Looking for a unique way to ring in the new year, filled with good times and great music? The Rhythm and Alps is a phenomenal music festival, where for three days legendary music performances make sure you welcome the new year with a bang.
Enjoy the epic outdoors of South Island, New Zealand as you camp with your best friends. A bars and vendors village will ensure you have all the great-tasting food and premium booze you need to party throughout the festival. The event venue is surrounded by beautiful streams and mountains, plus it’s in close proximity to Lake Wanaka, so there’ll be lots of opportunity to rejuvenate in nature between sets.
‘With 10,000 attendees and over 50 musical acts performing on 4 stages throughout 3 nights, there’s a reason why Rhythm and Alps is the number 1 music festival in South Island.’
Only the highest production standards are used in the stages, so you can count on one electrifying audio and visual feast. After all, New Years’ parties should be nothing short of unforgettable.
But you’ll have to make the pilgrimage there to truly understand why tickets are always sold out. Are you ready for a New Years’ party unlike any other?
Rhythm & Alps takes place at the scenic Cardrona Valley located in the majestic Southern Alps of New Zealand, just 15 minutes from Wanaka and 40 minutes from Queenstown.
Ticket categories include: 3 day GA + camping, 2 day GA + camping, 31st December GA + camping, 2 day GA, 30th December GA, 31st December GA, 4 person glamping tent, 2 person teepee, VIP upgrades, and campervan upgrades. The event uses a tiered ticketing system which grants discounts to those that book early.
Festival goers may use the shuttle bus services care of YELLO! that go to and from Wanaka and Queenstown every day for a small feel. There are secure car parks on site for those who are taking their own vehicles from Wanaka or Queenstown.
Most festival goers opt to pitch tents or sleep in campervans. This is the best way to experience the festival. You’ll have access to toilets, hot showers, charging facilities, a swimming hole, a complete vendor village for everything you need, plus a general store. If you’ll be camping, just be sure to bring all your camping gear including tent, sleeping bags, and supplies.
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New Zealand is paradise for anyone who loves the outdoors. If this sounds like you, you’ll be glad to know that you won’t run out of thrilling outdoor experiences whether you decide to venture out to see Wanaka or Queenstown after the festival. Active travelers should check out Mt. Aspiring National Park, home to the most pristine waterfalls, rivers, and forests.
There are over 750 kilometers of trails for mountain biking, walking, and hiking. The nightlife in Wanaka is incredible on its own; nowhere else in the world will treat you to epic views while sipping on your favorite sundowner. No matter what your taste in nightlife is, there’ll be something for everyone.
If relaxation is more your cup of tea, indulge in the many breathtaking vistas, visit the charming retail shops, or spend your afternoons visiting the many museums.
Rhythm and Alps will take place from December 29, 2019 to January 1, 2020.
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