Thunder Rally Super Sport Camping
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Thunder Rally – Since 1982

The annual Thunder Rally is a fantastic riding and camping event run each year by a quirky group of DOCNSW members.

Started in 1982 and usually in October the Thunder Rally is held at the picturesque Sheba Dams Recreation Area near Nundle NSW.

All about fun and fellowship. The Rally is ‘BYO everything’ with awards given for all sorts of crazy categories.

The rally which is run by the Ducati Owners Club of NSW is open to riders of all bikes and has raised more than $100,000 for the Royal Rehabilitation Centre, Spinal and Brain Injury Unit.

Accommodation options exist in Nundle township for non-campers who book early.

More than 9000 riders have ridden a combined total of 8 million kilometres to attend the Thunder Rally over the past 35 years.


Fuel, food, basic supplies and EFTPOS are all available at the nearby township of Nundle. The Lions Club are providing a BBQ Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Take your fishing gear and try your luck in the trout-stocked dam at the campsite. Firewood and water are onsite.

A flat rate entry fee of $30, pre-paid or $35, on the day.
It is a Ducati event, but all bikes are welcome!

The Thunder Rally is usually held at Sheba Dams Reserve 951 Barry Rd, Hanging Rock NSW 2340. This will be the 39th annual occurrence of this fantastic event which makes it one of the longest continuously run rallies in Australia.

Camp with onsite Eco toilets. There is no fresh water on site, there is dam water only. Dams are stocked so bring your line and bait if you want to fish.

If camping is not your thing enjoy the comfort of nearby Nundle Hotel, Motel, B&B or Caravan Park accommodation.

The Nundle Lions Club will be providing their sumptuous BBQ from Friday evening until Sunday morning inclusive. Basic food supplies and alcohol are available in Nundle, a glorious 12km ride away, for those who wish to self-cater.
The Thunder Rally is open to all makes of motorcycle. No cars or dogs please. Have as much fun as you like but do not let your behaviour spoil the experience for others.

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