Fieldays 2019: Top transport tips - what you need to know

There are a range of options available to get to Fieldays at Mystery Creek, near Hamilton.
There are a range of options available to get to Fieldays at Mystery Creek, near Hamilton. Photo credit: Supplied

As thousands of people converge on Mystery Creek, near Hamilton for the 2019 Fieldays, we check the transport options - and what you need to know.

Car:

Parking is free at Mystery Creek and open from 5:30am-10pm.

An early arrival is recommended, and volunteers will be on hand to assist.

To stay on top of traffic, head to the Fieldays Facebook page for transport updates as well as NZTA's website with the keyword Fieldays for up to date traffic and travel times.

Aerial, on day 2, of the 49th Fieldays at Mystery Creek Events Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand, Thursday 15 June 2017. Photo: Stephen Barker/Barker Photography. ©NZ National Fieldays Society Inc
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Bus:

Fieldays 2019 ticket holders can catch any Hamilton City or regional (Raglan, Cambridge, Te Awamutu, Paeroa, Te Aroha, Morrinsville, Huntly) bus that will take riders first to the Hamilton Transport Centre, then straight to the Fieldays gate.

Buses depart from Hamilton Transport Centre approx. every 30 minutes, from 8am to 11am, with buses returning from 1pm to 5pm.

There are free Park 'N Ride services located in the northern carpark at the The Base, Hamilton and the BMX Club on Milton Street, Cambridge.

These buses depart approx. every 30 minutes from 8am onwards.

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Boat:

Catch the Waikato River Explorer from Hamilton Gardens or the CamJet jet boat from Narrows Lane - visit www.waikatoexplorer.co.nz or www.camjet.co.nz for more details or to book.

The boats arrive at the Waikato River Jetty near Gate 7

Fieldays 2019: Top transport tips - what you need to know
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Helicopter:

Fieldays preferred supplier, Helicorp, is providing chopper transport.

There is a designated helicopter landing zone beside the Waikato River jetty, located near Gate 7. Further information and flight arrangements can be found on their website www.helicorp.co.nz or contact Helicorp on 07 848 3447.

Fieldays 2019: Top transport tips - what you need to know
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