Welcome to Seven Sisters Festival

Welcome Letter 2019

Dear Wondrous Woman,

We are delighted to have you join us for Seven Sisters Festival 2019.We have prepared some basic information below to ensure you come prepared and have the best possible stay.

Remember, this is your weekend and you get to design it according to your needs and desires. There are no compulsory activities and no bookings for workshops or concerts; simply turn up at the allocated time to attend the activity of your desire. You can read more about our offerings in the program link listed below.

Now for some practicalities.

FACILITIES

Throughout the festival grounds you will find:

    • Established Toilet blocks with
      • Hot showers ( best to shower during the day to lessen morning ques)
      • Flushing toilets ( to reduce excessive water usage & strain on our system- follow statement “if it’s yellow – let it mellow”)
    • Water taps (all with clean drinking water) scattered throughout the campgrounds
    • Additional Portaloos
    • ATM facilities
    • Numerous coffee vendors
    • Free Phone charging station at Information tent 
    • Lost property services at information tent
    • 24-hour first aid services
    • Ice bags for sale for your Eskies (must place order at the information tent. Daily collection between 10am-11am)
    • Food Market – A variety of delicious food and beverage vendors (who cater for common dietary restrictions)
    • Support, information and counselling services at the Information Tent and Healing Haven Village
    • A variety of retreat spaces including a maiden’s lounge, a mums & bubs sanctuary and a red tent – read more on the website

     

    WHAT WE CAN NOT PROVIDE

    Due to our strict safety policy and OH&S legislation, and the sheer number of guests we cannot provide cooking or fridge facilities.

    IMPORTANT RULES

    We have a complete fire ban this year and are in a high risk area so we ask for your caution to fire safety. 

    We respectfully ask also that you adhere to the following:

    • No Smudge sticks, candles, fires, pyrotechnics, firecrackers, sparklers or flares
    • No gas stoves or BBQ’s ( these will be checked at the gates & grounds and  confiscated until after the event) 
    • No dogs 
or pets (guide dogs are an exception)
    • No drugs or alcohol
    • No smoking outside designated smoking zone.Please use sand buckets at the designated smoking zone to bin your cigarette butts.
    • Observe the specified Gate opening and closing times
    • Wear the official festival wristband at all times
    • Wear appropriate footwear on the festival site at all times
    •  No men or other non-paying friends to come onsite to help set up or pack up your gear.  (Speak to info tent if you need assistance- we have volunteers to help)
    • No Caravans or trailers. Vans and campervans are permitted.

    Please note: for all our guests safety we will have friendly site wardens and security protoling the grounds day and night, who may confiscate gas bottles or any contraband until after the event. Please understand we are in a beautiful heavily treed area in summer and we want to reduce risks and keep everyone safe and happy.

    WHAT TO BRING

    We recommend that you bring:

    • Yoga mat
    • Notebook and pen
    • Sheets, pillow, sleeping gear, if bunking
    • Tent, pillow and sleeping gear, if camping
    • Torch
    • Towel and personal toiletries for showers
    • Water bottle
    • Sunscreen, hat and mosquito repellent
    • Cash for food, chai, cakes, market stalls (there is an ATM on site if required)
    • Loose clothing for yoga and workshops and warm clothes for the evenings
    • An open mind and heart

    DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

    BAY PARK – SCOUT CAMP, 60 Hearn Rd, Mount Martha

    The Festival Entrance and Exit Gate is 3 kilometers down on Park Rd – this is a dirt track road, which can be entered from Hearn Rd but please ensure you travel slowly.

    ARRIVING FROM THE AIRPORT

      

    OPTION1: An Uber direct from airpor to the site will cost $180-$230 one way and will take 1hr10-1hr20mins

    OPTION2: Airport SkyBus Shuttle ( $39-47 one way). The SkyBus is a cost-effective and reliable service that runs buses from Melbourne Airport to Frankston and also Mornington. 

    Frankston to the festival is 20mins by taxi or uber. (Uber from Frankston station to festival site is around ( $35-$40)
    Mornington to the festival is 10mins by taxi or uber 

     

    OPTION 3: Click here for the Facebook carpooling group and try secure a ride with someone coming that way? 

     


    ARRIVING FROM NEPEAN HWY

     Turn into Hopetown rd

    Then immediately turn left into Forest drive continue for 4 kilometers
    Turn right at Hearn rd
    Turn left at Park Rd

     ARRIVING FROM THE BEACH ESPLANADE

     Turn onto Hearn Rd

    Left at Park Rd

    IMPORTANT TRAFFIC CONSIDERATIONS

    • Onsite there is a one-way stream of traffic flow only

    CAR-POOLING

    Tickets

    ARRIVAL AND TICKETS
    • Gates open at 7:30am on Friday 1st of March
    • The festival ends at 5:30pm on the Sunday 3rd March, all guests MUST exit the site by 8pm.
    • Please bring a printout of your ticket or have it ready to scan off your smart phone
    • It is the scan code on the ticket which is important not the ticket name
    • You will be given a festival program on arrival (included in your ticket price)

    ENTRY & EXIT GATES

    THURSDAY: Early Bird access from 4pm – 10pm ( exit gate closes at 10pm).

    FRIDAY: Entry – 7:30am – 10pm ( exit gate closes at 11:00)

    SATURDAY: Entry – 7:30am – 8pm ( exit gate closes at 11:00)

    SUNDAY: Entry- 7:30am – 2pm ( exit gate closes at 8pm)

    GATES

    2 ENTRANCE GATES: 

    General guests enter through the Dragon gate and festival contributors enter through the flamingo gate.

     

    CAMPING AND PARKING

    BAY PARK, 60 Hearn Rd, Mount Martha

    • NO CARAVANS/TRAILERS/ CLASS A & C MOTORHOMES
    • Vans, campervans & small Class B motorhomes permitted 
    • DAY PARKING – Near Dragon gate entrance
    • Guests are welcome to camp next to their cars and or sleep in their cars
    • You can set your tent up anywhere within the designated campgrounds as there are no size limits – first in, first served
    • Those guests who are staying in cabins or glamping tents are required to park in the designated areas and can carry their bags to their tents/cabins as there are no cars allowed within the festival perimeter this year so we cannot allow drop offs
    • Car Levy – There is a one-off $15 car levy for the 4 days to encourage carpooling, reduce environmental impact and reduce the number of cars in the camping grounds so please do your best to carpool.
    • Your car levy acts as your car pass and you are able to enter and exit as you choose within gate times listed
    FOR CABIN AND GLAMPING GUESTS

    Please use the map to park in cabin parking and make your way to specific cabins.

    There will be a name list on the cabin door. Any concerns please contact the information tent.

    Glamping Guests- Park in glamping parking and walk to Sign in Tent. You will be greeting by staff and shown your tent.

    Please take care of your valuables, there are no locks available for cabins or tents so please carry your personal items with you or lock them in your car.

     

    CABINS

    All cabins are equipped with power points however guests must bring pillows, sheets and blankets.

    Festival Centre

    MAPS

    Maps will be given to you on arrival. Please note our Map of the Festival grounds/ traffic flow and the map of our Festival centre. (See below)

    PROGRAM

    You will be given a basic program on arrival, but you can start planning your Seven Sisters Adventure now by clicking a link to view the timetable and program on the website.

     OTHER NEWS!

    Due to requests and complaints by women who can’t get tickets to Seven Sisters and also for those who can but can’t see all the amazing workshops and talks they want too- we have decided to professionally film 25-30 featured talks so you don’t miss out! 

    We are curating an exciting online festival which will be released in May and will enable you to enjoy more of Seven Sisters goodness throughout the year, as well as get discounts to upcoming workshops and next years festival. 

    More details coming soon!

     

    TICKETING ISSUES?

    Please contact Ticketbooth at support@ticketbooth.com.au for a speedy response.

    OPEN ARMS

    OPEN ARMS

    Our Seven Sisters team awaits you with open arms and hearts and we ask you to join us in setting your intentions to create a warm, welcoming and transformative weekend for all.

    We look forward to seeing you all very soon!

    With Love,

    The Seven Sisters Team

    www.sevensistersfestival.com

    LOVE THE FESTIVAL?

    Get a discount ticket to Seven Sisters 2020

    We like to reward those women who come to the event, year after year – so we offer special onsite prices to those who attend. These are the cheapest possible tickets you can get and can save you $30-100.

    Tickets $115 Maiden/ $250 Full Fee – Only 200 Tickets available.

    Make sure you secure yours at the Information Tent

    JOIN US NEXT MARCH 12th- 15th 2020

    World's Largest Womens only Festival

    years running annual event

    women attending

    Workshops, health talks and presentations

    Seven Sisters Festival

    We aspire to change the world, one woman at a time.

    Seven Sisters Festival envisions a future where every woman has the inspiration, support, and resources to awaken her full potential. We believe women and girls are the world’s greatest untapped resource. We believe that by empowering women with tools and inspiration to cultivate greater confidence, courage, and self-awareness is the fastest way possible to create global change.

    Make time for yourself –honour your journey as a woman and an individual.

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