FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How much are tickets and where can we buy them?

Tickets are $25 per person (18+), children are free. Tickets are purchased at the gate on Race Day - cash only.

How much does the Shuttle Bus cost one way/return?
Shuttle Bus costs $10/person one way and $20/person return.

 

What is the Timetable for the Shuttle Bus?
Pursers Coaches operate a Shuttle Bus departing Glendon Street Bus Station, Kingaroy at 11am then every two hours until 3pmClick here for further details.

 

Where do I go to get the Shuttle Bus back to Kingaroy?
Shuttle buses depart from outside the Main Gate

 

Can we book a camping site?
There is no need to book a site - you will be allocated a camp site when you arrive.  There are NO powered sites available. Click here for further details.

 

Can I bring dogs or pets? 
Dogs are strictly prohibited by order of Racing Qld. This includes racetrack, surrounding camping and parking area.

 

Can I bring my own water and soft drink?
Bottled drinking water and soft drinks are available to purchase however you may wish to bring your own.  All bags and eskies will be subject to security checks upon entry to ensure (no alcohol or glass permitted).

 

Where can I buy/do I need tickets for water & softdrinks?
No. Tickets are only required for the purchase of alcoholic beverages at the Bar.  Non-alcoholic drinks are available to purchase with cash at Chahpingah Hall or from the food service areas run by Lions and Rotary.

 

What time is the first race?
Off and racing at 1pm!  Click here for Race Day Program

Can I buy a Grazing Box or Cheese Platter on the day?
No, Grazing Boxes & Cheese Platters must be pre-ordered at https://www.trybooking.com/BCAXY by 5pm Monday 6 May 2019.

Where do I collect pre-ordered Grazing Boxes & Cheese Platters?
These can be collected from Chahpingah Hall - kitchen end (location will be well sign-posted) . Click here for more details.

 

Do you sell merchandise and where?
Burrandowan Picnic Races merchandise is available to purchase from the Hall. There is a great selection of vests, hats, shirts, mugs and other great pieces to take home as a memento of your fun-filled day!

 

Where can I get First Aid assistance?
Please go directly to the First Aid vehicle located near the main entrance gate opposite Chahpingah Hall.

 

Is there mobile phone reception?
No, there is no mobile phone reception. There is a landline facility in the Secretary’s office for emergency use only.

 

Are there ATMs?
No. There are no ATM facilities at the track. Please bring cash.

 

What time does the bar open/close?
The Main Bar will operate between 11.00am11.00pm. The Wine Bar will open at 11.00am and close after the last race (approx. 5.00pm)


Can we bring tables/chairs into licensed area to watch races?
Yes, you are welcome to bring chairs, tables or picnic rugs to relax and enjoy the day.  Please note that pop-up tents are not allowed into the licensed area.

 

PIT-FIRED BBQS IN THE EVENING


What are the fire pits?
Traditional open fire barbeques are made with besser bricks and covered by steel mesh. Come sunset, the flickering embers are ready to cook your steak to perfection.

 

What do we need to bring?
We provide the steak, bread rolls and the bbq, you provide the rest! So depending on how fancy you like your BBQ meal, remember to bring BBQ tools, plates, cutlery, salads, tables, chairs. If you’re travelling light you’ll just have to make friends quickly!

 

Where do we buy meat for fire pits?

Purchase your meat tickets at the Steakhouse located inside the track near the pits. Click here for more details.

 

Where are the fire pits located?
The pits are located inside the race track at the eastern end of the grounds closest to the horse entrance.

 

What time can we start using the fire pits?
Access to the pits after the last race only (approx.5pm)

 

Are the fire pits licensed?
The fire pits are outside the licensed area and no drinks are to be taken from the licensed area.  The fire pit bbq is BYO.