Tickets

Festival Tickets

Every person attending the festival will exchange their printed festival ticket for an official Soundsplash 2018 festival wristband. These come in different flavours so here is a guide make sure you buy the right one.

All ticket enquiries to soundsplash@eventfinda.co.nz

Advance Adult Festival Ticket 18+$130

This Festival Ticket allows adults 18 years and over to attend the festival and also includes your 18+ age verification, so a valid ID is required to exchange your ticket for a wristband at the Festival Entrance.

Advance Adult Festival Ticket 18+ with 1x Free Child Ticket$130

This ticket includes 1 x Adult Festival Ticket and a 1 x free Child Ticket (Aged 1 - 15yrs, includes child camping pass). For extra children, Additional Child Festival Tickets can be purchased for $30 per child in conjunction with this ticket.

Children must be accompanied by an adult guardian. Both children and guardian will be registered at the Festival Entrance with contact details in case of emergency.

 

Additional Child Festival Ticket$30

This ticket should be purchased in conjunction with the Adult Festival Ticket 18+ with 1x Free Child.

Each additional child is $30 and can be purchased with an “Additional Child Festival Ticket” (includes a free camping pass).

Children must be accompanied by an adult guardian. Both children and guardian will be registered at the gate with contact details in case of emergency.

Advance Youth Festival Ticket 16-17$95

The Youth Festival Ticket allows youth aged between 16 and 17 to attend the festival. To verify your age a valid ID is required to exchange your ticket for a wristband at the Festival Entrance.

Ticket + Car Pass + Camping Package

All ticket enquiries to soundsplash@eventfinda.co.nz

Advance One Vibe Family Package$310

The One Vibe campground is designed exclusively for the Soundsplash family and you can only camp in One Vibe if you have children 15 and under.
The One Vibe Family Package is the only ticket available to access the One Vibe campground and it includes:

2 x Adult Festival Ticket 18+,
2 x Child Festival Ticket (Aged 1 - 15 years) (includes camping)
2 x Standard Camping Passes

THIS PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE A VEHICLE PASS

*A vehicle pass and additional camping passes can be purchased in conjunction with this package through the One Vibe Family Package Add Ons

 

One Vibe Family Package Add onsSee Prices

* These Add Ons can only be purchased in conjunction with the One Vibe Family Package

Additional Camping Passes - $35

With a maximum of 6 people per campsite, it is possible to purchase up to 2 additional standard camping passes for either adults or youth. If you have purchased Additional Child Festival Tickets then their camp passes are included.

Every person must purchase a camping pass to enter the campgrounds.​

Standard Vehicles Pass - $25

In the One Vibe campground your campsite includes a space for your tent and with the purchase of a vehicle pass, a space for your car.

Camper Vehicles Pass - $50

If your family is travelling in a campervan, bus, sleepervan, caravan or motorhome then please purchase the Camper Vehicle Pass. No tents are allowed in the area designated for these vehicles.

Camping Passes

To camp in one of our five Soundsplash campgrounds, each camper must purchase a Camping Pass. Each campground has its own set of conditions, so be sure to review each one carefully to work out which suits you best.

All ticket enquiries to soundsplash@eventfinda.co.nz

Comfort Zone Camping Pass$35

The Comfort Zone is a tents-only campground. Cars are not permitted to park next to tents. Limited car parking is available (with the purchase of a vehicle pass), in an adjacent field within easy walking distance. On arrival at Soundsplash, staff will direct you to a campground drop off area where you can drop your gear before parking. We encourage carpooling to help reduce traffic congestion and the impact on the environment.

Every person must purchase a camping pass to enter the campgrounds.

Neighbourhood Camping Pass$35

The Neighbourhood is a tents-only campground. Cars are not be permitted to park next to tents. Limited car parking is available (with the purchase of a vehicle pass), in an adjacent field within easy walking distance. On arrival at Soundsplash, staff will direct you to a campground drop off area where you can drop your gear before parking. We encourage carpooling to help reduce traffic congestion and the impact on the environment. 

Every person must purchase a camping pass to enter the campgrounds.

Fields of Joy Camping PassSOLD OUT

In the Fields Of Joy, your campsite includes a space for your tent and, with the purchase of a vehicle pass, a space for your car. We encourage carpooling to help reduce traffic congestion and the impact on the environment.

Every person must purchase a camping pass to enter the campgrounds.

Road Trippers Camping Pass$35

The Road Trippers vehicle site is for campervans, buses, sleeper vans, caravans or motorhomes. No tents are allowed in this area.

Every person must purchase a camping pass to enter the campgrounds.

*If you are a family with a campervan please select the "One Vibe Family Package" and then select Camper Vehicle pass in the  "One Vibe Family Package Add Ons".

Vehicle Passes

All those who are camping at Soundsplash and wish to park at the festival must purchase a vehicle pass (one per vehicle). Vehicle passes are only available for campers.

To minimise the impact on our beautiful site, and to help reduce traffic congestion, we encourage carpooling, using buses or ride sharing wherever possible. No general parking is available on Wainui Reserve.

All ticket enquiries to soundsplash@eventfinda.co.nz

Standard Vehicle Pass$25

The Standard Vehicle Pass covers a regular passenger vehicle. A vehicle pass is only available for purchase to those who are camping at Soundsplash.

Vehicle Pass holders must arrive at Soundsplash between 8am and 8pm on Friday January 19th or Saturday January 20th to gain access to the festival site. 

No pass-outs are available for vehicles (unless it is an emergency). Once you are parked, your car will not be able to leave until Sunday. If you decide to leave the festival site before Sunday, your vehicle pass will be removed and your car will not be able to return.

Camper Vehicle Pass$50

The Camper Vehicle Pass is for campervans, buses, sleeper vans, caravans or motorhomes. A vehicle pass is only available for purchase for those who are camping at Soundsplash.

Camper Vehicle Pass holders must arrive at Soundsplash between 8am and 8pm on Friday January 19th or Saturday January 20th to gain access to the festival site.

No pass-outs are available for vehicles (unless it is an emergency). Once you are parked, your vehicle will not be able to leave until Sunday. If you decide to leave the festival site before Sunday, your vehicle pass will be removed and your vehicle will not be able to return.

Splash Bus, Hamilton – Raglan Return

Need a ride from Hamilton to Soundsplash and back again? Get a ticket on one of our Splash Buses

All ticket enquiries to soundsplash@eventfinda.co.nz

Splash Bus, Hamilton - Raglan Return$30 pp

Both buses will depart from the Hamilton Transport Centre (Cnr of Angelsea & Bryce Street) to Soundsplash
- Splash Bus Tahi departure Time: Friday 19th January 9am
- Splash Bus Rua departure Time: Friday 19th January 11am

Both buses will depart from Soundsplash to the Hamilton Transport Centre (Cnr of Angelsea & Bryce Street)
- Splash Bus Tahi and Rua departure Time: Sunday 21st Jan - 4pm

Festival Map

Soundsplash Map
Soundsplash Festival

Festival Information

A large chunk of possible questions should be answered here but if there is doubt
please email us at admin@soundsplash.co.nz

Soundsplash Festival is open to all ages. It is a rain or shine event.

Ticketing

Where can I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased from Eventfinda: www.eventfinda.co.nz

Please make sure to bring your ticket with you to Soundsplash. On arrival at the festival, your ticket will be exchanged for a wristband.

Is there an extra cost for parking?

All those who are camping at Soundsplash and wish to park at the festival must purchase a vehicle pass (one per vehicle). Vehicle passes are only available for campers. 

There are two types of vehicle pass, depending on what you are rolling in.  The Standard Vehicle Pass ($25) covers a regular passenger vehicle while the Camper Vehicle Pass ($50) is for  campervans, buses, sleeper vans, caravans towed by a car or motorhomes.  

Vehicle pass holders must arrive at Soundsplash between 8am and 8pm on Friday January 19th or Saturday January 20th to gain access to the festival site and campgrounds.

On arrival at the festival, all those camping in Comfort Zone and Neighbourhood will be able to drop off gear at their campsite before being directed to the campers parking area. Fields of Joy, One Vibe Family Camping and Road Trippers camping areas include options for campsite parking. Road Trippers parking is only available for campervans, buses, sleeper vans, caravans or motorhomes.

Pass-outs are not available for vehicles (unless it's an emergency). Once you are parked, your vehicle will not be able to leave until Sunday. If you decide to leave the festival site before Sunday, your vehicle pass will be removed and your vehicle will not be able to return.

No general parking is available on Wainui Reserve. If you park on roads or in cordoned off areas, your car will be immediately removed.

To minimise the impact on our beautiful site, and to help reduce traffic congestion, we encourage carpooling, using buses or ride sharing wherever possible.

Can I go to town or the beach?

Yes, once you have your wristband you are free to come and go from the festival.

The beach is an easy walk from the festival site, and free shuttle buses will run regularly between Soundsplash and Raglan township.

Ticketholders and their belongings will be searched upon re-entry to the festival, and any alcohol or other prohibited items found will be confiscated and not returned.

 

 

Will pass-outs be available for vehicles?

No pass-outs are available for vehicles (unless it's an emergency). Once you are parked your car will not be able to leave until Sunday. If you decide to leave the festival site before Sunday, your vehicle pass will be removed and your car will not be able to return.

Can I refund my ticket?

Only if the event is cancelled.

Camping

Is there a cost for camping?

Yes, the cost of a camping pass for an adult (18 years of age and over ) or Youth (Aged 16 -17) in one of our 5 Campgrounds is $35.
Children (Aged 15 years and under) camp for free when accompanied by an adult guardian with a camping pass.  Each individual person who is camping needs to have a camping pass.

 

What are the different camping areas at Soundsplash?

The Neighbourhood - Tents Only. 2 minute walk to venue.
One Vibe Family - Tents/car parking & camper vehicles for families. 2 minute walk to venue.
Road Trippers - Camper Vehicles only - no tents. 4 minute walk to venue.
The Comfort Zone -Tents Only. 5 minute walk to venue.
The Fields of Joy - SOLD OUT - Tents/car parking with the epic views. 6-10 minute walk to venue.

Can I swap camp zones?

No. Each campground has a specific number of people it can fit and swapping campgrounds messes with those calculations. So, it's important to choose your campground carefully when purchasing your camping pass.

How much room will I have for my tent?

Camp sites in The Neighbourhood and Comfort Zone will be approximately 6m x 4m.

Can I bring my campervan/caravan?

Yes, but you must purchase a Camping Pass and Camper Vehicle Pass in either the Road Trippers Vehicle site or as part of the One Vibe Family Package.

Camper Vehicle Pass holders must arrive at Soundsplash between 8am and 8pm on Friday January 19th or Saturday January 21st to gain access to the festival site. No pass-outs are available for vehicles (unless it is an emergency).

Once you are parked, your vehicle will not be able to leave until Sunday. If you decide to leave the festival site before Sunday, your vehicle pass will be removed and your vehicle will not be able to return.

Can I bring a generator?

No generators are to be brought on site, out of respect for your neighbours and your ecological footprint.

What time can I arrive at my campsite?

Vehicle pass holders must arrive at Soundsplash between 8am and 8pm on Friday January 19th or Saturday January 20th to gain access to the festival site and campgrounds.

Local Accommodation

What if camping isn't my thing?

If camping isn't your thing, you may be able to find a holiday home on Bookabach. You can also visit the Raglan i-SITE website for information on other accomodation options in and around Raglan.

How to get there

Location and directions

Soundsplash is held in Raglan’s stunning Wainui Reserve, at 368 Wainui Road. Wainui Reserve is located 4.5km outside of Raglan.

From Auckland, the driving time to Raglan is approximately 2 hours via State Highway 1, or approximately 2 hours 30 minutes via State Highway 1 and State Highway 23.

From Hamilton, the driving time to Raglan is approximately 45 minutes via State Highway 23, or 1 hour from Hamilton Airport

Transport

Free shuttle buses will run continuously between the Raglan i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and  the Soundsplash site, operating between the following times:

Friday 10am  - Saturday 2am

Saturday 9am  - Sunday 2am

Sunday 9am  - 4pm

You must either have a festival ticket or festival wristband to board the bus.

 

The Splash Bus departs from the Hamilton Transport Centre at 9am and 11am on Friday Jan 19th travelling direct to Soundsplash, and departs the festival at 4pm on Sunday 21st.

Return tickets are only $30 and can be purchased  from Eventfinda when you buy your festival tickets and camping passes.

 
 

Drop offs/Pick ups

To ease traffic congestion around the Soundsplash site, we ask that all those who are being dropped off at the festival (and who don't have camping gear with them) arrange for their drop off/pick up point to be the Raglan i-SITE Visitor Information Centre at 13 Wainui Road.

Free shuttle buses will run continuously between the i-SITE Centre and  the Soundsplash site, operating between the following times:
Friday 10am  - Saturday 2am
Saturday 9am  - Sunday 2am
Sunday 9am  - 4pm

You must either have a festival ticket or festival wristband to board the bus.

 

Festival Currency

How can I buy food and drinks?

There will be 3 currencies at Soundsplash -  cash, eftpos and AWOP.

All bar areas will be using AWOP credits only, and will not be accepting cash or eftpos.

Once you have arrived at Soundsplash you will be able to purchase an AWOP card and top up your credits throughout the festival. AWOP will be situated beside the R18 ID check near ticketing as you enter festival. There will be a one-off activation fee of $3 per AWOP card.

Food

Will there be food and market stalls?

Yes the Market Zone will be open on Friday & Saturday from 8am - 1am, and Sunday 8am - 3pm.

Can I bring food?

Yes, you will be able to bring food onto the Reserve.
To help Soundsplash with zero-waste, please bring packaging that is recyclable, biodegradable, reusable or compostable. NO GLASS and/or NO PLASTIC BAGS please.

The Soundsplash Zero Waste Team will be giving out biodegradable bags as you enter the festival. Please put all your food scraps and biodegradable packaging in these, to be collected for composting.

Can I cook at my campsite?

No fires, or portable bbqs with 9KG bottles or larger, are allowed in the camping areas.

Drink

Will there be water available on site?

Free access to water is available next to the venue entrance.

Can I bring alcohol to Soundsplash?

No alcohol can be brought onsite to Soundsplash, including the Wainui Reserve and camping areas. Ticketholders, their cars and belongings will be searched upon entry, and any alcohol found will be confiscated and not returned.

Anyone who is seen to be intoxicated will be refused entry to the festival.

 

Will there be a bar at the venue?

Yes. You must be aged 18 years or older to enter all bar areas. Please bring photo ID with you.

Do I need to bring photo ID?

Please bring valid/current photo ID with you for access to R18 bar areas, and to confirm your age as required for Youth and Child tickets.

Facilities

Will there be toilets?

Yes.

Can I charge my device?

Yes. Near the Market Zone there will be a solar station where you will be able to charge your devices.

Will there be medical services at Soundsplash?

Yes. A medic tent will be available 24 hours next to the security tent by the front gate.

Will there be a lost property area on site?

Yes. Lost items can be returned or retrieved from the festival information site next to the merchandise tent. Items not collected by 5pm Sunday 21 January will be transferred to the Raglan Police Station.

Will there be showers?

There will be no showers on site at Soundsplash, but public showers are available at the beach. Raglan i-SITE also have details on other shower facilities available in Raglan.

Entertainment

Will there be workshops at Soundsplash?

Yes there will be visual arts, dance, yoga, spoken word and many more workshops.

Kids

Will there be a children's area?

Yes, the Little Splash Zone will be open from 10am - 5pm on Friday  19th & Saturday 20th, and from 10am - 2pm on Sunday 21st. 

Bring

What to bring to Soundsplash

Sunnies, swimwear, sunblock, surfboard, warm clothing for night, raincoat, gummies if needed, a torch, photo ID, an open heart + positive mind.

Leave

What to leave at home

Please NO glass, plastic bags, animals, fires, weapons of any sort, illegal drugs, fireworks, gang insignia or alcohol to be brought on to the Reserve.

Ticketholders, their cars and belongings will be searched upon entry and re-entry to the festival, and any prohibited items found will be confiscated and not returned.

Management reserve the right to refuse admission into the camp areas or festival site at anytime and at the discretion of staff, police or security officers.  Anyone who is seen to be intoxicated will be refused entry to the festival.

Can I bring my dog or pets?

No animals or pets are allowed on the reserve at any time, including inside vehicles.

Safety and Security

Safety and security tips

Keep your belongings safe. If you have any problems or queries while at the festival, please approach one of our friendly security staff who will be able to assist you. The security tent is located next to the ticket booth and will be on call 24 hours.

Security will be patrolling all camping areas throughout the festival, and each campground will have a campmaster's HQ.

Please lock your car and watch out for your own and your neighbour's possessions. No parking on roads or in cordoned off areas. If you do so, your car will be immediately removed.

 

Contact us

To contact the Soundsplash team:

Ticketing enquiries: soundsplash@eventfinda.co.nz

General enquiries: info@soundsplash.co.nz

Vendor applications: vendor@soundsplash.co.nz

Artist applications: adam@soundsplash.co.nz

Media enquiries: julie@bespokeagency.co.nz

 
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