Frequently Asked Questions
DO I NEED TO FIND MY OWN TIPI VENUE?
No, we have our own venue and many partner venues for you to choose from.
How long does a tipi setup take?
At Tipi Lane we use a crew of three for a single setup and a crew of four for a double. The time varies, but on average a single setup is 4 hours and a double setup is 7 hours.
How big are the tipis (Teepees)?
Tipi Lane tipis are giant, the poles are 10.3 metres wide and each tipi can expand to 13 metres wide with all sides up.
Do tipis need to be pegged into the ground?
Yes, to ensure our structures are always safe and secure and can handle all weather, we do not install out tipi’s without pegging them into the ground.
How many guests fit into a tipi?
A single tipi can fit up to 100 guests standing and 200 plus guests in a double tipi.
Where is Tipi Lane venue located?
Tipi Lane is located on the outskirts of the McLaren Vale township. Please contact us to organise a site visit.
Are giant tipis weatherproof?
Yes, our tipis are fully waterproof. They are made from the finest canvas and build strong to withstand the elements.
How much does it cost to hire a giant tipi?
Tipi events vary and so do your needs. Each event is different to the other. We have a brochure and price list available. Please get in touch for a formal quote for your event.
HOW MUCH SPACE DO I NEED TO FIT A TIPI AT MY EVENT?
A single tipi requires a minimum of 13 metres clear flat ground and a double tipi requires 25 metres as a minimum.
WHERE can I HIRE A TIPI IN ADELAIDE, MCLAREN VALE, FLEURIEU PENINSULA, ADELAIDE HILLS, south australia?
Tipi Lane is located in McLaren Vale within the Fleurieu Peninsula. We offer our tipi hire service to metropolitan Adelaide, Fleurieu and the Adelaide Hills region.
WHERE CAN WE HAVE A TIPI?
A tipi requires a large flat outdoor area that can be pinned into the ground. The area needs to be clear of power lines and trees.
WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT TIPI LANE?
Click the enquire now button and we will happily send you our brochure and further details.
HOW LONG IS A TIPI HIRE PERIOD?
A tipi hire period is for 24 hours. Where possible, we do our best to install the tipi the day before your event and pack up from your venue the morning following.
CAN WE BRING OUR OWN CATERERS TO TIPI LANE?
Yes, absolutely. We are a dry hire venue, you have freedom to choose your own suppliers and/or we can help you source excellent local businesses too.
CAN WE BRING OUR OWN ALCOHOL TO TIPI LANE?
Yes, Tipi Lane is a BYO venue.
DO WE NEED TO HIRE TOILETS?
Yes, portable toilet hire is required for your event. A few of our partner properties have these onsite and are not required. The cost to hire these start at $120 each.
DO WE NEED TO HIRE A GENERATOR FOR POWER?
Yes, a generator is required to provide power to your event. The size of the generator is dependent on what suppliers you use. We work with an expert technician to help you calculate your power requirements.