Trial Bay Gaol
Arakoon National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Trial Bay Gaol.
Getting there and parking
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Vehicles can enter the venue to unload, but this must be pre-arranged.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Trial Bay Gaol, including designated bus parking.
- We recommend you organise commercial catering as there are no cooking or reheating facilities at this venue.
- A raised timber stage is available for use if you're hiring the venue for a wedding reception
- Flush toilets
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
- Gas/electric barbecues (coin-operated)
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - hard
Food and drink
- Commercial catering is permitted and recommended
- Alcohol must be served and supplied by a company that holds a liquor licence
- We encourage plastic-free events. Where possible, please use biodegradable plates, cups and cutlery (paper, corn starch, bamboo).
Flower arrangements containing no seed material. A florist can arrange this for you on request.
Structures, staging, furniture and amusements
- Weighted free-standing decorative items such as bridal arches, red carpet and columns.
- Tables, chairs and weighted marquees are permitted for wedding receptions only.
Commercial filming and photography
Commercial photography and video requires a small scale photography license
Power, lighting and amplified sounds
- 3 single speaker portable PA system or music player with an amplifier no greater than 70 watts
- Volume must be kept at a level that does not interfere with neighbours or the public
- Amplified sounds must cease by 10pm
- Lighting may be approved on application
Balloons, plant materials and animals are not permitted, including:
- Decorations consisting of flowers or plant materials containing seeds, vines or exotic plants.
- Throwing paper confetti, rice or petals or streamers
Candles and open flames are not permitted.
Horse-drawn carriages are not permitted at this venue.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.