The Victorian Caravan Camping and Touring Supershow, hosted at the Caulfield Racecourse from May 6 to 11, 2009, will have over 75 different caravan and RV brands represented, alongside information on Australia’s best tourist destinations, 4WDs, and top camping and caravanning gear and free daily seminars.
This year’s caravan show promises to be an adventure for everyone, with some very special guests every day. Peter “Spida” Everitt will share his family adventures; Coxy will entertain visitors with his travel tales; there’s great information and tips on travelling by caravan, motorhome, 4wd and more.
Find out when your favourite speakers are presenting by downloading the speaker timetable, from the official Victorian Caravan Camping and Touring Supershow show guide
DORA THE EXPLORER’S LIVE ADVENTURE
Parents aren’t the only ones having fun at the Supershow. Make sure the kids get to the Grandstand at 11.30am and 1.30pm on Saturday or Sunday to see Dora the Explorer’s Live Adventure. Help Dora and Boots get to Big Red Chicken to have a Sing-and-Dance Fiesta with special visits from Swiper and Big Red Chicken himself.
TRAVELLING WITH COXY
Coxy’s Big Break star Geoff “Coxy” Cox can be found meandering through the displays checking out the latest industry products on offer at the caravan show. Coxy will also host seminars over the weekend to entertain young and old with stories about his travel experiences throughout Australia.
SPIDA’S FAMILY ADVENTURES
Host of the How To Channel’s The Great Australian Doorstep and former AFL legend Peter “Spida” Everitt will delight guests with tales of his latest caravanning adventures. Having spent the past six months caravanning with his wife Sheree and their four kids, Spida has countless tales and tips about family caravanning and Australia’s must-see destinations.
Traveller, chef and author of Caravan Chef 2 Eva Stovern will be at the Supershow demonstrating how to cook delicious food on the road. Catch up with Eva to find out how you too can whip up easy dishes that taste amazing using only 30 ingredients.
EXPLORING AUSTRALIA BY 4WD WITH CRAIG LEWIS AND CATHY SAVAGE
Top-selling travel writers Craig Lewis and Cathy Savage will share some of their secret Australian offroad travel destinations along with handy hints on exploring Australia’s outback, mountains and deserts by 4WD. Learn what preparation is needed before you go, what to take and what to see when you get there. There will also be plenty of books to give away at each seminar.
GETTING STARTED WITH GARTH MORRISON
Join Garth Morrison, internet savvy editor of one of Australia’s biggest caravanning and touring website goseeaustralia.com.au. Garth helps thousands of camping newbies get on the road in his freewheeling RV information seminar, where there is no such thing as a silly question.
MOTORHOMING WITH PETER BATES
If you are thinking of buying a motorhome, then Peter’s seminar is the place to be. An expert in everything motorhoming, Peter will talk about what to expect, whether you are buying your first rig or thinking of making changes to your current motorhome lifestyle.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA BY CARAVAN WITH JOHN AND JAN TAIT
Discover Australia by caravan with John and Jan Tait, authors of Explore Australia by Caravan and Motorhome. John and Jan will share their unrivalled knowledge of Australia’s highways and byways, and the places and the things to see and do along the way.
TRAVELLING IN NORTH-WEST WA WITH KELLY HOWLETT
You have seen Australia the movie, and now intend to see it for yourself. Before doing so, no trip to experience the ‘real’ Australia is complete without first hearing the informative presentation from north-west WA independent travel specialist Kelly Howlett. Learn where the major attractions are, accessibility advice, best times to travel and invaluable drive hints and tips that will ensure your trip is all that you want it to be and so much more.
SEVEN TIPS FOR SAFER TOWING WITH GARY GARDINER
Hayman Reese’s technical advisor Gary Gardiner will offer experienced and first-time caravanners alike expert advice on how to make their next towing experience safer and more enjoyable.
For more information, visit www.caravanshow.com.au