What is the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop?
The Caroline Bay Rock and Hop is organised by a committee on behalf of The Hospice South Canterbury and is a Show for all cars, caravans and motorbikes from modern to vintage, from classic to muscle, from Japanese to English this show is for everyone. Along with the show there is a Nostalgia theme that celebrates the best of the 50’s & 60’s. Everyone is encouraged to dress in the 50’s and 60’s style and have a celebration with us.
When is the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop?
The Rock and Hop will be on every third weekend in March, the next event is 18,19,20,21 March 2021
Where is the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop?
The Rock and Hop is held in the lovely town of Timaru in South Canterbury, down at the “Jewel in the Crown” Caroline Bay.
What does it cost to come to the Rock and Hop Gala Day?
If you have a vehicle and want to take part in all of the cruises and the Show and Shine Competition the cost is $40 per car,caravan and $35 per motorbike. Entry to the Gala Day is by donation to our local Hospice for the general public. This event costs alot to put on so please be generous to our Hospice.
Can I apply to bring my car to the Rock and Hop?
Yes – any car can apply to come to the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop. Entry is by registration only and is a cost of $40. Space is limited and vehicle sites usually sell out so we don't recommend waiting to register on the day. All funds raised from this event go directly to Hospice South Canterbury.
So can I just turn up with my car?
We will only have registrations on the day if we do not sell out beforehand. In the past registrations have sold out by February so we don't recommend waiting until the day of the event.
How do I enter my vehicle?
Car, Caravan and Motorbike entrants need to register and pay an entry fee BEFORE they can enter the Rock and Hop. This can be done via the website www.carolinebayrockandhop.co.nz or can be done through contacting Hospice South Canterbury on 03 687 7670
Do I have to wear a motorcylcle helmet at the Caroline Bay Rock and Hop?
Yes on all open roads.
Can I have a trade stall at the Gala Day
What are the TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Do I need to bring my printed ticket
Yes please. All tickets have a unique code and this needs to be shown to gain entry. If you have lost or forgotten your ticket you need to contact us on 03 687 7679 to organise a re issue.
What is the refund policy?
I am sorry but there will be a No Refunds Policy. You are welcome to swap/trade your tickets with someone else, however we do need the details of the new owner to enable us to get them through the entrance.