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Bondi Festival is working to make our Festival inclusive for everyone.

Details of inclusive and accessible performances are available on each of the event pages. This includes: Auslan Interpreted Events, Assistive Listening Systems, Visual Ratings, Hearing and Sight No Obstacle events. Below outlines all the ways in which Bondi Festival is accessible for our guests.


For any questions regarding accessibility at Bondi Festival please email
We will get back to you within 72 hours. Please tell us your number if you prefer to be contacted by phone.


We would love your feedback to help us make our program and services even more inclusive. Please contact us at if you have any queries or suggestions regarding accessibility at Bondi Festival.


Bondi Festival is held within a number of venues within our Bondi Beach precinct. Accessibility varies from venue to venue. If you have any questions about physical access or would like more information, please call us on +61 475 788 967 or email us at We will endeavour to get back to you within 72 hours. Please provide your number if you prefer to be contacted by phone.

Bondi Pavilion
There are two entrances to Bondi Pavilion including entry via Bondi Beach front and Campbell Parade, both providing accessible entrances. You can find ramp access with mobility parking spaces at the front and rear of the building. There are two floors, the ground floor has full access with a lift to level 1 where you can find the bar, Theatre and Seagull Rooms. Accessible amenities are located on both the ground floor and level 1.

Bondi Festival Ice Rink
The path to the Bondi Festival Ice Rink is wheelchair accessible. There is a single step inside the marquee and a small ramp with a single step/lip onto the ice. Wheelchairs are permitted on the Ice Rink.

Bondi Vista Ferris Wheel
The path to the Bondi Vista Ferris Wheel is wheelchair accessible, however, due to steps up to the deck, the Bondi Vista Ferris Wheel is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Badlambs Barbershop
Badlambs Barbershop has one step up from the footpath. Please note, there is no accessible toilet and no accessible parking available at the venue.

The best parking for Badlambs Barbershop is on Roscoe St, Curlewis St or at the Pacific Bondi Car Park (152 Curlewis St) – approx. 300m from the venue. The closest mobility parking spot is at 71 Curlewis St, approx. 80m from the venue.

Native Drops
Native Drops has wheelchair access into the venue. Please note, there is limited access to the toilet for wheelchair users and no accessible parking available at the venue. There is a Wilson Parking garage approximately 190 metres from 61 – 79 Hall Street to Shop 7, 19 O’Brien Street. There is on street parking on side streets close to Native Drops.  


Bondi Festival supports the Companion Card program. For patrons who require the assistance of a companion or carer, a second ticket is issued at no cost to the Companion Card holder. For Companion Card tickets please email with your details and the second ticket will be issued. The Companion Card holder must present their card at the Box Office.


Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and assistance animals are welcome at all Bondi Festival events and venues.



Seating is unreserved and audience members will be seated alongside each other. Our venues will provide hand sanitiser for guests. We encourage the use of masks and to use social distancing where the opportunity allows. If you are feeling unwell and have any symptoms at all we strong suggest that you do not attend public events for community safety.

We encourage you to consider your comfort levels before attending.



  • Mobility parking bays are located on Queen Elizabeth Drive, near Bondi Pavilion and Ramsgate Ave
  • Bus stops on Campbell Parade are located near all Festival venues
  • 333 buses are accessible and frequently run between the city and Bondi Beach.


Accessible toilets, ambulant toilets and an adult changing facility are located near to Bondi Pavilion, accessible from Queen Elizabeth Drive. Please note that some of our venues outside of Bondi Pavilion have limited or no access to accessible bathrooms. Please get in touch with our dedicated team should you have any questions at




Where this symbol is displayed, one or more sessions will be Auslan interpreted. Auslan interpreted performances are for audiences who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing and use Australian Sign Language (Auslan). Experienced Auslan theatre interpreters stand to the side of the stage and interpret dialogue and any text into Auslan, signing live. Audiences requiring this service are seated in the section closest to the interpreter to ensure good sightlines. Check the Accessibility section on each event page for dates of Auslan interpreted sessions. Tickets for Auslan interpreted events can be purchased through the Bondi Festival website.

Auslan Interpreted Performances:

Queer Powerpoint


If you would like more information, please email or call us on +61 475 788 967



A Hearing Loop emits a wireless signal, for those with a hear aid or cochlear implant processor can switch to the T Switch to receive this signal. Hearing Loop is available in the Theatre of the Bondi Pavillion.

Hearing Loop Events/Performance:

Proud Proud Woman: A Ruby Hunter Tribute

Burnout Paradise

Blood On The Clocktower: Live!


Audio is fed through a FM transmitter which is picked up by a receiver. Bondi Festival staff will be available for guests to request a receiver and headset for the Seagull and Yalagang Room. Please enquire at the Box Office on the Ground Floor of the Bondi Pavillion regarding this service, there is a limited number of devices available per show, if you would like to call in advance or enquire about this service, please contact the Bondi Festival team at or call +61 475 788 967. We will respond within 72 hours.

FM Transmitter Events/Performances:


Queer PowerPoint


These events indicate that audiences can understand and engage with the event/performance without a comprehensive understanding of the English Language, if Deaf & Hard of Hearing, or Visually Impaired. Please note, these classifications are subjective.

Hearing No Obstacle Events/Performances:

Waverley Art Prize Exhibition

Bondi Vista Ferris Wheel

Bondi Festival Ice Rink 

Gould St Street Party 

Sight No Obstacle Events/Performances:

Karaoke with Natali Caro (& Friends)

Proud Proud Woman: A Ruby Hunter Tribute

Language No Obstacle Events/Performances:

Waverley Art Prize Exhibition

Bondi Vista Ferris Wheel

Bondi Festival Ice Rink 

Gould St Street Party

If you would like more information, please email or call us on +61 475 788 967.

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