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Festival Hours 10:30am - 6pm, Saturday 10th Feb

Transport Options

Buses

The Festival has been working with transport providers Ritchies and Sounds Connection for a number of years. They do a wonderful job of making sure our Festival-goers all get home at the end of event. However please note that the service they provide is completely independent from the Festival Organisers and the price of your bus tickets are therefore not included in the cost of your Festival entry ticket.

BLENHEIM TO FESTIVAL - RITCHIES BUSES:

Bus transport to the Festival commences from 9:30am until 2pm. Buses will operate two routes to and from the Festival. The bus stops for these two routes are:

NORTH:

- KFC (Grove Road)

- 15 Stuart Street

- Seymour Square

- Springlands Countdown

SOUTH:

- Redwoodtown Countdown

- 98 Wither Road

- 18 Wither Road

FESTIVAL TO BLENHEIM - RITCHIES BUSES:

Bus transport from the Festival will operate at regular intervals from 3pm until the end of the event. There will be two loading bays for buses back to Blenheim - one for the North route and one for the South route. For those who do not have a Return Bus Ticket, a One Way Ticket from the Festival can be purchased at the Festival site for $15.

* Tickets can be purchased from the bus stops before boarding the bus - tickets are $20 return (no one way tickets to the Festival available). There are no refunds on tickets once purchased.

** Passengers could experience delays in leaving the Festival site at the end of the event - every endeavor will be made to clear passengers as soon as possible however delays of between 60 and 90 mins could occur at the conclusion of the Festival.

*** Last bus is scheduled to depart at 6:30pm

RENWICK TO FESTIVAL - RITCHIES  BUSES:

Tickets are available on the day from the driver. The return fare is $20.

Departure times: 10am, 10:30am, 11am and 11:30am only from Renwick Supervalue (no one way tickets to the Festival available). There are no refunds on tickets once purchased.

FESTIVAL TO RENWICK - RITCHIES BUSES:

Buses from the Festival will depart at regular intervals (approx. every 30 mins) from 5pm until the end of the event. For those who do not have a Return Bus Ticket, a One Way Ticket from the Festival can be purchased at the Festival site for $15.

* Last bus for Renwick will depart at 6pm.

PICTON TO FESTIVAL & RETURN - SOUNDS CONNECTION

Buses will be departing Picton at 9am, 10.45am and 12.15pm. Pick-up point will be advised at time of booking. Return buses will depart the festival from 3pm - 7pm.

Cost: $35 per person return transport.

Booking are essential. Please phone 0800 742 866 or email tours@soundsconnection.com

Please contact Sounds Connection for more detailed information.

 

 

Self-Driving

For those who wish to drive, car parking is available near the festival site. The cost is $5 for the full day with all proceeds going to the Blenheim Lions. A shuttle bus is provided, free of charge, from the festival car park to the front entrance throughout the day.

By Helicopter with Precision Helicopters LTD

Fly in to the festival and see the beautiful Marlborough with  priceless, spectacular views.Leaving Omaka to the festival for $125.00 per person (minimum 4 people). For hassle free transport to and from the festival please click here.

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