2018 Festival Training January 21st - 25th

Bookings open July 1st 2017

2018 Festival Training January 21st - 25th

Bookings open July 1st 2017

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Give yourself that training edge!

If you want to develop your skills in any circus discipline, this is the place to be.

There are 5 classes each day plus warm up and end of day handstands and conditioning.

Select from up to 25 different classes ranging from beginners to advanced each session.

That's 125 classes running every day! In 2017 there were 90 trainers delivering the training.

The Karridale festival site has been developing for the past 11 years.

There are 4 Big Tops, a full size outdoor flying trapeze rig, 8 outdoor aerial rigs, a dance studio and numerous quirky venues to enable such a varied timetable.

How Much

The early bird special is $510 if paid before 15 September 2017.

Any bookings paid after 15 September 2017 are the full price of $615.

Included in your festival training price price is onsite camping, workshop fees

and a three-day pass to the Circus Festival on 26th -28th January 2018.

Group bookings of 10 people or more - 10% discount. Group leaders please email us with a list of participants and we will give you a promo code so participants can book and pay individually 

Please Note: There are no extensions on the early bird date and tickets are non-refundable (however they can be transferred to a friend!)


Restaurant meals

Save your time, money and energy.  Add an extra $160 to include all meals for the duration of festival training (Sunday to Thursday. Festival not included).  That’s only $32 per day!

In 2018 we will be opening our new improved restaurant dining area!

This year, there will be no day off between the week of training and the festival


For more information, please see a few more random facts!


Early Bird Bookings Open Now!

In 2017 we brought you the bus station, wait to see what's in store for 2018!







2018 Circus Festival Starts 12pm Jan 26th