Race day is what it is all about

Each year there is a Dragonboat Festival held in Wellington. Teams from all over Australasia come to compete making it a full-on, fun and super exciting day.

Wellington Dragonboat Festival 2020

Harbour Fun Day: Saturday 8 February 2020

Race Day: Saturday 7th March 2020

More information can be found here at the Festival website.

Wellington Dragon Boat Restival

What to bring:

Make sure you check the weather forecast before and on the morning of race day. We all know Wellington can change its mind like a coin toss and the clothes that you bring will have a big impact on your enjoyment of the day.

  • Sunblock
  • Hat
  • Change(s) of clothing
  • Wind jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Lunch
  • Water

Make sure you check the weather forecast before and on the morning of race day. We all know Wellington can change its mind like a coin toss and the clothes that you bring will have a big impact on your enjoyment of the day.

Always bring
  • Sunblock
  • Hat
  • Change(s) of clothing
  • Wind jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Lunch
  • Water
Bad weather race day
  • Warm socks
  • Proly props
  • More proly props
  • Beanie or woollen hat
  • Warm jacket
  • Spare clothes for between races
  • Extra shoes – it can get very muddly
Good weather race day
  • Jandals
  • Extra Water
  • Extra Sunblock
  • Something to give you shade