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As a result of inundation from the 2022-23 River Murray flooding event we are not able to take any further bookings at this stage.
Please contact us if you currently have a booking for 2023 to determine whether your will need to be cancelled or postponed.
Our Facebook profile Ankara-Youth Camp containes updates of the flooding and we will post the estimated timeframe for resuming booking once determined. Click here

Ankara can accommodate up to a maximum of 118 people in our bunkhouse and leaders cabin bedrooms.
Separate male & female bunkhouse buildings, each building has 6 rooms, each room has 4 double bunks (8 beds) with foam mattresses supplied - giving a total of 96 beds in both buildings. Each room has a wall fan for use during the warmer months and a fan heater available during the cooler months.
Separate male & female leaders cabin buildings, each building houses a maximum of 11 people in four rooms. Each room has different bed arrangements of single, double or queen beds with inner spring mattresses supplied. Each leaders room has reverse cycle heating and cooling operating on timers as well as ceiling fans in most rooms.
You will need to provide your own bedding - we only provide mattresses.

Toilet and Shower Facilities
Separate male & female amenities buildings, plus three bathrooms with a toilet and shower in each room for leaders, catering staff and disabled access (one of these bathrooms is disabled access compliant).


Kitchen & Dining Room
Ankara Youth Camp has self-catering facilities, so you will need to organise your own caterers for your camp. A large dining room adjoins the kitchen and self-serve slide. And if you like the occasional barbeque, there's an undercover BBQ facility between the dining room building and the hall.
> Tables & chairs for 100 people.
> Walk in cool room & a large chest freezer
> 2x Commercial gas ovens & a microwave
> Commercial gas cook top
> Adequate cooking pots, cooking utensils, plates, cutlery & cups.
> Industrial toaster & 2 urns (large & small)
> Hot & cold water as well as filtered rain water for drinking
> Industrial dishwasher



Meeting/Recreation Hall
If you plan to use the indoors, there is a large hall which can be used for indoor games, meetings or as a theatre - great for evening concerts.
> Seating for 180 people, of single, stackable chairs
> Moveable stage
> Projector screen on stand
> Whiteboard, on castors
> TV & DVD player, on trolley

Outdoor Facilities
The real action is outdoors, with direct access to the River Murray from the campsite. You can choose to paddle a canoe, swim and play in the water or just sit in the shade. The spacious grassy areas are ideal for team sports. Some equipment for sports activities is provided – check with Caretaker 08 8570 8043. Use of the canoes and sports equipment is included in your hire fees.

Sports Equipment
Included in Hire Fee:
> PFDs
> Pontoon
> 8 single canoes kayaks
> 5 Double seater kayaks

Note: Canoes are included in Hire Fee


> Basketball Ring
> Volley Ball Net
> Indoor Bowls
> 2x Table tennis tables, fold-up
> Cricket bats and wickets



For information related to making a booking at our campsite. See the bookings page. Enquiries and inspections are welcome, please contact us.


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Last updated January 2018