Rules and Safety


If you are intending to bring alcohol onto the Woodhouse property, you must contact the Office of the Liquor and Gaming Commission (131 882) to ascertain if a licence is required. If such a licence is required, it is your responsibility to obtain the licence. Once a licence has been granted consumption of alcohol is restricted to the area in which you are staying. Woodhouse and Scouts SA take no responsibility for such licensing. Similarly, should there be a requirement for any other licensing to permit planned activities, it is your responsibility to seek the appropriate information and licence.

Cleaning and Restoration

This is the responsibility of the group leader. A cleaning list will be issued on arrival. Please read thoroughly and ensure that all our requirements are met as any cleaning tasks left uncompleted will incur a cleaning cost. Should you prefer to have Woodhouse clean for you please book in advance. A Cleaning Charge of $350.00 will apply.


Hirers of Woodhouse facilities are responsible for repair/replacement costs in the event of damage or breakage to property caused through neglect or misuse on the part of any member of the hirer's staff, delegates, guests, or visitors.


You will be required to supply pillows and all linen, unless arranged previously. A minimum of 2 weeks notice is required for the supply of linen. A linen set, comprising 2 sheets, pillowslip, towel, 2 blankets & bath mat is $30.00 per person.

Music & Bands, and General Noise

No music permitted without prior written managers authorization. At all times, consideration must be given to other persons staying on the property and to Woodhouse neighbours. No amplified music & no bands allowed. All music must cease by 10pm, no exceptions. Earlier times may be advised by management.

Loss or Theft

The Scout Association (SA Branch) will not be responsible for the cost of theft, loss or damage to property or personal effects of the hirer, nor the hirers' staff, delegates, guests or visitors.

Lost Property is kept for 7 days, then donated to a charitable organisation.


Fire Ban Season usually December 1st to April 30th (or as proclaimed)

Tents are not to be pitched under trees for your safety

Leaders: please ensure all members of your group are briefed on emergency procedures and provide your group with a first aid kit

Campfires in designated areas only. Cooking during the Fire Ban Season is restricted to within a designated shelter

Wood or charcoal fired ovens and spit roasts are not permitted due to fire hazard management policy

Children under 6 years, bed-wetters and sleep walkers should not sleep on top bunks

Candles, spray aerosols and incense are not permitted onsite. These will set off sensitive smoke alarms and your group may incur a fire appliance callout fee

SAFETY PRECAUTION: All persons on Challenge Hill MUST wear enclosed footwear.


Please notify Woodhouse office of all intended deliveries. Ensure these deliveries occur following check in times. Woodhouse will not be responsible for signing for goods hired by contractors.

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Fire Warning

Woodhouse will be closed on days where the CFS Fire Danger Rating is classified Catastrophic FDI 100+
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Fire Warning

Woodhouse will be closed on days where the CFS Fire Danger Rating is classified Catastrophic FDI 100+