Wintermoon legend Chris Cann fixing one of the water pumps damaged during Cyclone Debbie
Wintermoon legend Chris Cann fixing one of the water pumps damaged during Cyclone Debbie

Wintermoon festival site survives Cyclone Debbie

THE good news from the Wintermoon site is that the cyclone damage has been minimal to structures.

Trees have been lost and fallen branches are still being cleared but there is a trusty core team of volunteers helping clear the debris in readiness for this beloved festival on Labour Weekend, from April 28 to May 1.

St. Helen's Creek is flowing like never before and the rocks are sparkling.

The ground is drying up fast now the sun is shining in readiness for campers to set up their camps from April 22 onwards.

The two creek side camping grounds are nearly sold out but there is still a good choice of camps for music lovers.

Many Whitsunday residents are planning to book for a weekend of relaxation far away from the stress of Cyclone Debbie and its aftermath of hard and relentless restoration work.

Organisers are looking forward to one of the best Wintermoons ever with the new camp grounds and a most exciting festival program. A look at the festival website will cover all your questions about the fine musicians booked for Wintermoon 2017, their website links and all the ticketing and camping options.

The jam packed program will be posted on the website next week.

Wintermoon offers much needed rest and relaxation for all ages for a weekend or just a day, only a short drive out the back of Calen, midway between Mackay and Proserpine, for a weekend or even just a day.


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