Trustpower Baypark is located in stunning Mount Maunganui with Tauranga Airport, varied accommodation options and the amenities of the city close by.
See below for directions, parking and accessibility information, as well as advice for visiting our beautiful region.
Arriving from Mt Maunganui: Head south on State Highway 2, turn right at the Baypark roundabout and left into Truman Lane.
Arriving from Whakatane/Te Puke: Head north on State Highway 2, turn left at the Baypark roundabout and left into Truman Lane.
Arriving from Hamilton and Waihi: Take State Highway 29 and turn right into to Truman Lane. For major events continue around the roundabout and enter through entrance 3.
Access to various areas at Trustpower Baypark can change regularly due to operational requirements for events. This webpage will be updated regularly to provide information on:
Access to Trustpower Arena and around Trustpower Baypark when special events are taking place
Traffic management plans for major events over 5000 patrons
The main entrance No 1 will be open on Truman Lane for access to Trustpower Baypark. Make your way along Baypark Boulevard to public parking in car park D on the north side of the building.
Taxis and Dial-A-Driver Services:
Tauranga Mount Taxis 0800 829 448
Bay Dial-A-Driver 027 212 7070
Coachlines for Groups:
Bethlehem Coachlines (07) 571 0360
Bayline Coachlines (07) 578 3113
Public Transport: Trustpower Baypark is not currently on a direct public bus route. The nearest main bus stop is a short walk away at Bayfair Shopping Centre. View timetables here.
If you are planning coach travel to Trustpower Baypark and require further information on access and permit parking information please contact our Operations Manager on 07 577 8560.
Travel Planning for Major Events
As Trustpower Baypark is situated on an intersection between two State Highways delays will occur at major events when arriving and departing the venue. Trustpower Baypark will operate comprehensive traffic management plans, however stadium patrons are strongly advised to plan their travel carefully and prepare for expected delays.
Helpful tips when travelling to major events:
Walk to the venue if you live nearby
Share your transport and fill your car with friends and family
Take a taxi or shuttle
Use public transport – visit the Baybus website for more details
Bring something to entertain the kids while you depart the venue
Trustpower Baypark is committed to providing an excellent event experience for all patrons.
Main entrances to the Arena and Stadium are fully wheelchair accessible, with lifts available for access to all floors. All event spaces and meeting rooms are wheelchair accessible with the exception of Premium Lounge in the Stadium. Click here for more information on each of our event spaces.
There are designated mobility parking spaces, and they can be booked by calling reception on 0800 BAYPARK (229 727).
We can provide accessible seating for events when required. As we are a multi-purpose venue the seats are set according to the event.
Mount Maunganui is an iconic holiday hot spot boasting one of the sunniest climates in New Zealand, a great year-round destination. Recognised as a top global beach and named No.1 in New Zealand in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards.
Mount Maunganui – and Tauranga on its doorstep – offers an impressive selection of accommodation. The mix includes seaside splendour, CBD hotels, apartments and tucked away Bed & Breakfast establishments. For more information on what the Bay of Plenty has on offer visit https://www.bayofplentynz.com/
Here’s a selection of active and passive activities for all event attendees to enjoy:
Take to the water. Explore the harbour on a boat cruise, go kayaking, try white-water rafting, or sign up for a surf lesson
Climb or circumnavigate Mauao (the districts iconic Mount Maunganui)
Soak in the Southern Hemisphere’s most famous hot saltwater pools
Experience blokart land sailing at the home of blokarting
Enjoy the magic of a glow-worm kayak tour
Try skydiving in one of the best drop zones in the country – or maybe just opt for a flightseeing adventure
Enjoy a nature study. Get up close and personal with dolphins or visit local bird gardens and animal parks
Skid your wheels – 4wd, or various biking options, on offer
Take a guided tour of the district, either by land, sea, or air
Explore the inner crater of NZ’s only active marine volcano – White Island
Middle Earth – experience the idyllic village of Hobbiton – less than one hour away
LoadedNZ – enjoy an action-packed day of claybird target shooting
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