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Alice Springs Desert Park Birthday Party

A collage of images of the Alice Springs Desert Park

Terms and Conditions

Confirmation – Confirmation of a function booking must be made within 14 days of the original reservation. Payment of a deposit must accompany this confirmation. The management reserves the right to cancel the booking and allocate the venue to another client
if confirmation is not received.

Deposit – Deposits are charged according to the facilities required for the function. The deposit is 50% site hire fee. Payment of deposit is required with return of the booking form.

Final Numbers – Anticipated final numbers are requested 14 days to prior to function date. Final numbers are required 3 clear
working days prior to the function. This number will represent the minimum number of guests for which the client will be charged.

Function Site Fees – Function site fees are determined by the Alice Springs Desert Park according to the total number of guests, requested function site, length of function, set-up times and the client’s individual requirements. The client may incur additional costs should their requirements change.

Price
– Prices are subject to change but are firm from payment of deposit for a period for 6 months.

Payment – All accounts are to be settled prior to, or on the day of the function unless by prior arrangement.

Cancellation Fees – The Alice Springs Desert Park reserves the right to charge a cancellation fee for services or venues if bookings are cancelled with less than 30 days notice prior to the event.
Cancellation fees are as follows:
30-15 days notice 25% of the cost of the service
14-7 days notice 50% of the cost of the service
Less than 7 days notice 100% of the cost of the service
Cancellation fees do not include the price of entry to the Park.
The Alice Springs Desert Park will retain cancellation fees if the booking is cancelled due to inclement weather.

Alice Springs Desert Park Guidelines

Animals – Animals cannot be brought on to the Alice Springs Desert Park without a specific Permit, although seeing-dogs are allowed into the Park by prior arrangement.

Client Responsibility – It is understood that the organiser will conduct the function in an orderly manner in full compliance with the Alice Springs Desert Park’s regulations and all laws, and inform all relevant persons involved in organising the function, including colleagues, friends, family and suppliers of the regulations. Management reserves the right to exclude or eject any objectionable persons from the Park without liability.

Confetti – The throwing of confetti, rice and rose petals is not permitted in the Alice Springs Desert Park grounds.

Decorations – Nothing is to be nailed, screwed, stapled or adhered to the Alice Springs Desert Park infrastructure without the prior approval of the Park Director or delegate. Likewise, plant displays must not be interfered with in any way without the approval of the Park Director or delegate.

Food and Beverage – Wildlife Park Services Pty Ltd has exclusive rights to all food and beverage served at the Alice Springs Desert Park. This includes, but is not limited to, all meat, poultry, fish, bread, confectionary products (including potato crisps, nuts, biscuits and dips) tea, coffee, soft drink and alcohol. Wildlife Park Services is the liquor licensee at the Alice Springs Desert Park and does not
offer any BYO options.

Flora and Fauna - No interference shall be caused to the flora and fauna of the Alice Springs Desert Park.

Marquees – Marquees for functions are to be in prescribed areas and a site visit with the Park Director or delegate is required.

Music – Music and other entertainment arrangements must be discussed with the Park Director or delegate, prior to the function, to
ensure no inconvenience is caused to other visitors to the Alice Springs Desert Park.

Permits – A Permit is required for some public gatherings, such as weddings. A separate Permit is also required to bring flowers or other plant materials on to the Alice Springs Desert Park unless they are only for decorating in the Cafe. A Permit is also required for commercial photography and so, if a commercial photographer (either still or video) covers the function or a special event on Park, a
permit is required. Permit applications can be obtained from the Park Director or delegate and must be lodged with the Park Administration Office at least 14 days prior to the event.

Vehicles – No vehicles are permitted in the Alice Springs Desert Park unless authorised by the Park Director or delegate.

Weather – The Alice Springs Desert Park is unable to guarantee an undercover area or alternative presentations should there be inclement weather.


Public Liability Insurance


Damages – Organisers are financially responsible for any damage/breakages sustained to the Alice Springs Desert Park by the client, client’s guests, invitees or other persons attending the function. The Park will not accept any responsibility for the damage or loss of merchandise left prior to or after the function.

Insurance – The Alice Springs Desert Park has public liability insurance to protect it against third party claims for bodily injury and property damage arising out of its negligence. The policy does not cover the liability of any other party. The client is responsible for obtaining and maintaining a public liability insurance policy. However, please note this is not a condition of hire.

Public Liability for Personal Items – Except to the extent of its negligence, the Alice Springs Desert Park accepts neither responsibility for loss or damage to personal items nor any liability out of the use of presence of personal items.