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View racing live on screens at the America's Cup race village

The race village will be situated in the heart of Auckland’s city at Hobson’s Wharf, continuing on through the Eastern Viaduct and the Western Viaduct, up to the Jellicoe Car Park. Access to the Village will be free and the village will be open on all race days. Temporary structures will house public activation spaces which will include a performance stage, merchandise stands, viewing opportunities and interactive areas.

Ways to get to the America's Cup race village

Public transport options

Plan your journey to the America's Cup race village

Travel by bus

The City Link, 75, and 20 bus services go directly to Wynyard Quarter where the Cup Village is located, that's handy. Use the journey planner to plan your travel.

Note on race days the following bus stops will be closed from 7am to 11pm.

Stop 1060, 188 Beaumont Street.

  • Use stop 1304 at 106 Beaumont Street for route 20.
  • Use stop 1072 on Daldy Street by Gaunt Street for route 75 and the City Link.

Stop 1061, 63 Jellicoe Street.

  • Use stop 1303 at 101 Beaumont Street for route 20.
  • Use stop 1065 opposite 10 Daldy Street for route 75.
  • Use stop 1063 opposite 2 Daldy Street for the City Link.

Stop 1067, Daldy Street by Tiramarama Way. 

  • Use stop 1065 opposite 10 Daldy Street for route 75.
  • Use stop 1063 opposite 2 Daldy Street for the City Link.

Stop 1068, Daldy Street opposite Tiramarama Way. 

  • Use stop 1072 on Daldy Street by Gaunt Street for route 75 and the City Link.

Travel by train

​Britomart train station is a 15 minute walk along Quay Street to reach the Cup Village. ​Find out more about train services, or plan your journey to Britomart. Buses replace trains at Britomart, Newmarket and the Western line on Friday 15 January to Sunday 17 January for track upgrade work. 

Cycling & walking

Make the most of summer and consider walking or cycling to view the race action. Download the AT Mobile app to plan and track journeys by bike or on foot.

Bike and e-scooter parking is available next to the containers at the Jellicoe Street carpark and under the Hobson Street flyover (next to the Tepid Baths).

Driving

Congestion is expected around the race village and downtown areas on race days so you are advised to plan ahead, and to consider taking public transport if you can.

Road closures in the city centre

On race days the following roads in Wynyard Quarter will close to vehicle traffic between 11am until 11pm:

  • Jellicoe Street
  • Madden Street
  • Beaumount Street and Daldy Street from Pakenham Street West to Jellicoe Street.

All road closure times are subject to change depending on crowd numbers and traffic movement each race day.

Parking restrictions will be in place on closed roads so there will be no on-street parking available, vehicle access will be by permit only. Traffic management teams will be enforcing and monitoring road closures throughout the period.

If you are a business in the Eastern Viaduct, Wynyard Quarter or downtown area, we recommend scheduling your service deliveries, couriers, pickups and drops offs before the roads close in your area or during the time they are open again. Any pickups or deliveries that need to be made during the road closure times will need to be made outside the affected area.

Commercial car park buildings

While we encourage people to use public transport wherever possible, we do acknowledge that people may need to drive and park at a commercial parking facility. Access to existing carparks within the city centre, Viaduct Harbour, Wynyard Quarter, Princes Wharf, downtown and Britomart area will be maintained, however there may be detours in place and you should plan for delays.

Other locations to view 

If you want to be out on the water to view the racing, find out about boating on the Waitematā Harbour and Hauraki Gulf during the America's Cup.

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