Arrival & Entry
When you arrive at Wildlands, head to the main gate with your ID in hand and your ticket ready to be shown to our gate staff. Bag checks and wristbanding will also take place here. To get you and your crew in as quickly as possible, we recommend saving a high quality screenshot of your ticket ahead of time or save the file to your phone!
Wildlands will only accept valid, current forms of identification under South Australian law. These include:
- A photo identification card (for example, a Proof of Age card or Australia Post Keypass identity card)
- Australian driver licence or learner permit
- Foreign driver licence
UNDER 18S YOUTH POLICY
Wildlands Adelaide is a 16+ event! All patrons under the age of 18 must present valid photo ID on arrival to enter the event.
Wildlands will only accept valid, current forms of identification under South Australian Law. These include:
- A photo identification card (for example, Proof of Age Card or Australia Post Keycard identity card)
- Australian driver licence or learner permit
- Foreign driver license
- Australian birth certificate
Please note, minors will be closely monitored throughout the duration of the event with RSA and security presence. There will also be additional roving crowd care for supervision of minors present.
The easiest and safest way to get to Wildlands is via public transport.
Mile End Station is located a short distance from the event, and is a 3 minute walk away.
Multiple bus routes service the event, with stops on West Terrace and Sir Donald Bradman Drive being the closest to Ellis Park.
If you are arriving via tram, the closest stop is Royal Adelaide Hospital which is a 10 minute walk away from the venue.
You can use the Journey Planner on the Adelaide Metro website here to map out your route!
Planning on catching a taxi or using a rideshare service? There will be a dedicated dropoff point on Sir Donald Bradman Drive - please direct your driver here!
Not only will this be the most convenient location for you to access the event, but it is also safer than navigating through the traffic on foot to get to the event entrance.
Planning on driving to Wildlands? Street parking may be limited and metered in surrounding areas - we recommend paying close attention to street signs when parking your vehicle to ensure you are permitted to park for the duration of the event.
If you are driving to the event please ensure you have arranged a designated driver ahead of time.
Grapevine will be selling return bus tickets, departing from Federation Square, Ringwood Station, Frankston Station and Geelong Station.
All buses depart towards Grapevine from your selected location at your selected departure time.
All buses depart from the event back to your selected departure location as they fill up if you'd like to leave early or else at the end of the event from 10pm.
For more info about buses including pricing and departure times click here.
Many partygoers organise a party bus / private van. If you intend on doing this, you will need to purchase a party bus / private van pass. Only one pass is needed per vehicle. Head to the main ticketing page to purchase.
It is also possible to drive in your own car to the festival. There will be free parking available on site.
There will also be designated pickup and drop off zones.
If you plan on traveling by Taxi or Uber, please remain in your vehicle until you arrive at, the designated drop off zone.
It is recommended that you have another form of transport organised for the end of event. Due to the location of Grapevine, there will not be many taxis/Ubers available.
What to Bring
To prepare for your wild expedition, we’ve got you covered with our Wildlands checklist:
- Valid identification/proof of age
- Cash and cards
- Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat
- A jacket or jumper to keep you warm when the sun goes down
- Reusable water bottle
- A pair of comfortable shoes
Bags will be checked on arrival! Please ensure you have read the below list as banned items will be confiscated if found in your possession.
- Glass (this includes perfume and handheld mirrors)
- Hydration packs/bladders
- Skateboards, roller skates and rollerblades
- Fireworks and flares
- Professional recording devices and cameras with detachable lenses
- Bags larger than an A4 sheet of paper
- Camping chairs and tables
- Illegal drugs and weapons
Please note, bags larger than an A4 sheet of paper will not be permitted entry into the event. There is no cloaking available at Wildlands.
Wildlands strives towards inclusivity and ensuring our events are accessible for all!
Ellis Park has predominantly flat surfaces, however the event is set upon a grass surface and may be challenging to navigate - particularly in bad weather.
Wildlands has put provisions in place to best accommodate people with accessibility requirements. For more information regarding accessibility at the event, please reach out to us at email@example.com.
Companion Card Tickets
Wildlands accepts Companion Cards, and you don’t need to contact us ahead of time to arrange a ticket!
The person attending Wildlands who holds a Companion Card will need to purchase a ticket to the event. On event day, head to the Box Office at the front entry gate where our team will view your the ticket and Companion Card. Once this is complete, your support worker will be provided with accreditation to enter the event and you’ll both be able to enter the festival!
Join The Team
If you would like to join the Wildlands team, we will be recruiting for the following roles:
- Box Office
- Crowd Care
Sign up to our Rosterfy Staff Registration now to be the first to know when applications are open!
Please note, we don’t hire bar staff for Wildlands.
Thank you for your interest in being a food vendor at Wildlands! Please complete this form to apply for a catering site.
Lost & Found
If you have lost an item at Wildlands or have taken home an item that may not belong to you, reach out to us via firstname.lastname@example.org - we’ll do our best to assist!
Food & Drink
Our bars will be stocked with popular alcoholic and non-alcoholic options with something to suit everybody.
There will also be a range of delicious food options available, catering to most preferences and dietary requirements.
Water stations will be located around the venue. We strongly recommend bringing a reusable water bottle so you can fill up and stay hydrated throughout the day!
If you have any specific questions regarding our food and drink offerings, please reach out to us at email@example.com.
Set times will be revealed closer to the date - check back here soon! Keep an eye on our socials for updates!