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There’s no better way for the whole family to enjoy the Show than experiencing these great activities.

Dinosaur Adventures

Showgoers will be transported back to the Jurassic age with the all-new Dinosaur Adventures interactive walk-through exhibition. Featuring life-sized animated dinosaurs with reptilian skin that roar, breathe and stomp like real-life dinosaurs, visitors will experience the incredible world of dinosaurs as they walk through a fully-themed forest.

Children will also have the chance to embark on their very own fossil-finding adventure. Dressed in special jackets and glasses, they will be shown how to use tools to uncover their very own fossil in a sand dig pit, and trained staff will explain the world of paleontology and answer their questions.

People of all ages will be amazed at this attraction that brings 165 million years of history to life in an interactive and educational display. 

When: 10am - 6pm, daily
Where: Davidson Plaza

Dinosaur Adventures 

Goin’ Ape – Gorillas In Your Midst

For the first time at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, Goin’ Ape – Gorillas In Your Midst will entertain show-goers as a family of four naturalistic mountain gorilla performers show off their gorilla antics with their intrepid explorer friend. 
The interactive performance is startlingly realistic and full of fun, combined with important conservation messages about mountain gorillas. 
Kids can get their picture taken with the large creatures and get a gorilla cuddle, or stand back and be amused and fascinated by their cheeky behaviour. The captivating and realistic aspect of the movement and behaviour of the performers as gorillas is as close to watching and interacting with real-life gorillas as you’ll get. 
Goin’ Ape has been performed around the world and their Show début will be the first time it has been performed in Sydney. Crowds will go ape about this attraction, so don’t miss it. 
When: 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm and 5.30pm, daily (Note: there is no 5.30pm performance on 14, 15, 16, 17, 22 April)
Where: The Daily Telegraph Park
 

Goin-Ape 

The Chipolatas

Combining high-octane circus skills, music, theatre and dance, The Chipolatas will dazzle Show crowds with performances around the grounds. This dynamic three-man act features a tight-rope walk, clown tricks, juggling, original live music and plenty of fun for the whole family. See a story without words unfold and magic created in this uplifting, unique performance.
Established in 1992, The Chipolatas have performed to global-acclaim in 45 countries worldwide at major events including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  
When: 1pm, 3pm and 5pm, daily
Where: Street Theatre (1pm) and TVS Stage (3pm and 5pm)

Chipolatas 

Girls Girls Girls Extreme Trick Riding Stunt Show

The Girls Girls Girls Trick Riding Stunt Show returns to entertain crowds in the Spotless Stadium with their heart-stopping stunts and hair-raising tricks. 
The girls will thrill showgoers from start to finish with their trick riding, singing, whip-cracking and dancing – all while moving at high-speeds on horseback.
While the girls are fit and athletic, and make even the most dangerous of tricks look elegant and effortless, it's not as easy as it looks.  The girls and horses undergo hours of training to make this energy-fuelled show. 
When: 12.05pm, daily
Where: Spotless Stadium

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ShowTime Freestyle MotoX

If it can be done on a hot set of wheels and there’s an element of danger, you will see it when the ShowTime FMX team soar into the Spotless Stadium and perform their aerial aerobatics. 
The two-wheeled stunt team, recognised as one of the best in the world, return to the Show with a never-before-seen display packed with high-flying action, soaring stunts and rotations. 
This year, the dare-devil motorcyclists will be riding Honda Motorcycles, with the line-up including three of Australia’s top freestyle riders – Brad Burch, Harry Bink & Joel Balchin. 
When: 12.35pm and 7.50pm, daily
Where: Spotless Stadium

MotoX 

Team D-MAX Precision Driving Team

The D-MAX Precision Driving Team will get your engine revving again when they return to the Show’s Spotless Stadium to perform turbo-charged, high-octane stunts.
This year, Team D-MAX will be behind the wheel of powerful three-litre, turbo diesel, duel-cab utes and amaze crowds with heart-stopping 180-degree spins, close formation driving and jaw-dropping two-wheel balancing acts. 
The precision driving team has been a crowd favourite at the Show for more than 45 years.  Do not miss this incredible display of turbo power and precision.
When: 12.20pm and 7.35pm, daily
Where: Spotless Stadium

DMAX 

Australian Extreme Trick Riding Championships

Australia’s best trick riders will be performing for more than gasps and applause when they gallop into the Spotless Stadium at this year’s Show. For the first time, bragging rights and a pool of prize money will be up for grabs at the inaugural Australian Extreme Trick Riding Championships.
Riders performing acrobatics on top of horses galloping at hell-for-leather speeds will keep showgoers on the edge of their seats throughout the two-hour competition, held across Easter Sunday and Monday. 
With a prize pool of more than $13,000, the riders will showcase their most jaw-dropping tricks and stunts. Competitive classes include the Junior and Open Championships, the Champions Challenge, the Australian Roman Riding Titles, as well as the Freestyle Championships. 
Be sure to catch all the action of the country’s finest trick riders. 
When: 2.30pm, 20 and 21 April
Where: Schmidt Arena

Australian-trick-riding 

U Beaut Ute

Automotive enthusiasts of all kinds are in for a treat at this year’s Show.

On Saturday, 19 April, ute lovers from across the country will have a chance to showcase their pride and joy at the Sydney Royal U Beaut Ute Competition proudly sponsored by NRMA Motoring & Services.

Competition classes range from feral to tradesmen’s utes, to country and city chick’s utes, to vintage categories and best paint work, with a $1000 prize money pool up for grabs in each category.  The NRMA Motoring & Services Best in Show and People’s Choice awards will also be judged and announced.

On all other days, car lovers will be treated to a feast of automotive excellence with themed car displays, from Fords and Holdens, to Hot Rods and Minis, in the NRMA Motoring & Services Automotive Showcase.

Please be aware that entries have now closed.
When:  12 -  21 April
Where: The Boulevard

NRMA

 

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