Motorcycle and scooter parking

There is free motorcycle and scooter parking available in the central city – look out for signs with a motorcycle icon.

Where you can park

It's free to park your motorcycle in a motorcycle parking space. Some have time restrictions – check the signs for more information.

Motorcycle and scooter parking map (914KB PDF)

Parking buildings

Some Council-owned central city car park areas have motorcycle and scooter parking areas. 

Council-owned car park buildings and areas

Where you can't park

You can't park:

  • in any on-street Pay by Space park, unless it has been set aside for motorcycles (see Wellington Consolidated Bylaw 2008 – Part 7, 6.5)
  • on footpaths
  • at the ends of parallel parks
  • by pedestrian crossings.

Illegally parked motorcycles and scooters will be ticketed.

Need help?

You can phone our Contact Centre any time on 04 499 4444 or email