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Cairns Home Show & Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo

It is time again for the annual Cairns Home Show & Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo. This year the Home Show is better than ever! Visitors can look forward to an event packed with a huge variety of top quality products and services for improving your home and the outdoors.

You’ll find everything you need to fit the budget with a massive range of products including renovation ideas, outdoor living, kitchens, floor coverings, home wares and electrical appliances, lighting, finance, barbeques, sheds, tupperware, vibrational exercise machines, kayaks, scooters, sustainable living, patios, property investment and heaps more.

Organisers are hoping for big numbers through the gate this year. There is an expected 15,000 attendees from June 1st - 3rd at the popular event held at the Cairns Showgrounds.

There will also be major prizes up for grabs!

You could be driving home on your brand new scooter thanks to Oz Scooters Direct. The scooter specialists will be giving one lucky visitor to the expo the chance to win a new scooter each day. Also attendees can also expect to win $5,000 worth of home appliance thanks to Homecorp. This prize is perfect to re-vamp those daggy, dated appliances.

Be sure to catch the daily fishing activity at the Reef Science Fishing Show! Fishing legend Dave “Mossy” Moss will be there doing what he does best! Each day Mossy will be hosting fishing talks as well as lure and casting demonstrations on the twelve metre long fish super tank stocked with live barramundi.

Just for watching you could win a fantastic Shimano fishing pack filled with all the latest fishing gear including rods, caps, lures, and heaps more valued at $1,200. So don’t miss your chance to win such an awesome prize! 

There’ll be daily cooking demonstrations by Ranger Nick the celebrity cook. A big fan of keeping it simple when it comes to home style cooking,  Ranger Nick’s demos showcase the true Aussie art of producing a cracker of a meal with whatever’s in the tuckerbox.

The Caravan, Camping and Boating Expo is also back again showcasing a huge range of products including the latest and greatest in camper trailers, motor homes, accessories, caravans and camping equipment and heaps more to explore.

There will also be a selection of boats on show including the popular Formosa fishing boat and Scorpion ski boat. Plus an excellent range of accessories and fish founders, electric motors and trailers. Everything you will need to start your boating season.

Bring the family along to the Cairns Home Show & Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo for a great day out and snatch up some fantastic bargains.

Gates are open from 9am to 5pm Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd, and 9am to 4pm Sunday 3rd of June at the Cairns Showgrounds.  Entry costs adults $8, seniors $6, children are free when accompanied by an adult.  Ask for a weekend pass and return for free all weekend.


Cairns Home Show & Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo Cairns Home Show & Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo

$8 Adults; $6 Seniors; Under 16s Free

Event Details
Date: 1-3 June 2012

Where is it?
Cairns Showgrounds
Mulgrave Road

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