The Park is looking at its best with the rhododendrons in full flower, shop for Christmas gifts, picnic in the playground, walking and biking tracks provide so much to see and do.

Music throughout the day, old machinery demonstrations and opportunity to explore the Heritage Centre and see the animals. Great food and drink available. Something for everyone.

Gate sales only: Adults $10, Children free. 

Dog free park. Free paddock parking on site. ATM on-site and EFTPOS at the gate.

The fair is held subject to weather and ground conditions, and COVID-19 Alert Level 1.  Please check this page and Orton Bradley Park Facebook page for cancellation details.

Getting there

Take the ferry from Lyttelton across to Diamond Harbour, where a free shuttle will run to Orton Bradley Park and back again throughout the day. Visit the Black Cat website for ferry times and charges.

The shuttle leaves Diamond Harbour Ferry car park bound for Orton Bradley Park at 10am, 11am and then every 30 minutes. The last shuttle leaves from the ferry car park at 2.30pm. Church Bay stops available – outside Min Real Estate on the way to the park and outside On The Spot store on the way back to the ferry.

Shuttles leave Orton Bradley Park to connect with the Diamond Harbour Ferry 20 minutes before ferry sailings from 11am to 5pm.