The National 4×4 Outdoors Show returns to the Brisbane Showgrounds from 18 to 20 March with its largest-ever display of the best from Australia’s favourite pastimes.
Combining the top products from the 4×4 aftermarket to the latest in campers, caravans and accessories, outdoor adventure, tourism and apparel, the event will also feature a host of live entertainment, informative presentations and interactive displays.
“With Australians continuing to look to holiday locally, the National 4×4 Outdoors Show is once again shaping up to be the largest local gathering of the industry,” said event director, Jon Perry.
“Despite the pandemic impacting last year’s Show, by many measures, it was our biggest ever event, and in response, we have grown the footprint of the site this year to include an all-new building.
“Alongside this, the Show has continued to evolve, with a concerted focus on educating and informing visitors, presenting value for both people new to the outdoors world, as well as experienced veterans.
“In addition to the wide range of tips, advice and insider hacks, there will be thousands of the latest products on display, with the usual complement of show-only specials and bargains.”
A crowd favourite, The Outback Stage returns, playing host to the finest and funniest personalities and celebrities from the outdoors lifestyle.
Currently scheduled presenters include Jase Andrews and Simon Anderson from All 4 Adventure, Graham and Shauno from 4WD 24-7, Pat Callinan, Sam Eyles from Built not Bought, Jamie Hazelden and Jess Edwards from the Off Road Adventure Show, Matt Baker from The Explorer Life, and Barney Lewis from Legendex.
The Action Arena is one of the longest-running highlights of the 4×4 Show, with non-stop thrills and spills served up by the nation’s leading daredevils.
A new addition is the Offroad Hotel, with smoked BBQ treats served with a side of live music and great comedians, another fresh innovation set to feature demonstration sessions focussed on camping and outdoor activities.
The Bushcraft Zone is also slated to debut, with visitors able to learn the fundamentals of wilderness skills, ensuring your next trip to the bush is a success.
Also new, Garage Talks, will focus on the essentials of going four-wheel driving, including trip preparation, towing, safety, terrain, electronics, tyres and more.
Additionally, the 2022 Camper Trailer of the Year Awards will be presented at the 4×4 Show for the first time, with a range of categories to be recognised.
Luke’s Reptile Kingdom returns, with the public able to get hands-on with a wide variety of fascinating reptiles, while also learning about important snake safety tips.
Another returning attraction for its second year is the Show N Shine, with a wide assortment of rigs battling for honours in a host of different categories.
Tickets for the National 4×4 Outdoors Show are only available online, and are sold for dedicated entry times on each of the three days of the event.
Two-day bundle tickets for Friday and Saturday or Sunday are also available, with children under 16 years admitted free by pre-registration.
To comply with current Queensland Health regulations, all attendees aged 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated or able to provide a medical exemption, with face masks to be worn while visiting indoor portions of the show.