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Free Activities within Elizabeth Quay

Tackers Sailing: 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday

Kids aged 5 to 12 will love getting out on the water, sailing a boat in Elizabeth Quay. Thanks to Australian Sailing and major partner SunSmart, South of Perth Yacht Club, MonkeyFist.com.au and Swan River Sailing, the popular Tackers Sailing Program will run Saturday and Sunday (10:00AM to 4:00PM) at the Club Marine Perth International Boat Show.

Tackers Sailing is an introductory, fun, games-based sailing program designed for children, delivered at recognised Tackers Clubs Australia-wide. Visit www.discoversailing.org.au for more information. The Tackers program is completely FREE. Simply visit the Discover Boating tent in Elizabeth Quay and complete a registration form. A lifejacket will be provided, along with basic instruction. View map information here.

It is completely safe, with a special course allocated for the Tackers boats and managed by a team of qualified instructors. And most importantly, kids will enjoy the thrill of sailing all by themselves on the beautiful Swan River!

Keelboat Sailing: 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday

Take to the Swan River onboard one of Swan River Sailing’s Foundation 36 yachts! Thanks to Swan River Sailing, Australian Sailing and major partner SunSmart, South of Perth Yacht Club, MonkeyFist.com.au , keelboat sailing will run Saturday and Sunday (10:00AM to 4:00PM) at the Club Marine Perth International Boat Show. Open to people of all ages, five and above, register at the tent and get ready to set sail. A qualified Instructor will take groups for a sail, offering an exhilarating experience and unique city views.

Please remember to wear sun-protective clothing to participate, protect yourself in five ways from skin cancer – Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide.

Water Ski Demos with Show Ski WA: 11am and 2pm Saturday and Sunday

 

Marine and Roads Information Hub: Activities and attractions all weekend.

Activity Passport: Get your passport at the Show and collect all the stamps to go into the draw to win a daily prize; as well as the overall Maritime and Roads Information Hub Prize!

30 Second Challenge: Marine Safety will be promoting their current safety initiative with challenges run across the weekend.

Safe Towing Info: Get the latest road safety and towing information - important for all boat owners.

Kids Activity: Heaps to keep the kids entertained at the Maritime and Roads Information Hub!

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