Wanaka Temporary Parking

Temporary parking in Wanaka is available over the Christmas and New Year period at the Wanaka Showgrounds, found on the corner of McDougall and Brownston Street. This is in an effort to reduce the number of vehicles parking along the lakefront, retain Lake Wanaka's amazing views, and provide visitors and locals alike with a viable alternative for parking near Wanaka's Town Centre.


There is capacity for approximately 148 car parking spaces at the Wanaka Showgrounds, with entrance to the area from McDougall Street.

wanaka temporary parking

Dates and Timings:

Temporary parking at the Wanaka Showgrounds will be available from Monday 3 December 2018 through to 31 January 2019, open between the hours of 0800 and 2000, with no overnight parking.

What can I park there?

All types of vehicles are welcome to use the Wanaka Showgrounds parking spaces free of charge.