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Brisbane Boat Show: Your door onto the water

Brisbane Boat Show: Your door onto the water

The Brisbane Boat Show has served Australia’s largest boating population well for over 50 years. But organisers promise a fresh approach with new dates and complementary new venue.

Looking to make a boating purchase in 2016? Don’t miss the Brisbane Boat Show and the best offerings from Queensland marine dealers.


  • New releases from major suppliers
  • Huge clearance of fishing tackle
  • Show only deals
  • Expert advice

Brisbane’s premier and exclusive boating-only show returns to the Brisbane Exhibition Centre at Southbank. This Boat Show brings all the glory and fun around the fabulous lifestyle of boating and will provide a fantastic forum for novice and experienced boaties.

  • The latest and greatest displays of products and services
  • Entertainment, education, advice and plenty to see for all the family
  • Fresh new releases from Queensland’s major boating manufacturers
  • Visit the displays in comfort in the huge exhibition halls

Open Friday and Saturday 10am to 8pm Sunday 10am to 6pm

DATES: 19-21 August, 2016 (Friday – Sunday)

HOURS: Fri & Sat 10am to 8pm, Sun 10am to 6pm

TICKET PRICES: Adults $15, Children $5 (under 5’s go Free), Family Ticket $35, Seniors and Pensioners $12, and all tickets are $5 after 5pm.

LOCATION: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Getting to the show Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is an easy 10 minute walk from the CBD and has direct access to an efficient transport network. For information about public transport visit or call 13 12 30

By Train

South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre on Grey Street. The city to airport Air Train operates from the South Brisbane train station, adjacent to the Convention Centre.

By Bus

South Bank is serviced by two bus stations: The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Bus-way Station corner of Colchester and Tribune Streets, South Bank.

By Catamaran

A popular and speedy way to travel the river. CityCats operate everyday and stop at the South Bank River Terminal on the Clem Jones Promenade. The inner-city ferry travels between the CBD, North Quay and Kangaroo Point, stopping at South Bank Terminal 1 and 2 on the Clem Jones Promenade.

By Car

There is an undercover car park which accommodates 1500 vehicles with 3 additional car parks. Car parks 2 & 3 are best for Exhibition Hall access.

By Taxi

Taxi ranks are located outside the main entrance to the Convention Centre on Merivale Street, at Mantra South Bank on Grey Street. There is a taxi drop off located at the Convention Centre Grey Street entrance.