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Accommodation, research and conference facilities

The Kioloa Coastal Campus is a research facility and a field station, providing a range of accommodation, meeting, conference, performance and workshop facilities as well as research facilities and opportunities. The field station can accommodate up to 90 people in a range of accommodation facilities.

How do I book?

Bookings are made on a 'first come-first served' basis; with ANU groups having ability to make bookings more than 12 months in advance. To enquire about making a booking, we advise you first call the field station office on 02 4457 1118 or email - you should provide the following details; maximum number of people; dates you are interested in; facilities and accommodation required; catering and any other requirements with Kioloa Coastal Campus staff. You are welcome to make a tentative booking at this time, the Kioloa Coastal Campus office administrators, Robin or Tristin, will send you a package providing accommodation information and a booking confirmation form which you need to complete to reserve your booking.

Arrival and departure

On arrival at the field station, the group leader is welcomed and provided with our Field Station Manual containing essential information for during your stay. The keys for accommodation and facilities will be handed to the group/fieldwork leader as the responsible person. Before leaving the site, the group leader having completed the allocated departure form and made any necessary changes to the rooming allocations, must then bring the Fieldwork Manual and all the keys to the KCC office.

What facilities are available?

Accommodation (twin-share, bunkhouse, and limited sole occupancy on request, with a maximum of 90 sleeping spaces); kitchen and dining areas; conference rooms; laboratory - Further details are provided in Accommodation and Facilities Information (pdf 1.48MB).

All visitors to the Kioloa Coastal Campus must be provided with a copy of the Essential KCC Checklist (pdf 105 KB), which sets out conditions of use and provides you with important information and safety information for staying at the field station, including ANU Fieldwork Health and Safety Guidelines.

Kioloa Coastal Campus encourages groups to use local bed and breakfast accommodation or caravan parks for groups that are over our 90 bed limitation, or if some group members have specific accommodation needs.

Please be considerate of the environment and of other people when using the field station.

Updated:  10 December 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director, Facilities & Services/Page Contact:  Systems & Information Technology