Getting there

Kaleidoscope festival takes place in various locations including Joondalup City Centre and ECU Joondalup Campus.





Central Park is located approximately 600 metres from the Joondalup Train Station on the Joondalup line running south to Perth and north to Butler or Clarkson. The Joondalup train station has step free access.

The City Centre is also serviced by a variety of other bus and CAT bus routes. To plan your journey visit Transperth Journey Planner 

For information on Joondalup CAT (Central Area Transit) bus, local bus routes and taxis please see the City of Joondalup’s website



There is plenty of parking in the City of Joondalup city centre. Parking in the Joondalup City Centre is free on weekends. There is no dedicated parking provided for this event, including dedicated accessible parking.

Nearby parking options are listed below, please see the City of Joondalup City Centre Travel and Parking Options Map available here for more details.

* McLarty Avenue Car Park
* Reid Promenade Multi Storey Car Park which will be open for extended hours as below:

  • ​Thursday 10 November, 6.00am – 11.00pm
  • Friday 11 November, 6.00am – midnight
  • Saturday 12 November, 5.00pm – midnight
  • Sunday 13 November, 5.00pm to 11.00pm

* Davidson Terrace Car Park
* Central Park West Car Park
* Collier Pass Car Park



There are a number of ways you can get to ECU Joondalup Campus.


The nearest station is Joondalup, on the Perth-Joondalup line. The station is an eight minute walk from campus. Alternatively, Transperth operates a free CAT bus service from Joondalup train station, stopping at the library (building 31), student housing and the Police Academy shared road. For detailed train timetables, see the Transperth website.


Free parking is available in designated areas for motorcycles and scooters.


The Joondalup Campus is situated at the intersection of Joondalup Drive and Grand Boulevard. If travelling to ECU via the Mitchell Freeway, take the Hodges Drive exit. Visitors can park in areas marked 'Visitor Parking' and purchase a ticket at one of our ticket vending machines located in the parking area. Visitor parking areas are shown in the ECU Joondalup Campus map available here




Accessibility Information 

Find out all you need to enjoy your visit right here, but remember that if you have any questions or need assistance at any time, just find one of our friendly event staff who will be happy to help, or contact the event team in advance on the contact details below.

Contact details for all access enquiries

Ali McLean

Project Manager

Mellen Events


P: 08 9383 3534

Access around the venue

Kaleidoscope festival takes place in a variety of locations around the Joondalup City Centre, these include the car parks located in front of the Joondalup Library, Civic Centre, Administration Building and Joondalup Lotteries House located on Boas Avenue, as well as the footpaths, grassed lawns and parkland paths leading to and including Central Park near Grand Boulevard.


Joondalup City Centre is accessible by multiple public transport and parking options as described in detail below.

The event does not have a specific entrance or approach point, easily accessible entrances to the event can be found in multiple locations depending on which direction you are approaching from and mode of transport used.

Inside the event venue

The event takes place in a variety of spaces mainly involving car parks, grassed areas, public footpaths, and external building corridors. All of the event spaces are accessible by wheelchairs. Some of the event takes place on the car park which has a slight gradient. There are some kerbs, clear routes will be left around kerb areas in order to access the event facilities.

Installations and experiences near the Joondalup Public Library and Civic Centre Buildings take place on the upper first floor corridor and surrounds. Access to the upper level corridor and surrounds is by ramp which starts near the Administration Building.


Parking is located nearby, information on parking in Joondalup City Centre is available here. Please note that the ‘Central Walk Car Park’ located near Boas Ave and Davidson Terrace will be closed as it forms part of the event venue. Information on City of Joondalup Parking for People with Disabilities is available here.

Local public transport

The event venue is located approximately 600 metres from the Joondalup Train Station on the Joondalup line running south to Perth and north to Butler or Clarkson. The Joondalup train station has step free access.

The City Centre is also serviced by a variety of other bus and CAT bus routes. Information on Transportation is available here.

Personal Assistant Tickets

Entrance to the event is free for all and no tickets are required.

Areas with restricted access

Some of the exhibitions at the event cannot be entered with a wheelchair due to the delicate materials used in their construction. These are the large inflatable sculptures with internal activity areas and the small camping style tents. Entrance is possible either on foot, or by being helped or lifted in to the space. The Mechatron Virtual Reality experience is a seated moving virtual reality experience and has an age and height restriction.

Accessible toilets

Accessible toilets will be located at four locations around the event site and will be clearly signed.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are allowed at the event. Please ensure dogs are on a lead at all times and that you clean up after your dog and dispose of dog waste appropriately. Pet dogs are strictly not allowed at the event.

Audio Descriptions

Audio Descriptions are available for for people who are blind or vision impaired through DADAA on Saturday 12 November. To book, contact Jacqueline Homer at or on 9430 6616 or 0400 111 018. 

Strobe lighting

Exhibitions and installations at the event may contain strobe lighting.