Parking and Transport

Baycourt Community & Arts Centre is located in the heart of the Tauranga city centre at 38 Durham Street.

There are numerous on-street car parks, several off-street parking areas, as well as two parking buildings which are only just a short walk away from Baycourt.

For more information visit Tauranga City Council's 'Where to park in the CBD' webpage.

On-Street parking

Street parking costs in Tauranga's city centre from 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays. It is $2 per hour for the first two hours and then $5 per hour thereafter.

On-street parking is free on the weekend.

off-street parking

There are also two short-term, off-street car parks in close vicinity to Baycourt where you can park for $3 per hour and a maximum daily charge of $12.00 

Off-street parking area time restrictions apply Monday to Saturday, 8am – 6pm.

Parking Buildings

If you’re planning on staying for longer than two-hours you may want to consider using either of the two parking buildings closest to Baycourt:

The Elizabeth Street and Spring Street parking buildings are open 24/7, and are free on weekends (6am Saturday – 6am Monday) as well as public holidays.

For more information about costs, visit the Tauranga City Council's 'Parking Fees' webpage.


Mobility parks closest to Baycourt are:

  • Two on-street mobility parks on Durham Street opposite Baycourt's front entrance
  • Three mobility parks in the Tauranga City Library & Council off-street car park
  • Two on-street mobility parks on Hamilton Street
  • Three mobility parks in the Masonic Park Coff-street car park

Click here to view the locations of mobility parks in the Tauranga city centre.


The Bayhopper network has 26 bus routes which cover the Western Bay and Tauranga urban area.The Bayhopper bus stops nearest to Baycourt can be found on Willow Street.

For timetable information or to use the Baybus online Journey Planner service, visit 

Parking Map