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National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo

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If you love the great outdoor, then the National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo is the place for you. Held over three big days from Friday 16 August to Sunday 18 August 2019, there is everything there to inspire you to start planning your next big adventure.



With over 200 leading outdoor lifestyle brands and retailers showcasing thousands of products including off-road camper trailers, caravans and tents, new model 4WDs and accessories, camping gear, fishing gear and loads more, you'll be ready to go.

Bargain hunters can download here a copy of the Bargain Hunter's Guide, a 40-page catalogue featuring just some of the hundreds of deals available. With specials only available at the show, you'll be able to save up to 50 percent from some exhibitors.

National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo
For all your shopping bargains


Up on the WAECO CFX Outback Stage, plenty of entertainment and education will be provided by some of Australia's favourite television personalities including Jamie, Alicia & friends (Offroad Adventure Show), Jase (All 4 Adventure), Pat Callinan (Pat Callinan's 4X4 Adventures) and Shauno & Graham (4WD Action) as well as new faces, Barney Lewis and Matt Baker.

National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo
Hear from the experts


Once you've got all the equipment to catch your dinner, head over to the Catch & Cook Stage where experts will be providing their tips and tricks on catching and cooking your fish.



The Proving Ground is a purpose built track, where you can practice and learn how to get the most our of your 4x4. The team will lead you through a range of tips and techniques to make your next 4WDing adventure a success. Demonstrations will be held throughout the and the team will be on hand to answer any 4WD questions you may have. Take a drive on a variety of surfaces and you'll be driving like a pro in no time.

National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo
Test your skills on the Proving Ground


Over at he Action Arena, the action is bigger and better than ever. With plenty of sessions throughout the 3 days, it's great entertainment for kids of all ages. Watch the gravity defying jumps and tricks as trucks and bikes fly through the air amazing audiences. All Wheels Entertainment will run a quad demonstration/gymkhana event with both kids and seniors competing against each other. The kids are quick, but the seniors have more experience - so who will win?

One of the most popular sessions on at the Action Arena, will be The Hot Wheels Stunt Team, now the biggest Stunt Team in the world. Australia's number 1 Stuntman, Matt Mingay with his 11 year old son "Madzy Evel" will compete in a best of 3 races shootout. Watch as they tear around the course flying over ramps in the hopes of being the first to collect the checkered flag and be declared the winner.

National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo
World Champions


The Monster Trucks are bringing the circus to town, with their Monster Circus. The show will also feature the Monster Ball, whilst the Monster Jeep and Monster Truck will wheelie their way on to the ground.

For the kids, there will be their own adventure area over at Kids' Terrain. There will be a range of rides and attractions, to entertain them while you grab a coffee and take a break.

Plenty of food and beverage options will be available to keep you going through a full day.

A copy of this year's show guide can be found here and includes a show map, timetable for the various stages/shows and an exhibitor list. Ticket for the show can be purchased online and are as follows:

Adults: $19.00
Adults 2 day pass: $30.00
Pensioners: $14
Children 15 and under: Free

The National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo is on at the Showgrounds located just north of the Melbourne CBD in the suburb of Ascot Vale. Ample parking is available (flat rate $20) at Flemington Racecourse with free shuttle buses running to the showgrounds. Public transport is also available close by. More information can be found here.
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Why? All the gear for your next family adventure
When: Friday 16 to Sunday 18 August 2019
Phone: (03) 9321 6755
Where: Melbourne Showgrounds Epsom Road, Ascot Vale Victoria 3032
Cost: Adults $19, Pensioners $14 Children 15 and under Free
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