm animals and wild animals can be dangerous and can act in sudden and unpredictable ways, especially if frightened or hurt; and

  3. Farm animals and wild animals can carry diseases, including zoonotic diseases; and

  4. Any fenced area may be dangerous and should not be entered into without express permission; and

  5. Out of bounds areas should not be entered at any time; and

  6. Farm equipment is obviously dangerous; and

  7. Participating in activities on, in or under the water are done at my own risk. Swimming in a river is a dangerous activity and will be done at my own risk; and

  8. There is risk of serious injury, death or accident to children and adults participating in farm educational, leisure activities or accessing the property. You are advised to wear covered shoes while carrying out activities on the farm; and

  9. Participating in the riding or use of any motor cycle, motor tricycle, quad bike, motorised buggy or any vehicle operating on fixed tracks is not permitted.

 

I have voluntarily read this warning, understood this warning, accept, and assume all of the risks inherent or otherwise of participating in farming educational and leisure activities or accessing the property. I understand it is my responsibility to educate anyone camping with me or visiting me about these warnings.

 

I agree that I access the property at my OWN RISK and that the proprietor shall not be liable for my personal injury, death, loss or damage occasioned to me and/or the children under my care or any loss or damage occasioned to any of my possessions whether such liability arises out of any express or implied term of my participation in the activities or at common law or in any other way.

 

Medical Treatment Consent

I hereby consent to receive medical treatment that may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and or illness during any activities on the property.

 

Effect of this Document

I understand that paying for my booking constitutes a complete and unconditional release of all liability of the partnership of MF and SJ Undery, being Michael Undery and Sally Undery and its partners, employees, volunteers and assigns, to the greatest extent allowed by law in the event of any persons or animals participating in this booking, me and/or the children under our care, suffering injury or death.

 

Only complete and pay for your booking (or confirm your free booking) if you agree to the above Terms and Conditions, Waiver and Release of Liability.