Getting to the festival

Quay Street and Captain Cook Wharf is located right in the centre of Auckland, on the waterfront. It can be easily reached from any part of the city, by foot, bike, car or public transport.  

Make your journey to the festival hassle-free by planning your trip in advance. 



Regular services arrive to and leave from the city to destinations across Auckland. Final services are generally between 11pm and 12am (midnight). For specific service times please check using the Auckland Transport Journey Planner

Normal fares/passes apply for bus services. 


Train services terminate at Britomart train station located at the downtown end of Queen Street, it is a 5-minute walk to Queens wharf. 

Normal fares/passes apply for train services. 


The Downtown Ferry Terminal is a 2-minute walk from Queens Wharf. 

Normal fares/passes apply for ferry services. For specific service times please check by using the Auckland Transport Journey Planner


Queens wharf is walkable from many locations! Check Google Maps from wherever you plan on parking or where your public transport service ends. 


There is no parking at the event venue, but there are several parking lots and on-road parking within a 5-15 minute walking distance. However, with thousands of visitors expected to attend the festival and several road work sites in the downtown area, public transportation is the recommended mode of transport to the festival.


Drop-off is available on Quay Street in front of the festival entrance on Queens Wharf; however, please keep the current road works in mind when planning your travel. Mobility parking is available in all nearby carparks. 

If travelling by public transport, please check the Auckland Transport Journey Planner to see which route will drop you off closest to Queens Wharf. 

The festival area will be accessible to everyone with limited mobility.