Frequently asked questions

Can I bring my Dog to the event?

No you can't sorry unless it is an assistance, mobility or guide dog

Is there food and drink available at the event?

Yes - We will have an impressive array of delicious food trucks both savoury and sweet to meet your requirements as well as an inside cafe.

When do Tickets go on sale?

Tickets will be available online 15th July 2024

Where can I purchase a Ticket?

You can purchase a ticket directly from the link on this website

Is there free parking available?

Yes - There is ample (virtually unlimited) free parking available for the entirety of the event.

Is there mobility parking at the event?

Yes - We have a Mobility and VIP parking space available right next to the entrance of the event.

What is the date and time for the Expo?

The Expo dates are the 31 Aug & 1 Sept 2024 and open 9am - 5pm Saturday and 9am to 4pm Sunday

Can Children attend the Event?

Yes absolutely! ....and we encourage it! They are our future ocean, river and lake guardians and we want to grow this passion in our young people and children plus kids under 14 get free entry.

Is there any facilities for Mothers and Babies?

Yes we have a seperate mothers and babies toilet/changing area etc which is directly behind the information centre near the entrance of the pavilion. Our friendly staff at the Information Desk will be more than happy to give you directions to this or point that out to you if you need any help.

Is there anything for the Ladies at the event?

Yes there sure is, even if you aren't a hardcore fisherwoman we have seafood cooking stands, spice rubs, sauces, amazing ocean art, a photo competition, amazing printed wooden homewares, multiple woman's clothing brands, a selection of small goods, etc not to mention Ruahine Ports, Lammermoor Distillery (Premium Gin & Whiskey) and the event is of course an amazing place to buy Christmas presents for the man/men (or fisherwoman) in your life!