The Wheels at Wanaka team is proud to bring you the Highlands "Experience the Exceptional" Parade Ground, a continuous stream of head-turning, wheeled wonders from throughout the decades.
On Good Friday, 2 April, heavy vehicle enthusiasts will be in seventh heaven over at the Terra Cat Earthmoving Extravaganza - where classic and new earthmoving machinery will be put through its paces in the giant dirt pit.
THIS EXTRA DAY is from 10 am to 4pm during Friday - tickets are $10 available here.
Sign up for demo drive in a Polaris driven by a professional driver (who could be Murph) around our ATV track.
Watch Hayden Paddon carve it up on our Rally Track with his Electric Hyundai Rally Car. You could win a chance to take a spin with Hayden.
Watch skilled dirt bike riders go head-to-head over 2 days competition for a chance to win $5,000 cash provided by CDL Building Wanaka.
For the first time in Wanaka, watch New Zealand's best competitors and farmers test their modified, vintage and standard tractors - see how powerful they are pulling a massive weight loaded with a tractor.
This event is an official Tractor Pull NZ Association event.
Wheels at Wanaka is huge but getting around the site will be easy with our Fulton Hogan Taxi Track (internal bus loop).
We’ve seven taxi track stops with the following fun modes of hop-on hop-off transport including two Go Orange Unimogs and Frank the Tank plus Stella the steam engine, Flick the fire engine, horse and cart and mobility golf carts.
And to make it even more fun for the kids -print out the kids passport and tick off the transport options as you take them!
If you’d like to hire a personalised motorised scooter or other personal mobility equipment you can book online via More Mobility.
Yello! Cabs can also get you to Wheels at Wanaka from your hotel, or better still grab the hourly town-return Yello! courtesy bus to Three Parks from Pembroke Park or the dinosaur park bus stop.
Three Parks, is located an easy 2 minute (2.3km) drive from central Wanaka.
Wheels Exhibitors have a dedicated entry at 135 Ballantyne Road, Wanaka. Look for the signs directing you into the show. Full details with Exhibitors Instructions.
Wheels Visitors please use public entry on Sir Tim Wallis Drive, Three Parks, Wanaka. Look for the signs directing you into the show. Full details on parking, shuttle bus and mobility options follow.
Free visitor parking is available onsite. This is accessible from Sir Tim Wallis Drive, Three Parks opposite the Wanaka Recreation Centre turn off. Please follow the directions from the parking crew, and keep an eye out for the roving shuttles who can drop you at the visitors entrance and ticket box to save your step-count. Alternatively, leave the car in town and catch the FREE return shuttle bus to Wanaka.
Once at the event, use the site map to find your way around the show!
No car required! Catch a FREE return Yello! Wanaka shuttle bus from Wanaka township to Wheels at Wanaka.
The shuttle service will loop twice an hour from 8am until 5pm on Saturday April 3rd and Sunday April 4th. Jump on board at the following locations – look for the Wheels at Wanaka shuttle signs!
On the hour and on the half hour
Shuttle stops in the Wanaka Skate Park carpark, Dungarvon St
First pick up at 8am, last pick up at 4.30pm
Ten past the hour and twenty to the hour
Shuttle stops in the Wanaka Lakefront / Dinosaur Park Public Toilets carpark
First pick up at 8.10am, last pick up at 4.40pm
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Twenty past the hour and ten to the hour
Shuttle stops on Sir Tim Wallis Drive outside the main public entry / exit to Wheels at Wanaka (120m walk to the gate).
First pick up at 8.20am, last pick up at 4.50pm
Whistle around Wheels at Wanaka in style using the free Fulton Hogan Taxi Track service!
Thoughtfully planned to reduce your step-count, this seven stop, hop-on-hop-off shuttle service will be circumnavigating the site throughout Easter weekend.
Will the next "taxi" collecting you be a tank, a horse and cart or a fire engine? The journey will be just as fun as the destination!
In addition, if you’d like to hire a personal motor scooter or other personal mobility equipment you can book online with the good folk at More Mobility. Book today and they'll have your equipment ready to go at the main visitor gate when you arrive - too easy!
Please do not bring a private quad bike / ATV or side-by-side with you. These will not be allowed on site.