Free Bike Park
The easiest way to get to WOMADelaide is by bike, and WOMADelaide encourages all patrons attending the event to consider riding. The festival offers bike parks to accommodate more than 700 bikes, located adjacent to both the Hackney Road and Frome Road entrances. The best routes in to the festival include along the Torrens Linear Park and the cycle paths along Adelaide's major arterial roads.
*Please ensure that you bring your own bike lock to secure your ride in the bike park. The bike park has a security presence but the token system that has operated in the past is no longer in use.
Adelaide Free Bikes
Get to WOMADelaide on an Adelaide FREE Bike! All you need is either your current driver’s license or passport. In partnership with the Adelaide City Council, Adelaide Free Bikes can be found in 20 locations around the City, as well as a special node at WOMADelaide’s Frome Road entrance if you’d like to zip around town and explore Adelaide. You can also hire a bike complete with bike lights for the duration of your stay in Adelaide so you can come and go as you please!
You can book long term hire directly through Bike SA. Email email@example.com or call (08) 8168 9999.
For more information visit: www.bikesa.asn.au/adelaidefreebikes
Treadly Bike Hire
If you're looking for something compact to get you around the streets of Adelaide, Treadly bikes have the perfect solution with their Brompton Folding Bike hire! Treadly's folding bikes gives tourists, visitors and residents of Adelaide a portable and practical solution for transport around greater Adelaide. Hire is available up to 7 days and includes lights, carrier bag, lock, helmet and 2 city maps. Use the code WOMAD2017 when booking online and receive a 10% discount for the duration of the festival!
Parking is limited! There is no parking available on site and little in adjacent residential streets, so we recommend you park 'n' walk from the city (5-10 mins walk), or ride a bike, take the bus or share a cab with friends.
Guarantee your parking for all four days of WOMADelaide!
UPark on Rundle Street (corner of Rundle St and Pulteney St) is offering a WOMADelaide parking package with guaranteed parking at a discounted rate of $50. The package allows you to enter UPark on Rundle Street after 4pm on Friday 10 March until 2am and 10.30am on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, until 2am. Book HERE now.*
Both Frome and Rundle open 24 hours
UPark also has convenient and affordable parking options for people not attending WOMADelaide every day. Including $6 flat-fee Sunday parking at UPark on Rundle Street if you book online 30 minutes in advance, or a $7 flat rate if you drive into UPark on Frome Street on Sunday and the public holiday Monday. Find out more about UPark’s WOMADelaide parking HERE.
*Available for online purchase only. See the UPark website for conditions.
Pre-book secure parking for the day right on North Terrace - special WOMADelaide flat rates will apply when you book online!
St Peter's College Parking (enter off Hackney Road)
4:30pm - 2:00am Friday 10 March
10:00am - 2:00am Saturday 11 March
10:00am - 2:00am Sunday 12 March
10:00am - 1:00am Monday 13 March
Catch a sustainable ride from the city to WOMADelaide! Just look out for the EcoCaddy tricycles throughout the city.
Public Transport - Buses
A public bus service will travel in an anti-clockwise direction from the special WOMADelaide bus stop located on the western side of Hackney Road, south of Plane Tree Drive via - Hackney Road, Mann Road, Melbourne Street (Hail 'n 'Ride), Frome Road (stop 2), Victoria Drive (Hail 'n' Ride), King William Road (Stop A3), King William Street (stop C2 & F1), Wakefield Street (stop G2), Pulteney Street (stop X1), North Terrace (stop I3), Botanic Road (stop 1), and back to Hackney Road.
The Public Transport Service will establish special WOMADelaide signage at the above designated stops to alert WOMADelaide patrons. A timetable is viewable HERE
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Travel Packages / Accomodation
Australian Holiday Centre
A range of Travel Packages are available for those traveling to Adelaide for WOMADelaide from The Australian Holiday Centre website (or call 1300 799 342).
Diverse Travel Australia
Specialists in Aboriginal, nature based and cultural itineraries across Australia, Diverse offer 3 and 4 day WOMADelaide packages.
Carpooling / ride sharing is a great sustainable way to get to events. There are a few online platforms that can help put you in touch with other fans heading in the same direction as you! Note, these services are not affiliated with WOMADelaide and you should determine their suitability for your needs independently.
If you're looking for info on motorhomes or Australian roadtripping attractions on your way down to WOMADelaide Motorhome Republic has some great options. A campervan or motorhome rental is a unique and memorable way to get to the festival, just be sure to book early to ensure you get the vehicle you are after!