Accessibility Access FAQs

Entry for Accessible Pass Holders
Access is via Gate C: Kaimata St or the Racecourse Carpark via Gate B: Coronation Avenue.  A WOMAD Accessible Parking Pass is required to park in these carparks. 

 

HOW DO I GET AN ACCESSIBLE PARKING PASS?

Please contact the office on +64 6 759 8412 or email [email protected] to register your details.
A parking pass will need to be collected from the WOMAD Office (NOT THE FESTIVAL SITE) the week prior to the festival.

 

WHERE ARE THE ACCESSIBLE PARKING AREAS?

There are two designated accessible parking areas;

 

KAIMATA ST PARKING
This is the only level access to the festival site with LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE
There is a road closure in place and traffic is one way access only from Brooklands Road.

The Taranaki Maori Wardens will assist you in parking and there is a gazebo with seating.  
A golf cart will operate from Gate C: Kaimata St to the -WOMAD-Information Centre. These are scheduled and will run on the hour and half hour only. This is not an on demand system please be patient and courteous.

 

RACECOURSE PARKING
The Racecourse accessible parking area is accessed through Gate B: via Coronation Avenue.
Follow the signs and there is a pick up and drop off area at the top of the Racecourse track area by the VIP carpark. A golf cart will operate from the Racecourse to-WOMAD-to the Information Centre. These are scheduled and will run on the hour and half hour only. This is not an on demand system please be patient and courteous.

 

INTO FESTIVAL

 

FROM FESTIVAL

 

 

CAMPSITE - ACCESSIBLE TENTING AREA

Arriving at the Campsite
On arrival at the campsite your festival & camping tickets will be exchanged for a Camping Wristband.  All campers must remain in your vehicles on arrival at the campsite for check in, ticket scanning/exchange and wristbanding. 

Are there specific entrance gates for areas of the Campsite?
Yes. Gate entrances will be marked Gate A & Gate B, please ensure you check in at the correct gate.

Gate A – Coronation Ave-Rogan St-Mason Drive (TSB Stadium, Tucson Stand)
Glamping, Wildernest, Family, Accessible only

Gate B – Coronation Ave-Racecourse
Outer oval: Motorhome, Bus, Caravan, Car-sleeper vehicles

Centre oval:  General camping, tents etc

 

FESTIVAL SITE
It is important to be aware that half the WOMAD site is on a hillside.
We have viewing platforms at the top of the road to the Bowl Stage for wheelchair users.  While the Brooklands and Gables Stages are fully accessible. Please note the Pinetum Corner is not easily accessible.
Accessible toilets are well sign posted and are located:

 

65+ YEARS VIEWING PLATFORM AND ACCESSIBLE VIEWING

 

 

HEARING IMPAIRED SUPPORT - COMMUNICATORS

 

 

DURING FESTIVAL
For any assistance during the festival please visit the on-site Information Centre.
Please note mobility scooters are no longer available for bookings during the festival.