Introduction

The Cloud is a unique, modern structure that has quickly become a landmark along Auckland’s waterfront. Designed by Jasmax, The Cloud reflects Aotearoa, Land of the Long White Cloud. It was erected as a temporary structure to accommodate an inner-city fan zone during Rugby World Cup 2011, and has since won a place in the hearts of Aucklanders and visitors alike.

At almost 180m long, the pillar-less exhibition floor can accommodate 120 3x3m booths, 900 people for a seated dinner, 4500 guests for cocktails and works exceptionally well for large scale events.

The Mezzanine room at the northern end of The Cloud is a beautiful room for 200 guests for a meal with unparalleled view of the sea.  It is the perfect location for cocktail parties, meetings, receptions, dinners and weddings.

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Rooms

Capacities

Venue / room capacity
TheatreTheatre
ClassroomClassroom
U ShapeU-Shape
CabaretCabaret
BanquetBanquet
CocktailCocktail
BoardroomBoardroom
The Cloud
2218
1750
4000
Exhibition Floor
Size: 2697m²
Ceiling height:
TheatreTheatre
2218
ClassroomClassroom
U ShapeU-Shape
CabaretCabaret
BanquetBanquet
1750
CocktailCocktail
4000
BoardroomBoardroom
Size
2697m²
Ceiling height
Lower Mezzanine
Size: 228m²
Ceiling height: 2.8m
TheatreTheatre
100
ClassroomClassroom
U ShapeU-Shape
CabaretCabaret
BanquetBanquet
100
CocktailCocktail
4000
BoardroomBoardroom
Size
228m²
Ceiling height
2.8m
Upper Mezzanine
Size: 444m²
Ceiling height:
TheatreTheatre
230
ClassroomClassroom
U ShapeU-Shape
CabaretCabaret
BanquetBanquet
190
CocktailCocktail
230
BoardroomBoardroom
Size
444m²
Ceiling height

Location

Location

Conveniently located next to the ferry terminal and opposite Britomart Transport Centre, The Cloud is easily accessible to all visitors. In the heart of the Auckland CBD, it is walking distance from countless hotels, shopping and dining options.

Parking

There is no public parking on Queens Wharf. There are a limited number of parking spaces available to event organisers. Public parking is available at Britomart and Downtown carparks. 

Accommodation

This venue is located in central Auckland and has a large range of accommodation options in close proximity including Grand Millennium, Heritage Auckland and CityLife Auckland.