Probably the only festival in New Zealand where you can watch acts from the comfort of your own boat.
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The now-annual Splore festival is scheduled to take place over three days from February 20-22 in the pristine Tapapakanga Regional Park - an easy 70km drive out of Auckland.
As well as encouraging creative expression and sustainability, the festival gets extra brownie points for allowing attendees to get hitched on-sight and have a dip in the ocean while watching DJs and party bands take the stage.
So much to do and see, check out the lineup below, and hit up our guide to Splore here.
Full lineup includes:
Roy Ayres (USA), Kid Koala (Canada), Acid Pauli and NU (Germany), Mr Scruff (UK), Deltron 3030 (USA), Tinashe (USA), The Cat Empire (Australia), The Correspondents (UK), Lunice (Canada), Trinity Roots (NZ), YT (UK), Phoenix Foundation (NZ), Azizi Gibson (USA), Rodney P (UK), Lee Coombes (UK), Earl Gateshead (UK), Alti Fidelidade (Brazil), Jason Eli featuring Basement Jaxx’ Sharlene Hector (UK), Dr Cat (UK), Weird Together (NZ), Filastine (Spain), J Star (UK), Slynk (Australlia), SJD (NZ), HEAVY (NZ), Kamandi (NZ), Bulletproof (NZ), Labretta Suede and the Motel 6 (NZ), Race Banyon (NZ), Samuel Truth (NZ), Latin Aotearoa (Brazil / NZ), Tali (NZ), Aroha (NZ), Guy Johnson (UK/NZ), Pippin (India), Wellington Sea Shanty Society (NZ), Hipstamatics (NZ), Kev Fresh (NZ), DJ Hudge (NZ), KXGVXN (NZ), Play DJs (NZ), Yoga Rhythms (NZ), Dan Aux (NZ), Ahoribuzz (NZ), Strom Brothers (NZ), Rio Hunuki-Hemopo (NZ), The Nukes (NZ), Randomplay (NZ), Chica Lorica (NZ), Adam O (NZ), The Funk Ferret (NZ), Fuzzbox (NZ), Amandamania (NZ), Dylan C (NZ), Mr Big Stuff (NZ), Sal Valentine (NZ), R.I.A. (NZ), The Darstardly Bounder (NZ)