Plan Your Stay
This year, the Festival is taking place in two of New Zealand's most vibrant cities, Auckland and Wellington. If you're coming to town for the Festival, why not check out the other stunning experiences each of these cities has to offer? Scroll down for awesome tips for those visiting Auckland and Wellington.
Plan Your Trip
Mercure Hotel Queen Street is located mere minutes away from Auckland's Aotea Arts Quarter, putting Q Theatre, The Classic, Basement Theatre, the Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre and the Herald Theatre at your front doorstep.
Downtown Auckland is full to brimming with delightful dishes from all over the world.
Whether it's an island day trip, wine tasting at a local vineyard, or hiking in the wild West Coast, there's a delicious side-dish to your comedy experience for all tastes! For more information and inspiration, check out aucklandnz.com.
Grand Mercure Wellington overlooks the busy restaurants and theatres of Cuba Quarter, making it the perfect place to rest your head after a night of comedy in our coolest little capital.
Known as New Zealand's foodie capital, Wellington is bursting with cafes, restaurants and bars offering something for everyone.
With a compact and walkable city centre, more dining options per capita than New York City, and wonderful art and cultural experiences, Wellington is sure to have something to tickle your fancy. For more information and inspiration, check out wellingtonnz.com.