Travel Directions & Parking
Getting there by Car
Public parking during the Canterbury A&P Show is free. A free shuttle bus runs from the public car park to the Lake Turnstile entrance. There are three entrances to the public car park: McMahon Drive Entrance, Templetons Road Entrance and Wigram Road Entrance (via an underpass, strictly cars only, height restriction 2.4m). Vehicles will be able to exit the public car park via Templetons Road and McMahon Drive on all three days.
Routes to the public car park:
From south - Take Halswell Road, Aidanfield Drive to McMahon Drive and the McMahon Drive Entrance.
From west - Take Halswell Junction Road, Springs Road, Awatea Road, Wigram Road, Aidanfield Drive to McMahon Drive and the McMahon Drive Entrance.
From the city/east - Take Lincoln Road, Halswell Road to Templetons Road and the Templetons Road Entrance.
From north - Take Curletts Road, Parkhouse Road, Treffers Road to Wigram Road and the Wigram Road Entrance (via an underpass, strictly cars only, height restriction 2.4m).
There is disabled parking available at all entrances; please display your mobility parking permit (CCS issued) and marshalls will direct you to the designated area. Please note that disabled parking is limited.
To plan your route to reduce travel delays visit Transport for Christchurch.
Getting there by Bike
There will be bike stands available for public use at the Lake Turnstile and River Turnstile entrances. Bring a padlock to secure your bike.
Getting there by Taxi
There are Blue Star Taxi stands at the River Turnstiles entrance and within the Showgrounds at the rear of the Livestock Pavilion. The official taxi company for the Canterbury A&P Show is Blue Star Taxis, phone 379 9799.