Driving Instructions

Agfest Site - Quercus Park, 415 Oaks Road Carrick, Tasmania 7291

How to get to the Agfest Site- before 2.30pm

Travelling to Agfest is easy and there will be plenty of signage to assist patrons.

FROM LAUNCESTON - head towards Devonport on the Bass Highway (1), 22kms from Launceston, turn into Oaks Road (C511) at the Liffy Falls Exit.

FROM DEVONPORT - head towards Launceston on the Bass Highway (1). Approximately 7kms past the Hagley by-pass, turn right into Oaks Road (C511) at the Liffey Falls Exit.

FROM HOBART - Follow the Midlands Highway (1) to Perth, turn left onto (B52) and continue for 13kms and turn left onto the Bass Highway (1). Travel approx 4kms and turn left onto Oaks Road (C511) at the Liffey Falls Exit.

The Liffey Falls Exit on the Bass Highway is marked with large yellow AGFEST directionals Signage.

How to get to the Agfest after 2.30pm

During the hours of 2.30pm until 6.00pm, Agfest cannot be accessed from the Bass Highway due to both lanes of Oaks Road being used for outbound exiting traffic only. If you plan on visiting Agfest after 2.30pm please follow these alternative routes:

FROM LAUNCESTON- Head towards Longford. Just past Longford, follow (C518), (C513) and (C511) through Bishopsbourne.

FROM DEVONPORT - head towards Launceston on the Bass Highway (1). Prior to Hagley, turn onto (B54) travel through Hagley and Whitemore using (B54), (C507) and (C511).

FROM HOBART - Follow the Midlands Highway (1) to Longford. Just past Longford, follow (C518), (C513) and (C511) through Bishopsbourne.

The routes via Hagley, Whitemore and Bishopsbourne are marked with AGFEST direction signage.

 

Leaving to go home

Between 7:30am and 12:00, exiting the site is via South Exit Gate only.

Between 12:00pm and 2:30pm, exit the site via the route you came in.

Planning to travel in a different direction on leaving Agfest?

If you would like to travel in a differnt direction upon leaving Agfest, you need to come to Agfest via Carrick. Road to Agfest via Carrick will be sign posted.

For example, if you are travelling from Penguin on Thursday and have accommodation in Launceston that night, you will need to travel to Agfest via Carrick. On Friday, you will need to travel from Launceston to Agfest again via Carrick. On leaving Agfest you will travel to Penguin via Carrick.

Please note, if you find yourself travelling in the wrong direction after leaving the Agfest site, there are U-Turn facilities at Hagley and the Hobart off ramps that can be used. It is advised that you do not attempt a U-Turn on the Bass Highway.

Key Points for all Patrons

To facilitate efficient traffic flow the Agfets traffic management system is designed so that vehicles travelling via differnt directions are parked in seperate areas.

  • Cars traveling from Hobart and Launceston via the Bass Highway are directed to the East Carpark.
  • Cars traveling from Hobart, Launceston and the North West via Carrick are directed to the North Carpark.
  • Cars traveling from the North West via the Bass Highway are directed to the South Carpark.

It is important to note that the Agfest traffic management system is designed so that patrons leave in the same direction as they came. For example, if you came from the North West, the the roads out of Agfest will lead back to the North West.

If you enter the site via Carrick and the Meander Valley Highway, you will have a choice to travel to the South, North or NorthWest at Carrick on your return home. Entering Agfest via Carrick and the Meander Valley Highway enables you to depart Agfest in a differnt direction to the direction you came in.

Once off the Agfest site, lane changed are strictly prohibited on Oaks Road. This mean all patrons traveling home will not be able to change the direction of which they are traveling once on Oaks Road. It is highly recommended that patrons plan their trip to ensure they are on the right road to get home.

Tasmanian Police will be present on Oaks Road during the event.

Parking

All patron car parking is free at Agfest. If you are approached and asked to pay for parking, please report this at the ticket box.

Parking for patrons with disabilities is located close to the main entrances to the site. Patrons must display a valid diabled parking permit to park in these areas. Once off Oaks Road, simply follow the blue direction signage or ask one of our carpark attendant's directions.

Designed motorbike parking is also located close to the main entrances on the site.