THE National 4x4 Outdoors Show & Fishing and Boating Expo is taking place next week, August 19-21.
The Friday-to-Sunday event is jam-packed with events and festivities. It will feature some of the biggest names in the industry.
A heap of aftermarket gear will also be exhibited, so head on down for advice on how to deck your 4x4 out for a remote-area adventure.
Events include a 4WD Proving Ground, an Outback Stage, a Fishing Stage, a Campsite Cooking Corner, an Action Arena and a Kids Terrain section.
Learn the basics of four-wheel driving at the 4WD Proving Ground, with demonstrations and lessons by the team from Four Wheel Drive Victoria. Learn 4x4 recovery techniques, how to drive on sand, trip preparation and how to get the most out of your 4x4.
The Waeco Outback Stage provides the opportunity for punters to mingle with the biggest names in the 4x4 industry – including Roothy! Keen adventurers will hear interesting outback stories and get valuable camping and off-road tips from the best in the business.
Sessions will focus on touring, accommodation, wildlife, 4WD and camping.
The Fishing Stage will feature presentations by some of Australia’s best anglers, with technical tips and demonstrations on how to snap up the best fish.
Are your campsite cuisines getting a bit dull and repetitive? Then head to the Campsite Cooking Corner for tips and tricks on how to spice up your campsite meals.
For those looking for more action and adrenalin-pumping fun, the Action Arena is the place to be, with its freestyle motocross and monster trucks!
There will also be plenty of competitions running throughout the weekend, with a heap of great prizes on offer.
The event runs from 9am-6pm on Friday and Saturday and 9am to 5pm on Sunday.
Entry prices are: Adults $18; Pensioners $13; and Kids under 15 are admitted free of charge. There is also an Adult two-day pass for $30.
For the red carpet treatment and to save some coin, get your tickets online and use the discount code: AUSTRALIA. Get the tickets here!
The event is held at the Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale.
For more info and to get tickets head to the National 4x4 Outdoors Show website.