Keen fishermen, boaters, four wheel drivers and outdoor lovers will be in outdoors heaven this weekend when the National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo hits the Brisbane Showgrounds from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 March.
With more than 25,000 square metres dedicated to everything outdoor related, including caravanning, camping, four wheel driving, fishing and boating, the show will boast over 180 of the biggest name exhibitors, displaying their latest products and services.
In what will be the premier outdoors event for 2015, the National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo is not to be missed, with exciting special guests and activities also providing entertainment to suit all interests.
The exciting Action Arena will return to the Brisbane Showgrounds this year, featuring record-breaking stunt rider Matt Mingay, and Matt ‘Schuie’ Schubring and his FMX Team, along with The Springs 4x4 Time Trial drivers.
In a first for the show in 2015, the Eagers Holden Colorado Proving Ground will offer visitors the rare chance to test out four wheel drive products on a specialty-built track before they purchase. There will also be four wheel drive experts on hand providing safety and recovery demonstrations, towing technique training, off-road education, and advice to ensure a risk and danger-free adventure. Special guests Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes will also make appearances at the Eagers Holden Colorado Proving Ground, signing autographs from 11:00am-12:00pm on Friday and Saturday of the show respectively.
Former rocker and host of What’s Up Down Under, Frankie J Holden will make his show debut on the Waeco Outback Stage and will be letting visitors in on his secrets to caravanning. He has also promised to belt out a few tunes across the weekend!
John ‘Roothy’ Rooth, and Jase Andrews and Simon Anderson of All 4 Adventure, will also return to the Waeco Outback Stage to tell their outdoor adventure tales.
Peter ‘Spida’ Everitt and his wife, Sheree, from The Great Australian Doorstep will host the Campfire Cooking Corner, which will deliver tips and tricks to cook gourmet meals with fresh local produce while on the road. Don’t miss out on an OzPig demonstration, fish filleting, plus much more.
The Allround Angler Fishing Stage presented by TT and Zman Lures will keep fishing and boating enthusiasts enthralled with a jam-packed schedule. Star of the iFish television programme, Paul Worsteling, will be our host for the three days, telling stories of his experiences and chatting with a range of industry experts on topics such as outdoor adventures, fishing, equipment and boating.
The little ones will be entertained with a dedicated Kids Zone, situated within the Action Arena, featuring the FMX Team signing Autographs, the Scouts showcasing a range of fun activities, Matt Mingay’s Hot Wheels Truck, and 4x4 Extreme Trucks available for viewing.
For the children there is also a Kids Marine Zone run by 2 Bent Rods in which children can enjoy marine-based activities, in addition to native animals and reptiles to get up close and personal to, and a jumping castle and loads of games for hours of entertainment.
Big name 4x4, camping, caravanning, outdoors and associated exhibitors confirmed for the show include ARB, TJM, Ironman 4x4, Opposite Lock, 4WD Supacentre and BCF – Boating Camping Fishing. They will be joined by marine exhibitors such as Allround Angler, Australian Marine Centre, Bayside Suzuki, Brisbane Marine, Cunningham Marine, and many more.
Visit www.4x4show.com.au for more information and stage and performance schedules.
Thanks to the organisers, we've got 5 x double passes to giveaway - simply email firstname.lastname@example.org before 3pm Wednesday 18 March 2015 to go in the draw.