BAY OF ISLANDS MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018
Serving up an amazing mix of international and New Zealand roots, soul, funk and blues this Easter!

BOOK YOUR TICKETS TODAY AT EVENTFINDA.CO.NZ
OR CALL 0800 BUY TIX (289 849)


The BAY OF ISLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL has announced its incredible artist line-up which features roots superstar JIMMY CLIFF (JAMAICA), the Island-style rootsy soul of BOBBY ALU (AUSTRALIA) and the absolute cream of Aotearoa roots, blues, soul and funk including KATCHAFIRE, TEEKS, TAMI NEILSON, LOUIS BAKER, ROB RUHA, TROY KINGI and SWAMP THING.

As well as the music, concert-goers will be able to enjoy local food, wines and beers, arts and cultural activities.

Corporate and VIP Rooms are available and all have a balcony or deck over-looking the festival site with a premium view, private bathroom, reserved parking, express entry and delicious arrival platters. Rooms have capacities of 6 or 10 people and are extremely limited in number. Check out details of how to book a VIP Room here.

Return buses will run from various points in the region. Click here for full details on transport and parking options.


 

TICKET PRICES

Earlybird Adult
$99.00 + booking fee SOLD OUT

General Admission Adult
$119.00 + booking fee

VIP Private Box (Upper Level)
$1500.00 (up to 6 guests)

Dance Til You Drop Box (Lower Level)
$2000.00 (up to 10 guests)

Child Ticket
12 year olds and under FREE (GA only). Must be with accompanying paying adult.
Additional children $20 at the gate
NB: Please bring ID if you child looks over 12

You can book via Eventfinda.co.nz

Click here for full Conditions Of Entry

VIP & CORPORATE BOXES

Taking advantage of the hotel setting, one accommodation wing is transformed into a unique Festival VIP Zone. The VIP Rooms all have a balcony or deck over-looking the festival site, with a premium view of the stage and the sparkling water. These will be in hot demand and are limited in number.

You can book your VIP Room via Eventfinda.co.nz or contact us now on boi.events@millenniumhotels.co.nz to discuss in more detail and reserve a space!

VIP Private Box $1500.00 up to 6 guests

  • Capacity up to 6 guests
  • Upstairs room with private balcony, premium view of stage and the bay
  • Private bathroom
  • Arrival Grazing Platter
  • Reserved Parking on the hotel grounds
  • Priority access lane
  • VIP lanyard per person
  • Access to VIP Bar
  • Additional Food & Beverage available to purchase through room service or in VIP Bar
  • Food & Beverage Add-On Options available – contact venue direct on boi.events@millenniumhotels.co.nz

Dance Til You Drop $2000.00 up to 10 guests

  • Capacity up to 10 guests
  • Downstairs room with deck access, premium view of stage and the bay
  • Private bathroom
  • Munchie Platter
  • Reserved Parking on the hotel grounds
  • Priority access lane
  • VIP lanyard per person
  • Access to VIP Bar
  • Additional Food & Beverage available to purchase through room service or in VIP Bar
  • Add-On Options available – contact venue direct on boi.events@millenniumhotels.co.nz

T&C's

  • Ticket Holders to display their VIP Wristband when exiting zone to be able to regain access without disruption.
  • No Food & Beverage is to be brought in from outside the venue; all ticket holders will be subject to security check and will have prohibited items removed before entry.

Click here for full Conditions Of Entry


TRANSPORT & PARKING

BY BUS

The easiest way to get to and from the festival is to get a return bus. Book your preferred departure time. Buses will commence return journeys from 11pm and depart as each bus fills.

BAY OF ISLANDS MUSIC FESTIVAL BUS ROUTES
Festival Gates Open 12noon
Concert Ends 10.30pm
All buses depart 30 minutes after concert ends (or when all passengers accounted for)

Kerikeri Return Bus - $12pp return

Departure 1 12.00pm (Subway, Cobham Road)
Departure 2 1.30pm (Subway, Cobham Road)

Kawakawa Return Bus - $12pp return

Departure 1 12.00pm (10 Gillies Street, Clarks Bus Depot)
Departure 2 1.30pm (10 Gillies Street, Clarks Bus Depot)

Kaikohe Return Bus - $12pp return

Departure 1 11.45am (Mangakahia Road, Kaikohe Bus Company)

Paihia Shuttle – FREE WITH A CONCERT TICKET
Shuttles run 12pm – 4pm to the Copthorne and from 10.30pm – 11.30pm
Depart from the Maritime Building

Whangarei Return Bus - $30pp return

Departure 1 11.15am (Otaika Information Centre)
11.25am (Kensington Stadium -North side of Car Park)
11.30am (Kamo - Oasis Cleaning)

BOOK ALL BUSES HERE

BY FERRY

Great Sights have put on a late ferry departing the Waitangi Wharf to Russell at 10.45pm for Festival attendees.

BY CAR

There is plenty of parking available opposite the Copthorne and Waitangi Treaty Grounds in the large Sports Field, Tau Henare Drive. Please be aware that there are only 2 ways to access this car park; via the Waitangi single lane bridge or via Haruru Falls Road (unsealed road for part of way). At certain times traffic will be heavy and the bridge will have traffic management and one-way systems in place to ease congestion.

Cost of parking: $5 donation to Rotary