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The quality and breadth of the facilities at Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park make it one of the most exciting and versatile venues of its kind in Australia.

It hosts numerous festivals, community activities, exhibitions and equestrian events each year. The purpose-designed 105-hectare reserve is divided into two major areas: the first accommodates the exhibition halls, stadiums, arenas, camping sites and other buildings; the second is bushland for cross-counrty, trail riding and outdoor recreation.

Location

Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park is situated in southeast Queensland and easily accessed by air (Fraser Coast airport), road, buses and rail (Tilt Train) services.

The complex is very well supported by the infrastructure of nearby cities (Hervey Bay, Maryborough and Bundaberg) including catering, accommodation and hire services capable of supporting even the largest event.

By road: 3 kms north of the Maryborough CBD, 114 kms south of Bundaberg, 213 kms north of Caboolture and 254 kms north of Brisbane

Facilities

The quality and breadth of our facilities make it one of the most exciting and versatile venues of its kind in Australia! The purpose-designed 105-hectare Reserve is divided into two major areas: the first accommodates the exhibition halls, stadiums, arenas, camping sites and other buildings; the second is the bush area for cross-country, trail riding and outdoor recreation.

  • Fully-equipped covered arena
  • Several major exhibition halls
  • 100’s of powered camping sites
  • Grandstand stadium and outdoor arenas
  • Cross-country courses
  • Numerous fully serviced display & activity areas.

Infrastructure is of the highest standard:

  • Sealed road network
  • Excellent lighting and parking
  • Under-cover facilities and numerous outdoor arenas
  • Sale-yards, sheds, and excellent yards and stables
  • Canteens, bars and halls
  • Powered drive-through sites, extensive toilet facilities and amenities.

Equestrian Events

Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park can support all types and levels of equestrian competition and training, from hundreds of horses at Championship events to seminars with leading Australian and international coaches.

All FEI disciplines are catered for along with showing, cattle working events, Western performance, heavy horses and carriage driving, as well as RDA, trail riding, pony club rallies and industry seminars.

We're ready for your event

All the facilities for your event are here and ready to go!

Our helpful staff will be glad to discuss your requirements and work with you to ensure the success of your event, taking full advantage of the facilities available. We can also guide you when organising other equipment – including sound systems, tables and chairs, marquees and more.

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