New Zealand has been reinstated as a Safe Travel Zone country, meaning anyone from New Zealand who travels to Australia on a quarantine-free flight (green flight) can come to Queensland without needing to quarantine. More information here.
Queensland welcomes all NSW and VIC visitors. Spirits of the Red Sand operates under the Tourism and Accommodation COVID Safe Business plan and we are committed to keeping our guests and team safe by observing physical distancing, hand hygiene, frequent cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces and contact tracing. If you are unwell, please stay home and get tested.
Due to COVID safe protocols, please DO NOT ATTEND Spirits of the Red Sand if:
you have currently, or have recently experienced any COVID-19 symptoms including cough, fever, sore throat, fatigue or shortness of breath you, or a member of your household, has travelled overseas in the past 30 days
you, or a member of your household, has travelled to a COVID hotspot in Australia in the past 30 days
you have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 or is an active COVID-19 case
To limit the spread of the virus please:
stay at least 1.5 meters away from others
don’t shake hands and avoid any other close physical contact where possible
cover coughs and sneezes with an elbow or tissue
avoid touching your face, eyes, nose and mouth
wash your hands or use hand sanitiser after touching any surfaces, eating or drinking
Update from our team – 17th November 2020
Here is an update to the Queensland Tourism and Accommodation Industry COVID safe Business Plan Spirits of the Red Sand are operating under. As always, if you are unwell, please stay home and get tested.
Gatherings: Increase gatherings in homes and public spaces from 40 to 50 people across Queensland.
Indoor premises: Increase from one per person per 4m2 to one per person per 2m2 (e.g. restaurants, cafes, pubs, clubs, museums, art galleries, places of worship, convention centres and Parliament House). Indoor play areas within a premises can open too. (except for sleeping quarters in accommodation)
Wedding ceremonies: Up to 200 people can attend a wedding and all guests can dance (both indoors and outdoors).
Funerals: Up to 200 people can attend a funeral.
Indoor events: Seated, ticketed venues to increase from 50% to 100% with patrons to wear masks on entry and exit (e.g. theatre, live music, cinemas and indoor sports). Performers can reduce the distance from the audience from 4m to 2m, except choirs which remain at 4m from the audience.
Outdoor events: Increase outdoor events from 1000 to 1500 with a COVID Safe Event Checklist. Larger events require a COVID Safe Plan.
Open-air stadiums: Increase seated capacity from 75% to 100% (with a COVID Safe Plan).