Jun 4, 2024

Tuesday 4 June, 2024 – All aboard! Four days of fun are on the horizon from 1 to 4 August 2024, with tickets for the 2024 Sydney International Boat Show now on sale.

Prices start from AUD$25 for an early bird general admission ticket, available to purchase until 17 July 2024. Children under 16 years of age are free when accompanied by a paying adult. Early bird ticket purchasers will also go into the draw to win AUD$10,000 in ‘Boat Show Dollars’ to spend with an exhibitor at the Show.

From 18 July 2024 to 4 August 2024 standard general admission tickets will be available from AUD$29.50 per person.

In its 55th year, the Sydney International Boat Show will once again transform the International Convention Centre Sydney and Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour into an iconic recreational boating lifestyle event for all ages, abilities and budgets. The Show will run from Thursday 1 to Saturday 3 August from 10am to 7pm, and Sunday 4 August from 10am to 5pm, with attendance expected to exceed 50,000

Visitors are encouraged to stay and play longer this year with a variety of exclusive packages and offers available with surrounding accommodation partners to suit all budgets and styles. Visit for more.

Boating Industry Association Ltd (BIA) President, Adam Smith said the 2024 Sydney International Boat Show will be a celebration of everything in, on and around water, and will have something for everyone, from seasoned boaties to shore-bound spectators.

“Visitors are invited to soak up a renewed experience with plenty of activities to enjoy, even before entering the exhibition centre. While Cockle Bay will be filled with a prestigious range of sail boats, motor yachts and cruisers, the foreshore itself will host the Discover Sailing & Paddling Hub including an entertainment stage and activations. The Show will also play host to a variety of exciting global, Asia-Pacific and Australian premieres and product launches,” Mr Smith said.

“The popular fishing clinics and giant fishing demo tank will return, and visitors can learn all the tips and tricks from Australia’s foremost fishing experts, including show Ambassadors – Paul Burt (7News Coast Expert & Host of Step Outside with Paul Burt) and Andrew ‘ET’ Ettingshausen (Host of Channel 10’s Escape Fishing with ET).

“For those that prefer being powered by the wind, the Show is excited to highlight the many facets of sailing, covering all things from the modest dinghy to the speedy catamaran. Visitors are invited to

learn about the sailing opportunities offered within Sydney and the surrounding waterways,” he said.

The 2024 Sydney International Boat Show is presented by the Boating Industry Association Ltd (BIA) and its event delivery partner Mulpha Events, and proudly supported by Partner in Safety – Transport for NSW, along with official event partners Walcon Marine and new for 2024, Century Batteries and GMSV.

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