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Early Entry Camping - Additional Nights at Bashville

Early Entry Camping passes can be purchased in addition to your regular ticket, providing extra nights camping before the event. A limited number will be going on sale at 9am AEDT, Tuesday 2nd of June.

The advantages of arriving to the venue early include:

1. Larger availability of campsites. The campsite is filled from front (closest to stage) to back, so you’ll get a campsite that is closer to the stage & plaza area.
2. More time to relax and enjoy the setting and atmosphere out at Big Red.
3. Opportunity to enjoy some of the activities that will be on offer at Big Red in the lead up to the Bash.

You’ll need to purchase one early entry camping pass per vehicle, on top of your regular ticket.

There’s a limited availability of early entry camping passes.


  • 2 additional nights – Big Red Camp site entry from 8am on Sunday 4th July - per vehicle ticket price $110 (includes booking fee & 2.5% processing fee)
  • 1 additional night – Big Red Camp site Entry from 8am on Monday 5th July per vehicle ticket price $90 (includes booking fee & 2.5% processing fee)

Your early entry pass can be purchased at the same time as you purchase your tickets, or at a later date once you finalise your itinerary and travel plans until SOLD OUT.

You will receive a special windscreen sticker for your vehicle enabling you to arrive to camp early on the above days.

See tickets and pricing for a comparison of all ticket types and what they provide

To download the 2021 Early Entry Camping Info, click the image below.


Thanks to all of our sponsors who help us bring you this amazing event.

Presenting Partners

Major Sponsors

RedArc Unsealed 4x4 The Birdsville Hotel

Official Vehicle Sponsor

Volkswagen Commercial


RV Daily Regional Express

Government and Council Supporters

Big Run Events, the organiser of the Big Red Bash is enormously grateful for the various forms of assistance provided to the event by Tourism and Events Queensland, the Outback Queensland Tourism Association, and Diamantina Shire Council.

Outback Queensland Tourism

Birdsville Big Red Bash event extensions are funded under the Year of Outback Tourism Events Program during the Year of Outback Tourism 2019.


Big Red Bash is a unique high profile outback event, which draws significant media coverage. If you are interested in Big Red Bash sponsorship opportunities, please contact us, and our sponsorship manager will respond to you.

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