This boating show is South Australia's most comprehensive recreational boating show and there is something for everyone, no matter what you and your family are into. I know from previous experience of attending the last few shows, there is so much on offer that you won't know where to begin!
From kayaks, paddle boards and inflatables, to fishing tinnies, offshore boats, jet skis and ski boats, you'll need a whole day just to wander around and that's not even mentioning all the accessories and new technology that will be on offer.
Big kids and little kids will love everything on show!
If it is your first time at looking to buy a boat there is the My First Boat area, where you can get some great basic boat buying tips and find out how to make the most of your time at the Boat Show. There will also be an opportunity to attend a boat licence information session, then sit the exam to gain your boat licence straight away.
If you're into fishing, you'll love the interactive and entertaining fishing stage where there are lots of tips and tricks to ensure your fishing is even more enjoyable and successful! There will be loads of suppliers set up to offer the latest products and give advice on the type of fishing you are doing.
Learn new fishing tips and tricks at the interactive fishing stage
Make the most of the outdoors being in the warm indoors and try a new watercraft in the giant 130,000 cubic metre blow up lake! This is a great way to try something new such as paddle kayaking or paddle boarding in a safe environment and is fun for kids and big kids throughout the day. Catch the different demonstrations from the experts who make it look easy and have your phone camera ready for those big splashes!
Safety is always a big feature at Boat Show events and it's a great time to learn or refresh your knowledge for when you are out on the water. South Australian government services and regulators will be available throughout the show, so you can find out how to keep yourself and your family safe. From learning about the new lifejacket regulations in South Australia, to learning how an EPIRB works, this is the place to get all the real boating advice and guidance you need in a relaxed environment.
The show is a great place to learn more about safety out on the water
Boating is a great lifestyle with time to relax with family and friends, gets you back in touch with nature and the Boat Show will highlight how easy and affordable it is. The hardest bit will be deciding whether to get the credit card out or not!