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Banned Items

Staff, Police, sniffer dogs and security will be searching ALL cars on arrival. Harsh penalties including immediate ejection from the event, fines and possible criminal charges may apply to those found carrying any of the following items.

Fireworks, flares, sparklers & fire twirling paraphernalia [all strictly monitored]
Butane Gas Cylinders
Gas bottles (External to purpose built RVs & Caravans)
Flammable liquids
Gas lanterns 
Petrol and diesel or any containers of fuel
Cooking facilities with a naked flame
Glass of any kind
Illegal drugs
Pets and animals
Sound systems
Bean bags
Opened bottles of water, juice or soft drink
Hydration packs or bladders (camelbaks etc) and sealable pouches (yoghurt, food pouches etc)
Umbrellas (use a raincoat, poncho instead)
Professional cameras
Flyers, signage or sampling products that have not been approved by Falls.
Indian headdress
Boogie boards
Selfie sticks 
Any outlaw motorcycle clothing, jewellery and accessories
+ any other items considered illegal or dangerous 


There will be both bag and vehicle searches upon entry to the festival site and this process will likely cause some delays. Every vehicle headed to the campgrounds will be checked at some point during the entry process. Please be patient and make it an opportunity to say hello to the people next to you. These procedures are necessary for everyone’s safety so please take it in your stride and work with the event and security staff to make the process as easy and quick as possible.  


ANY BAGS over 30 cm wide x 20 cm high will not be allowed into the event area so pack light and embrace the #bumbag or should we say #fannypack. Any bags larger than 30 cm wide x 20 cm high must be checked in to the Cloakroom located at the Main Festival Entry prior to entering the festival. Campers – you can take larger bags to the campgrounds but not into the event area. There is an exception to this, bags to house essential medical items will be allowed into the event area, however these bags and items will be subject to a search each time you enter the event area. We thank you for your support and patience. Check out bag sizes HERE.


There will also be wanding. This is just like walking through that metal detector thing at the airport only this time it’s a wand. It’s going to slow down the entry process so be prepared for some delays. Your patience is appreciated. 


If you bring an oversize bag to Falls you’ll be required to cloak it in our secure cloakroom located at the Main Festival Entry. Bags will be searched before they are cloaked. You can use your card or mobile to make payments at the Cloakroom.