Visitor Information

For over three decades, the National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo has been Brisbane's leading event for the 4WD industry and fans of the great Australian outdoors.


General FAQs
Brisbane: 5th – 7th April 2019

Friday 5th April 2019 - 9am to 6pm

Saturday 6th April 2019 - 9am to 6pm

Sunday 7th April 2019 - 9am to 5pm

Brisbane Showgrounds

Brisbane Showground

Events come in all shapes and sizes, and in styles that vary as much as the companies and people organising them. The Brisbane Showgrounds comprises a unique range of venues and outdoor green spaces, suitable for a huge range of events. Events are staged throughout the year at the sprawling venue, extending from music festivals to trade shows, sporting and cultural events to intimate private functions.

The Brisbane Showgrounds is now home to Brisbane's newest convention centre which has fast gained a reputation for offering a personalised, boutique event experience, with exceptional menus offered by an internationally experienced team of chefs. Located on the fringe of the Brisbane CBD, the Brisbane Showgrounds offer versatility, flexibility and support from our team of dedicated and experienced professionals



Click here to download the train schedule across the show days.

Brisbane Showground Parking:

Parking within the Brisbane Showgrounds is limited so it is important to plan your trip well ahead of time.  There are a total of 1080 car parks located onsite at the Brisbane Showgrounds or in the adjacent King Street.

IMPORTANT: For up-to-date vacancies and traffic control, please take note of the information published on the large variable message screens located around the perimeter of the venue.  Entrances to each car park will be marked.

The Marquee, Marquee 2, Sideshow Alley - access via O’Connell TCE: 700 spots $13 per day
Victoria Park - access off Bowen Bridge Road: 120 spots  $10 per day (Saturday/Sunday only)
King Street Parking: 380 spots  


0 - 1 hour FREE

1- 2 hour $15

2 - 3 hour $20

3 - 4 hour $25

4+ hours $30

Saturday/Sunday - $15

Disabled Parking: The RNA will provide disabled parking sections in each car park area with signage, the disabled parking areas will be as close as possible to the entrance of the show


The RNA will provide generic parking signage at the entrance to each car park.


RNA car parks will be pay on exit and visitors will be able to pay for parking at most RNA operated catering outlets, they will be located on Level 1 of the RICC outside meeting Room 1, 2 x cafes at either end of the lower foyer and at Governor’s Pavilion.

Victoria Park parking area will be pay on entry.

Fees: All RNA parking areas are $13 per day, $25 per day for buses/trucks or vehicles with a trailer

Parking Map - Click the below image to increase the size

Welcome to Rydges Fortitude Valley - History comes alive with a stay at Rydges Fortitude Valley, our Brisbane hotel. You’re placed in the lively heart and stunning heritage of the world-class Royal International Convention Centre and Brisbane Showgrounds precinct, with doorstep convenience to the city’s most exciting destination redevelopment, King’s Street.

Booking details

Book your accommodation online using the following link


Use the Promo Code: 4X4 when making your reservation to receive 10% discount off the best available rate.

Phone number
07 3188 3000

Email address


This year we will once again be operating a free parcel pick up service. The parcel pick up area will be located near the show entrance on the corner of Costin Street and Gregory Terrace. Visitors can bring their cars in to park and load their items. Parcel pick up is for Day Use Only. Visitors MUST collect parcels by the end of each show day. 

If you are interested in volunteering at either of our shows, please contact:

Mathew Green
Operations Coordinator
Phone: (02) 9556 8868


You can re-enter the Show during the same day. Just make sure you receive a pass-out stamp upon exiting.

Scope out to see who will be exhibiting at the 2019 show here:

We'd love the opportunity to showcase your brand to the 4x4, fishing & camping community. To find out more about exhibiting at the National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo, click here.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the gates. Prices are:

Adult $19.00 Companion card is accepted along with purchase of one valid general admission ticket.

Adult 2 Day Pass $30.00 Valid for 2 entries on separate days.

Pensioner $14.00 (Must present pensioner card. Not valid for senior or concession cards)

Child Ticket 15 & Under FREE

Purchase tickets to the Show here

You can pre-purchase your tickets online, that way you won't have to line up at the box office and race on it. Just make sure you have tickets either printed or downloaded to your smartphone (although highly recommend just using your phone to help save printing paper). If you are not as tech-savvy then you can certainly purchase tickets at the box office from our friendly attendants. 

Buy tickets here

Firstly, please check your junk email box as the email may have been sent there. If it is not there please contact our ticketing company, LUP on 1300 884 226 or email and they can send you through another copy.

What's On

The Waeco CFX Outback Stage is our most popular stage at the Show. It has hosted some of Australia's biggest outdoor personalities from The Irwins, Roothy, Jase Andrews & Simon Anderson (All 4 Adventure), Graham & Shauno (4WD Action), Pat Callinan (Pat Callinan's 4x4 Adventures), Rick & Jamie (The Offroad Adventure Show) and many more. They are as laid-back and approachable in person as they are on TV. Always up for a laugh, autograph and selfie. 

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