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Tourist Vehicle Parking Requirements – Cruise Ship Season 

Operators of Passenger Service Tourist Vehicles who wish to park in the vicinity of the Salisbury Wharf Carpark to provide services to cruise ship passengers must have approval to do so. This can be done by completing and returning the application form.  Applications may be emailed to info@tauranga.govt.nz (please attach a copy of your TSL with your application).

Passenger Service Tourist Vehicle Application Form.

Application for Approval to display or promote a trade or business under Clause 12.4 Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2012 - Passenger Service Tourist Vehicles* (306kb pdf)

Map of car parks in the Salisbury Wharf area (356kb pdf)

*Passenger Service Tourist Vehicle’ is a passenger service vehicle that parks in the vicinity of the Salisbury Wharf Car park to provide services to cruise ship visitors

Parking at Pilot Bay

Background information 

  • There is a designated passenger vehicle stand for tourist vehicles within Salisbury Wharf Car Park and some parking spaces located on The Mall and Salisbury Avenue. The stand includes 30 car parks within Salisbury Wharf Car Park and 17 car parks in the immediate vicinity. It will operate between 6am–11am on scheduled cruise ship days between 20 September and 31 May. 
     
  • There is a loading zone at the southern end of The Mall next to the Salisbury Wharf Car Park that will be available for the ‘hop-on and hop-off’ bus. This zone will operate between 6am and 4pm daily.

Last Reviewed: 07/02/2017