Transport and Parking

Transport and Parking

On and off street car parking

  • 200 free parking spaces in the New Farm Park car park (enter from Brunswick Street). Gates open from 08:30am – 11:00pm Mon – Fri, and 06:00am – 11:00pm Sat – Sun.
  • 148 paid parking spaces in the 24/7 Powerhouse Car Park (enter from Lamington Street). Less than 30 minutes parking is always free and you can pay at the automatic pay station adjacent to the car park.
  •    Off-street parking (check signage for costs).
New Farm Park car park   
Powerhouse Car Park


Ferry terminal 

The New Farm Park ferry terminal is located at the end of Brunswick Street, and the park and Brisbane Powerhouse are within walking distance. It caters to the CityCat service running between the east and west of the city. There are shaded seating facilities and an information board at the terminal. See the schedule online at

The New Farm Park ferry terminal



New Farm Park is close to multiple bus routes which generally run regularly at 10 minute intervals.

The 196 bus, running from Fairfield to Merthyr, services three bus stops along Brunswick Street beside New Farm Park:

 Brunswick St at Sydney Street, Stop 15, New Farm


Brunswick St at Bowls Club, Stop 16, New Farm


Brunswick St at Parkview, Stop 17, New Farm


Alternatively, the Merthyr Rd at Merthyr Central, Stop 11, New Farm, just two blocks away from the park at Merthyr Village, is serviced by the 199 bus (West End to Teneriffe).


River Hub

The New Farm Park River Hub is part of Council’s River Access Network, which aims to encourage recreational and tourism activities on the river and to create new lifestyle and leisure opportunities.

The facility is able to accommodate a range of vessels and uses including:

  •   Tour boat operators to pick-up and drop-off passengers.
  •   Short-term use for recreational vessels.
  •   Short-term use for passive crafts such as kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards.
  •   Designated area for potential future water taxi pick-up and drop-off.

Users of the inner fingers of the pontoon are permitted to stay for a period of up to 2 hours bookings are not required. The inner pontoons are intended for passive and recreation craft of up to 25 tonnes.

The outer face of the outer pontoon is intended for use by commercial and tour boat vessels of up to 200 tonnes. If pre-booked, tour boat operators will be allowed to stay for a period of up to 30 minutes for pick-up and drop-off. To make a booking for a 30-minute mooring for commercial vessels or tour boat operators, complete and submit the River hub docking request application:

No overnight mooring is permitted at the hub.

Fishing is currently allowed on the river hub, however, boating activities take priority. No cast nets or crab potting activities are permitted to ensure the safety of all users.

Users of the river hub should follow signage at the pontoon.

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