Hunting Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions – Accommodation and Farm Tour Experiences at Gilgooma
- Guests must make an application including provision of all requested information and documentation for a hunting booking.
- On approval of an application, a tax invoice for a $500 deposit will be issued and must be paid in full to confirm the booking.
- The $500 deposit is non-refundable but may be transferred to another date at the Owner’s discretion.
- A tax invoice will be issued for the balance of the booking fee which must be paid 30 days prior to the booking date.
- Gilgooma reserves the right to postpone or cancel bookings at any time and decline a booking without providing a reason.
- Each person in the group must provide required documentation.
- Every hunter (person who is there to hunt) must be a current member of the Sporting Shooters' Association of Australia (SSAA), the Shooters Union or an approved hunting organisation (AHO) and provide evidence of membership. Such membership must benefit from a current public liability insurance policy with a minimum of $20 million cover.
- Children and non-hunters are permitted as part of a hunting group but are never permitted to handle a weapon under any circumstances. Hunting rate and Terms & Conditions apply to children and non-hunters as part of a hunting group.
- Non-shooters must provide a copy of a valid driver’s license, passport, or government-approved photo ID.
- Dogs are only permitted for members of the Australian Pig Doggers and Hunters Association (APDHA) or an approved dog hunting club. Evidence of membership is required.
- Dogs must be controlled at all times, use of tracking equipment is mandatory and dogs are not permitted in the accommodation.
- Guests will be held personally liable for the full cost of repairs or loss of income if any person in the group causes damage to the property or belongings of the property owner.
- Guests will be provided with directions and paddock maps and must not leave paddocks of the properties for which they have permission to hunt. Property boundary limits are to be strictly adhered to and neighbouring properties are not to be accessed.
- All gates must be left as found.
- Guests must never: touch or move any equipment, machinery or livestock; discharge a firearm in the vicinity of or towards stock, houses and other buildings; drive through, into or over a planted crop or cultivated land; light fires without express permission or leave a fire unattended; discard animal remains in, or near, waterways or near houses or accommodation.
- Guests are required to inform management immediately of any accidental damage, issues or challenges.
- All rubbish must be collected and removed by those camping and placed in appropriate areas as indicated by signage by those staying in accommodation.
- Guests operate any vehicle (cars, utes, 4WD, motorbikes, buggies, 4-wheelers, side-by-sides and anything else with wheels) on the property at their own risk and must meet all legislative and safety requirements.
- Vehicle access may be restricted to campsites only if excessive rainfall has occurred. Owner’s discretion applies in the interests of safety and the preservation of property road infrastructure.
- All cartridges must be collected and disposed of.
- There will never be more than one hunting booking at any one time.
- Gilgooma is a working farm and feral pests impact operation. Owners may hunt, trap or bait pests prior to and during a hunting booking. These activities will be clearly communicated with guests.
- Management is available prior to and during bookings to provide information about seasonal conditions and observed game. A limited number of bookings are accepted to ensure that each hunting experience is genuine.
- Gilgooma cannot guarantee the availability of game or be held responsible for prevailing weather conditions. Should weather conditions require Gilgooma to cancel a booking, guests will be offered a new booking at the first available date.