Packing Tips – Bunkie ‘Haves’ & ‘Have Nots’

Whilst one can never be over-prepared, in practice most guests have over packed.  To minimize your burden of cargo, compiled below is a list of some equipment provided. Of course, bring what you wish, but certainly if you are only coming for a weekend you will not need much more than water; food & bedding

We are equipped with the following…

  • SHOWER – NB this is not operational during the winter when the lake is frozen
  • BARBECUES x 2 – Large & Small
  • PORTABLE BUTANE GAS STOVE – bring butane refill (small cans) 
  • COOKWARE (POTS, PANS & UTENSILS)
  • FLATWARE (CROCKERY & CUTLERY)
  • CUTLERY
  • GLASSWARE 
  • FRIDGE
  • SOFA BED & BED ROLLS
  • BLANKETS / RUGS
  • CANOE
  • BOOKS, BOARD-GAMES, PLAYING CARDS etc/.
  • CANDLES
  • TRANSISTOR RADIO
  • SOLAR ‘PHONE CHARGER
  • FIRST AID KIT
  • FIRE EXTINGUISHER

That leaves this as your SHOPPING/PACKING LIST:

  • WATER 
  • FOOD & DRINK
  • HIKING BOOTS / WELLINGTONS
  • BEDDING
  • TOILETRIES
  • SUNSCREEN
  • BUG SPRAY
  • BUTANE GAS BOTTLES
  • TORCH / FLASHLIGHTS
  • CANDLES  please only use the candle holders provided
  • CAMERA
  • FISHING EQUIPMENT 
  • SWIMMING SHOES not necessary but useful on the rocks – bring if you have them. 
  • LARGE BLACK GARBAGE BAGS – Please note that all garbage needs to be taken away so we suggest you try to avoid glass & plastic.  Paper & Cardboard can be burned in the fire-pit. Cans/tins are good as they can be squashed to save space and weight.  You can dispose of the garbage at the Marina – charges $5/sack

Items NOT permitted (Sorry; we must not disturb or threaten the wildlife)

  • PETS
  • “LOUD” MUSIC
  • FIREWORKS

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to discuss with Maxim.