We've pulled together a set of FAQs to help answer your questions about the summit. Find out about the activities & workshops, what to pack, the location, accommodation and meals, and the payment options.
 

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR MY ACTIVITIES

Once you have purchased your tickets, you will be emailed details on how to select your activites via Eventbrite.

DO I NEED TO HAVE EXPERIENCE DOING THE ACTIVITIES BEFORE I COME TO THE SUMMIT?

  • No prior experience is necessary! Various skill levels will be catered for at all electives.

  • We’ll make it easy and fun for you to try new things.

  • We’ll provide all the gear, guidance and instruction needed to learn a new activity.

WHO WILL GUIDE THE ACTIVITIES?

All activities will be led by professional guides, coaches and instructors.

WILL EQUIPMENT SUCH AS MOUNTAIN BIKES AND ABSEILING GEAR BE PROVIDED?

Yes, all safety gear and equipment needed for the various activities will be provided whether it’s for mountain biking, abseiling, paddle boarding, kayaking, surfboards etc.

DO I HAVE TO PARTICIPATE IN ALL THE ACTIVITIES?

  • No, you can choose your own pace.

  • Each participant gets to choose from a selection of electives over the weekend, leaving plenty of room to access onsite workshops, activities, presentations and more.

  • We encourage people to make time for lounging in a hammock and chill throughout the day.

WHEN WILL I BE ABLE TO CREATE MY WEEKEND SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES?

The scheduling tool is now available. We will email all registrants with details on how to access the tool.

HOW CAN I MEET AND TALK WITH OTHER PARTICIPANTS BEFORE I ARRIVE?

Join the Travel Play Live Facebook Group

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

  • A sense of adventure and good humour, with a willingness to get involved

  • Clothing that will keep you warm and cool in a variety of temperatures. Whilst it is winter, temperatures in the region can vary from 8 °C – 22°C with sea temperatures averaging 20.1°

Below is basic list of items to bring:

  • Photo ID
  • Bath & Beach Towel
  • Day Pack
  • Prescription Medications
  • Flashlight or Headlamp with Fresh Batteries
  • Hiking pants, shorts or Leggings (Quick-Dry, Lightweight)
  • Your preferred shoes & socks suitable for your elective choice
  • Thongs
  • Thermal top
  • Polar fleece jacket / top
  • Raincoat (Hooded, Lightweight, Waterproof, Breathable)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • T-Shirts
  • Yoga pants or gym pants
  • Water Bottles or Hydration System
  • Beanie or a buff
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Dry bags
  • Personal Toiletries & sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Please be aware of your own personal needs when it comes to being outside, sleeping in bunks and enduring physical activity. Bring what is going to make your summit the best experience.

Optional items to bring:

  • Camera and Accessories
  • Ear Plugs
  • Personal First Aid Kit/Medications (Lightweight)
  • Reading and Writing Materials
  • Small Binoculars
  • Water Shoes
  • Trekking Poles
  • Journal and writing utensils
  • A good book
  • Extra bag to take home goodie bag items

WHAT ABOUT INSURANCE?

Personal Accident Insurance

Event Registration (Refund) Insurance (Policy Number 93174885)

  • This insurance is offered to all our delegates at an additional cost to the ticket price– 10% (gross) inc GST.
  • This policy provides cover against unforseen events which could prevent you attending this event, including but not limited to injury, illness, job loss and/or transport mishaps.

Please note that exclusions and limitations on coverage do apply. Further details in regard to what is and is not covered under this policy can be found in the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), located in the ‘Waiver and Agreements’ section. We strongly recommend you read the PDS prior to purchasing this coverage and ensure that the cover is right for you. Important: if you do not purchase the Refund Insurance you are accepting the Event Organiser’s terms and conditions on registration fee refunds which could result in you not being entitled to a refund. The policy issuer is Chubb Insurance Australia Limited ABN: 23 001 642 020; AFSL: 239687 and is distributed by SRG Group Pty Ltd T/as SRG Sport & Leisure (SRG) ABN 52 113 333 109 AFSL No: 288320, To read more about our relationship with SRG read their Financial Services Guide located in the ‘link below.

HOW DO I GET TO THE SUMMIT LOCATION – CAMP ELIM?

  • You can find out all about the destination on our Location page.

  • Located in the stunning Great Lakes region on the Mid North Coast of NSW, Camp Elim is an easy 3.5 hr drive north of Sydney with access on the Pacific Highway. Use either of the 2 ‘Lakesway’ exits, one just north of Bulladelah or Nabiac. Camp Elim is located mid way between Pacific Palms and Forster on the Lakesway. Here's a Google Map.

  • Newcastle Airport is the closest airport with arrivals and departures available from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Canberra. Car hire is available from the airport.

  • A limited train / bus service operates from Central Station in Sydney to Tiona via Newcastle. (pick up can be arranged from Tiona stop)

  • Travel to the Summit Location is the responsibility of each delegate.

  • There will be a TPL shuttle bus available from Newcastle Airport for an additional fee.

  • Join the our Facebook Group to find other participants and self-organize carpools or other means of transportation.

WHAT IS THE ACCOMMODATION LIKE?

  • Please note all ‘beds’ will be allocated on a first in, first served basis.

  • Bunk style sleeping (Think well equipped school camp. Each unit contains 4 to 10 beds with some units containing kitchenette & lounge area.)

  • All rooms have a bathroom, there are also additional shared shower & toilet facilities within the complex.

  • Any queen beds within the various units will be allocated on a first in first served basis.

  • Sheets, pillow & pillow case are included. You will need to bring a warm sleeping bag.

  • We will endeavour to keep all group bookings accommodated together.

WHAT MEALS ARE INCLUDED IN THE WEEKEND?

  • Thursday night dinner.
  • Friday & Saturday: breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, coffee station.
  • Sunday: breakfast, snacks, coffee station.

IS THE FOOD VEGETARIAN AND/OR VEGAN-FRIENDLY?

Yes, there will be vegetarian and vegan options at all included meals. However, as is the case with large group menus, selections of vegan options may vary in terms of number and variety. When you complete the registration process, you are asked whether you have any dietary restrictions or preferences at which point you would be able to indicate your dietary needs.

WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE?

  • Check-in is open from 12 – 5pm on Thursday.
  • Opening Event Starts at 6pm.

WHEN SHOULD I DEPART?

Sunday activities wrap up by 12noon.

IS THERE PARKING AT THE SUMMIT LOCATION IF I DRIVE OR RENT A CAR?

Yes, there is parking available. Please try and carpool if you can.

WILL THERE BE MOBILE COVERAGE AND/OR WI-FI AT THE SUMMIT LOCATIONS?

  • Mobile coverage is limited within the areas where the offsite activities are held due to some being in remote locations.

  • Mobile coverage on the site varies depending on your carrier.

  • Wi-Fi access is not available on site.

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?

Summit tickets: $1375 + $28.50 booking fee.

Tickets are available from Eventbrite

Ticket price includes:

  • Bunk-house accommodation (linen provided)- Glamping Upgrade available for an additional $475
  • All meals
  • Summit goody bag
  • First in best dressed placements within elective streams*
  • Personal Accident Insurance

*Some activities have limited numbers.

IS THERE A PAYMENT PLAN AVAILABLE?

Unfortunately we are unable to offer a payment plan for this event

WHAT OTHER COSTS CAN I EXPECT?

  • Travel to and from the event – there will be a bus available to book to & from Newcastle Airport available for delegates.
  • Optional food or beverages for sale from the on site cafe.
  • Optional Summit merchandise & Keynote speaker resources.
  • Whilst we have included personal accident insurance for all delegates in the cost of the event, we highly recommend that you also take out your own travel insurance / event cancellation insurance, this kind of insurance covers you for trip cancellation, travel delay, loss of baggage etc. Our recommendation for this insurance is as follows:>

Event Registration (Refund) Insurance (Policy Number 93174885)

  • This insurance is offered to all our delegates at an additional cost to the ticket price– 10% (gross) inc GST.
  • This policy provides cover against unforseen events which could prevent you attending this event, including but not limited to injury, illness, job loss and/or transport mishaps.

Please note that exclusions and limitations on coverage do apply. Further details in regard to what is and is not covered under this policy can be found in the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), located in the ‘Waiver and Agreements’ section. We strongly recommend you read the PDS prior to purchasing this coverage and ensure that the cover is right for you. Important: if you do not purchase the Refund Insurance you are accepting the Event Organiser’s terms and conditions on registration fee refunds which could result in you not being entitled to a refund. The policy issuer is Chubb Insurance Australia Limited ABN: 23 001 642 020; AFSL: 239687 and is distributed by SRG Group Pty Ltd T/as SRG Sport & Leisure (SRG) ABN 52 113 333 109 AFSL No: 288320, To read more about our relationship with SRG read their Financial Services Guide located in the ‘link below.