Freedom, nature and going bush - Aussie's have always loved a camping and caravan trip and heading out into the great outdoors is more popular than ever.
If this sounds like your ideal holiday, then you'll want to check out the top caravan, camping and outdoor adventure shows and exhibitions across the country.
These annual shows are a great way to find out about the latest caravans, camper trailers, motorhomes, tents and camping equipment and they can help you plan your next adventure.
You’ll also get special show offers, see demonstrations, hear speakers and pick up a few tips from industry experts.
These shows are family events so check out our favourites, pack up the car and bring the kids along for a day of fun!
- At the Rosehill Racecourse in April every year the Caravan and Camping Industry Association of NSW hosts the biggest industry show in the state.
Best for: Size - with over 300 exhibitors and running for six days, the NSW Caravan, Camping & Holiday Supershow is the place to find everything you could possibly want or need for your outdoor lifestyle.
- Every October the Western Sydney International Dragway at Eastern Creek transforms into the world class Sydney 4WD & Adventure Show. (It also runs in Perth and Adelaide.)
Best for: Those who want to get off the beaten track with camper trailers, off-road vans, new model SUVs and 4x4s, 5th wheelers, camping gear, 4x4 accessories and fishing gear.
- The annual Gold Coast Midyear Caravan and Camping Expo takes place every July at the Gold Coast Turf Club.
Best for: Over 180 local and regional exhibitors showcasing a huge range of camping and caravanning equipment plus outdoor home and living accessories.
- Queensland’s premier event, the Queensland Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow, takes place at the Brisbane Showgrounds every June.
Best for: As well as featuring hundreds of exhibitors, latest products and services the Caravanning Industry has to offer, there's also heaps of information on tourism and holiday destinations all around Australia.
- For over 60 years the Caravan Industry Association Victoria has hosted the annual Victorian Caravan, Camping & Touring Supershow.
Best for: Taking place in February at the Melbourne Showgrounds, the Supershow is the biggest event in Victoria for people seeking the latest gear for the outdoor and adventure lifestyle.
- On the first weekend of October the Caravan Industry Association Victoria also holds the annual Melbourne Leisurefest at the Sandown Racecourse
Best for: Everything outdoor living from Australia’s leading manufacturers, plus the chance to win prizes while at the show.