Transport for Tauranga Armageddon

Tauranga Armageddon

Tauranga Armageddon is held at Baypark Arena, located at 81 Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui 3152

Baypark to Bayfair Link

1. road users coming from Mount Maunganui or the city centre could
    a. travel at ground level via the signalised Bayfair roundabout and Maunganui Road, before turning right at the SH2/SH29A Te                        Maunga interchange to approach Baypark from the SH29A roundabout or,
    b. travel over the Bayfair flyover and underneath SH2/SH29A Te Maunga interchange to approach Baypark via the Sandhurst                          interchange, Mangatawa Link Road and Truman Lane

2. road users coming from Tauranga Eastern Link/Papamoa could
    a. travel via the Sandhurst offramp, turning left onto Mangatawa Link Road and take Truman Lane or
    b. continue to the offramp at SH2/SH29A Te Maunga interchange, turn left and descend to the SH29A roundabout

Walking and Cycling Connection

Getting to Baypark

Arriving from Mt Maunganui: Head Southeast on Maunganui Rd, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto State Hwy 2 heading to Te Puke.

Take the exit toward Sandhurst Dr, Turn right onto Sandhurst Dr (signs for Mangatawa/Stadium). Continue onto Mangatawa Link Rd

Turn left onto Truman Rd (Destination will be on the left) use entrance 1

Arriving from Whakatane/Te Puke: Follow State Hwy 2 heading to Mount Maunganui/Tauranga. 

Take the Sandhurst Dr exit from State Hwy 2, and turn left towards Mangatawa, then left onto Truman Lane.

Use entrance 1 (refer to map under Parking & Travel Planning)

Arriving from Hamilton and Waihi: Drive from SH 1, State Hwy 29 and State Hwy 29A towards Papamoa.

Take the Sandhurst Dr exit from State Hwy 2, turn right towards Mangatawa then left onto Truman Lane.

Use entrance 1 (refer to map under Parking & Travel Planning)

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Parking & Travel Planning

The main entrance No 1 will be open on Truman Lane for access to Mercury Baypark. Make your way along Baypark Boulevard to the public parking areas which may vary from time to time.

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: 
Mercury 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 Mercury 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 Mercury Baypark is situated on an intersection between two State Highways, delays will occur at major events when arriving and departing the venue. Mercury Baypark will operate 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


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