This Show is an outdoors haven for the outback travellers, fishermen and 4x4 lovers. Bringing together 200 leading exhibitors and retailers, unique entertainment and renowned industry experts to create a truly memorable experience.
Join more than 32,000 fellow fishing, 4x4 and outdoor enthusiasts across three days. Need to stock up on gear? This popular one-stop shop will feature the latest products, great deals and real inside technical knowledge. New 4x4s; the latest aftermarket accessories; tents; camper trailers; boats and fishing tackle will all be on sale.
We will have all the popular features including the Amarok V6 4x4 Proving Ground, Campfire Cooking Corner, Tackle World Fishing Stage, Waeco CFX Outback Stage and the legendary Action Arena. This year also features for the first time, Base Camp, an interactive environment featuring your favourite camping exhibitors.
We are pleased to announce that Metro will be operating a train service from the city to Flemington Racecourse for this years Show. The half-hourly service will run from Southern Cross Station from 8.30 am on both Saturday and Sunday, with the last service leaving the Melbourne Showground Station at 6.30pm on Saturday and 5.30pm on Sunday. For more information check out Public Transport Victoria's website.
Shuttle Bus services will be running every 10 minutes to transport you from Flemington Racecourse to the Showgrounds. See the map and schedule below.
Bus No. 472 (Williamstown to Moonee Ponds) stops along Langs Road and Epsom Road. Bus No. 404 (Footscray to Moonee Ponds) stops on the corner of Epsom and Ascot Vale Roads.
Tram No. 57 (West Maribyrnong to Elizabeth Street, City) stops at the main entrance (Gate 1) of Melbourne Showgrounds on Epsom Road. There will also be an additional tram service running along route 57 to and from the City on the Saturday & Sunday.
Ample visitor parking is available at Flemington Racecourse from Friday- Sunday at a flat rate of $20.00 per day. Access to parking at the Racecourse will be via Flemington Drive off Epsom Road. Parking attendants will direct patrons to correct parking locations within the site.
FREE Shuttle Buses will be running a loop to and from Flemington Racecourse to the show entry from 8.30am until after the show.
Friday 18th August
1 x shuttle (24 seater) – 0830 to 1800 (0830 starting at Flemington)
1 x shuttle (24 seater) – 0900 to 1830 (last shuttle from Showgrounds to Flemington 1830)
Saturday 19th August
1 x shuttle (33 seater) – 0830 to 1800 (0830 starting at Flemington)
2 x shuttles (33 seaters) – 0900 to 1830 (last shuttle from Showgrounds to Flemington 1830)
Sunday 20th August
1 x shuttle (33 seater) – 0830 to 1700 (0830 starting at Flemington)
2 x shuttles (33 seaters) – 0900 to 1730 (last shuttle from Showgrounds to Flemington 1730)
Disabled parking will be located within Melbourne Showgrounds precinct and access will be via Gate 5 on Langs Road.
There is also a taxi rank located on the corner of Epsom & Union Roads, to the east of the Gate 1 entry to the Showgrounds.
This year at the show we will once again be operating a free parcel pick up service. The parcel pick up area will be located near the entrance on Epsom Road, Gate 1; visitors can bring their cars to park and load their parcels or collect when leaving.
Check out our great Ambassador List. It'll be a Show to remember!
We're planning an outstanding Melbourne Expo for 2017 full of great products, live action and great special guests. If there's something you need to know that you can't find on our site, please let us know.