Things to Do During the Brisbane Boat Show

Brisbane BoatBoating enthusiasts across Australia have many events to choose from, but there is one particular event they look forward to the most. The Brisbane Boat Show is a major event, and this year, they are celebrating 54 years of showcasing the best in the boating industry. The same event also showcases some of the best innovations Queensland has to offer.

This year’s show will take place from September 12 to 15, 2014, and there are many fun and exciting activities lined up. Here’s a quick guide to what you need to know if you are planning to attend this year’s event.

Take the Trip

Plan your vacation as early as now to make the best out of the activities in the upcoming boat show. Find hotels near the RNA Showgrounds where the show will take place and book your stay beforehand as rooms are always in demand. The Showgrounds is now better than ever with its new facilities because of recent redevelopments.


This year, the Brisbane Boat Show is partnering up with the Australian Fishing Tackle Association (AFTA). In the second level of the boat show, there will be a Keep Australian Fishing Tackle precinct to promote the affiliate’s programs.

Beginner’s Luck

Get into boating with the information zone for beginners. Experts will be available to assist beginners who wish to know more about the basics of boating.
What’s Your Boat Worth?

The event’s organizers, Marine Queensland, has teamed up with independent boat brokers to provide free valuation services to help you determine precisely how much your boat is worth.

Kids Zone

You can take your kids with you, as there are also events lined up for them. Cast Netting, Big Kahuna, Mechanical Surfboard, Shark Inflatable Slide, and Yabbie Fishing are just some of the activities your kids can enjoy while you go see the boat exhibition.

The event will have live entertainment, relaxing bars, boating clubs and marinas, bream weigh-in, and other fun and educational activities. Get into boating by treating the boat enthusiast in you this coming September. Make sure to plan ahead so you can enjoy as many activities as possible.

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