When is the show?
Thursday, 16 May 10.00am – 6.00pm
Friday, 17 May 10.00am – 8.00pm
Saturday, 18 May 10.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday, 19 May 10.00am – 6.00pm
Where is the show located?
Auckland Showgrounds, 217 Green Lane West, Epsom, Auckland
How will I know who the winners of the prizes are?
Following the live prize draw between 5pm – 5:30pm on Sunday 19 May 2024, winners will be listed on this website.
The live Grand Prize draw will also be streamed live on our Facebook page: Boat Show New Zealand.
How do I find out which companies are exhibiting at the show?
A full list of exhibitors will be available on this site in 2024.
Can I take my own food and drink to the show?
Yes, you can bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages to the show.
Are there ATM facilities available?
Yes, there is an ATM machine onsite for cash withdrawals – note a transaction fee will apply.
Most exhibitors have EFTPOS/credit card payment facilities at their stands.
All of my tickets have my name on them but I would like other people to use them?
All tickets will be sent to the ticket purchaser. You can then forward these tickets onto your friends and family to pre-register online or register on the iPads at the show. Tickets can be given to someone else, and re-reigsted onsite.
How do I register my ticket for the entry prize draw?
Simply follow the online link and complete your details or input your details on the iPads at the show.
Can I purchase tickets at the gate?
Yes, absolutely. However, we recommend purchasing your tickets online ahead of the show to be eligible for an additional entry into the Grand Prize draw and take advantage of discounted ticketing prices. Please note: Gate sales are card sales only, no cash.
How do I download my tickets?
Simply download the ticket from the email and have on your mobile device ready for scanning at the show.
Do I need to print my tickets?
No, tickets can be scanned from smartphones. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can either print your ticket at home, or visit the ticket information counter at the front gates; our staff can look up your ticket. We recommend you arrive after 10:30 am to avoid the initial rush.
Is my ticket valid for multiple days?
No, all tickets purchased are valid for one day only. Please check your ticket for further details.
What’s included in my ticket price?
Your ticket includes: entry to the show, access to free demonstrations, a complimentary show guide and the opportunity to sample and purchase a wide range of products on offer.
Accessibility and Parking
Is there public transport to and from the venue?
There are a number of ways to get to the Auckland Showgrounds using public transport and ride share services.
Auckland Transport: https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/events/auckland-showgrounds
Auckland Co-op Taxis: https://www.cooptaxi.co.nz/
Where is the nearest parking options?
The nearest parking options for the Auckland Showgrounds are:
Limited free parking:
On Puriri Drive and the surrounding area.
Alexandra Park Trotting Club: Use Gate B on Green Lane West or Campbell Crescent for entry. If you’re coming from the Southern Motorway (SH1), take the offramp at Market Rd, follow Market Rd, and turn left onto Campbell Crescent to find the parking area.
Cornwall Cricket Club:
Located east of the Greenlane Clinical Centre and right across from the Boat Show entrance on Green Lane West.
Is there a wheelchair available at the show?
No, we recommend you bring your own.