Find your way to Horizon Shores Boat & Marine Show to celebrate the boating and marine industry and create an experience you will want to mark on your calendar for years to come.
For ease of accessibility, the Horizon Shores Boat & Marine Show is strategically located at Horizon Shores Marina & Shipyard. Situated in a perfect location, the marina is just 15 minutes off the highway, halfway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, and is equipped with everything needed to create a successful boat show.
With several transport options available, visitors can easily attend by car, public transport, free shuttle bus, by water or even by helicopter. Scroll down for Maps, transport information and event FAQ’s.
Driving from Brisbane
Approximately 35 minutes from Brisbane CBD.
Head South, take Exit 38 towards State Route 96/Jacobs Well Rd. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Stapylton – Jacobs Well Rd, then turn left onto Cabbage Tree Point Rd.
Driving from Gold Coast
Approximately 30 minutes from Nerang.
Head north and take Exit 49. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit heading to Upper Coomera. Turn right and stay on Pimpama – Jacobs Well Rd. Turn left onto Stapylton – Jacobs Well Rd. Turn right onto Cabbage Tree Point Rd.
Perfectly situated in the Northern Gold Coast Area
Pre-Purchased tickets or Cash payments are required to arrive by water
Make your way by bus or train to Ormeau train station.
Horizon Boat Show has arranged Free Shuttle Buses to transport you to Horizon Shores Marina, direct to the event entry.
Pre-purchased tickets are required to utilise the free shuttle service
Horizon Boat Show FAQ
What's included in my ticket price?
Your ticket price covers quite a broad range of costs. As a company, the ticketing cost covers the year long curation of Boating and Marine exhibitors. As a visitor, the ticketing cost covers your entry to the Expo for one day, expo sales, specials, prizes and giveaways, and the various free workshops and seminars inside.
Do children receive free entry?
Children under 12 receive free entry when accompanied by a paying guardian
Where can I purchase tickets?
Tickets can be purchased on the Boat Show website in order to grab an early-bird discount and skip the ticketing queue. Tickets can also be purchased at the event entry. Any other avenues selling tickets are not authorised.
Is there food and drinks available at the event?
BYO Food and Alcohol is not permitted. There are various food and beverage exhibitors inside the event, along with the Horizon Shores Marina ‘Anchorage’ Cafe.
Who are the exhibitors and entertainers?
Please see the exhibitor page for the list of exhibitors showcasing their Boating, Marine, Watersport and Lifestyle products and services.
See the ‘What’s on’ page for the list of entertainers and free workshops available.
Is Parking included in the fee?
Parking is not included with any tickets. Parking at the Horizon Shores Marina will attract a small donation, with proceeds going to one of the featured event charities. Please check closer to the event time for price.
Are pets permitted inside the event?
Dogs and pets are not permitted inside the event, with the exception being assistance and guide dogs, accompanied by the appropriate authorisation card if necessary.