Whether it is four-wheel drives, monster trucks, touring bikes, stunt vehicles ATV’s, UTV’s, PWC‘s or electric bikes the Explore Australia Expo at Melbourne Showgrounds on May 29 -31 has it all. A mecca for adventurers, explorers and motoring enthusiasts alike, the event will provide visitors with a rare opportunity to not only view an incredible range of two and four-wheeled machines, but also test ride or drive many of them in dedicated zones within the showgrounds.
Visitors 18 years and over, will be able to experience the thrills of the Isuzu UTE Adventure Track for themselves with the latest 4wd vehicles on offer to test drive around the course, under the guidance of experienced instructors.
Event Ambassador Simon Christie said this year’s activities will take the Explore Australia Expo to an all new level. “This year we have gone all out with exciting, educational and relevant experiences, presentations and interactive opportunities on multiple fronts,” said Christie. “Working with key community players, understanding the relevant industries and being a true part of the overall scene, ensures that the total consumer experience at Explore Australia Expo is an enjoyable, thrilling and spectacular outing for young and old.”
The dynamic Isuzu UTE Adventure Track will also host demonstrations on recovery, driving techniques and 4×4 operation, as well as an impressive display of skilled driving from the Team D-MAX Precision Driving Team, monster truck demonstrations and all the crazy antics of the Dirt Wars Extreme Show. Visitors to the Explore Australia Expo will also be able to experience the extremes of off-road, riding in a Team D-MAX Isuzu MU-X on the new Iron Summit. “Screams and gasps are the common sounds drowning out the roar of the engines during the Team D-MAX demonstrations and Iron Summit performances,” Christie continued. “Free thrill rides are just another part of the entertainment and experience on offer at this expo and professional partners like Isuzu Ute and Team D-MAX allow us to engage visitors to the extreme.”
In another coup for the Explore Australia Expo, visitors to the Melbourne Showgrounds event will have the opportunity to be the first in the country to test ride the all new Yamaha Wolverine 4WD Recreational Off Highway Vehicle. The new Wolverine is a two seater designed for real world adventure when the going gets tough. “Yamaha is expanding its model range to include products designed to specifically appeal to outdoors adventure enthusiasts,” said YMA Sales Manager Brad Hackett. “Products like the real world tough Wolverine that will surprise a lot of 4WD fans with its extreme off road ability. “Despite being well known for cutting edge motorcycle design, Yamaha also offers outdoor products such as All Terrain Vehicles, ROVs and generators. All products that are likely to appeal to Explore Australia Expo showgoers.”
To further showcase its wide range of outdoor adventure products, Yamaha is giving away an Adventure Pack at the show which comprises
- YFM450FAP Auto 4×4 Grizzly ATV
- TT-R50E fun bike
- EF2000is inverter generator
- Yamaha HD action cam
The total value of the prize package tips the scales at over $15,000 RRP inc GST.
Consumers will also be able to see a host of new models including the newly released YZF-R3 Supersports Twin that is set to take the retail charts by storm.
In addition, there are public side-by-side rides, RC demonstrations and on Sunday 31st May 24 incredible 4wd vehicles will be judged in the annual ARB 4wd Show and Shine competition. Entries will be on display throughout the day, with judges evaluating the vehicles in the afternoon and prizes awarded at 4.00pm at the 3AW Seminar Hub stage. Visitors to Explore Australia Expo have the chance to share in some fantastic prizes on offer, including a $15,000 Yamaha Adventure Package and a $10,000 ARB Explorers Pack.
Anyone who purchases their event ticket online HERE will receive a FREE Ironman 4×4 stubby cooler and go into the draw to win a fishing & outdoors package, value at $2000 thanks to AFN. Check the website for T&Cs.
Kids Under 15 FREE
Adult 2 Day Pass $24.00
Senior & Concession $13.00
For further information regarding Explore Australia Expo visit exploreaustaliaexpo.com.au