Top 10 things to see and do at SCIBS 2016

SCIBS 2016 TOP 10: 1. SCIBS – See the world firsts in boats and marine ingenuity Every year SCIBS is the place to see the most exciting world and Australian launches of the latest boat models, marine products and technology. Be among the first to see the latest catamaran, yacht, sport and sail models on water, view the first-time release of the hottest luxury and supercar vehicles to hit the road, and experience first-hand the newest innovations in marine gadgetry and accessories. 2. Catch the SCIBS Live Bream Shoot Out with Paul Burt The first SCIBS fishing competition hosted by SCIBS ambassador and Channel 7 personality Paul Burt will see teams of two take to the waterways across the weekend in pursuit of the biggest catch, with weigh-in to take place at the Show at 1pm on Saturday and Sunday. Each catch will be brought back and displayed in the amazing Shimano Stage Tank, before being released back into the wild. A family-friendly, winner-takes-all contest with a $3,000 grand prize! 3. Meet the Sea World Research and Rescue team on board Sea World I Step on board the fully equipped, 18m rescue vessel Sea World 1 as Sea World’s Research and Rescue Foundation shares its message of marine conservation with SCIBS visitors from its display on the Marina. The team will also have a rescued turtle on board in celebration of World Turtle Day on May 23. 4. Rev up your engines at the all-new Supercar Street Debuting in 2016, Supercar Street will host luxury sports and high-performance cars guaranteed to fuel dreams of life in the fast lane. See latest models from Maserati, Bentley, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, McLaren, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Audi, BMW, Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz. 5. Meet Our Exhibitors on The Marina, in The Pavilions and around the streets of The Marine Village! From the glitz and glamour on The Marina, to the trailer boats and jet skis in and around The Marine Village and in The Boatyard, you are sure to find the boat you are searching for. If gear and gadgets is on your shopping list, then our Pavilions are the place for you. Here you will find everything from the latest safety devices to marine electronics and more. 6. Indulge in High Tea on the High Seas A highlight of the popular Women on Water program, this is one for the ladies, enjoy a sumptuous high tea complete with bubbles and live entertainment on board the Pure Adrenalin. Setting sail on Friday and Saturday, secure your ticket early! Ladies are also invited to attend one of the educational sailing workshops, being held across the four days of Show. 7. Check out the debut of the Bell 505 helicopter and other amazing aircraft at Hawker Pacific Hawker Pacific’s experienced aircraft sales team will showcase the new Bell 505 helicopter. With a million-dollar entry buy-in, the Bell 505 is the most advanced short light single engine model in the market and the latest of a proud 50-year history of Bell Helicopter’s Jet Ranger series. 8. Shop & Dine in The Marine Village The Marine Village is home to award-winning cafes and restaurants catering to all tastes, making it the ideal destination to enjoy a gourmet experience or simply take time out to refuel before re-joining the action at the Show. Filled with bustling boutiques of the latest fashions and homewares, the streets of The Marine Village are the place to see and be seen. 9. Spoil yourself at SCIBS Top Deck VIP Lounge Indulge in a ticket to the Top Deck VIP Lounge where you will enjoy a luxurious and private retreat overlooking the marina. Fully catered by the five-star InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, guests will enjoy a number of VIP benefits while being be wined and dined for just $149. 10. Get the kids in a photo with Captain Jack Sparrow, then bounce around in the Kids’ Zone Everyone’s favourite pirate, Captain Jack Sparrow, will welcome visitors to Sanctuary Cove between 9am and 1pm each day of the Show, then head to the Kids’ Zone where the little ones will enjoy a host of fun activities including face painting, bumper boats, a jumping castle, rock wall climbing and more. HOW TO GET THERE: • Free Park ‘n’ Ride services, with car parking at Warner Bros Movie World, and regular coach services to and from the Show • Pre-paid onsite parking is available around Sanctuary Cove and Hope Island. Parking is limited and must be purchased in advance when booking tickets online • Helicopter transfers are available from both Marina Mirage and Horizon Shores Marina. • Limousine or taxi services can drop off and pick up passengers at the entrance of the event. • Surfside bus services – Travel to Southport, then change to route 10 to Sanctuary Cove • Free ferry from Hope Harbour Marina is available when you purchase your onsite parking, or cruise in with Margarita Cruises Water Taxi from Tallawood Road Boat Ramp For more details, please visit Running May 19 to 22, 2016 the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show attracts close to 40,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors to a spectacular showcase featuring hundreds of boats and thousands of marine products across four days. SCIBS 2016 offers FREE park ‘n’ ride services from Warner Bros. Movie World, along with limited on-site parking, available pre-paid. Tickets to SCIBS 2016 are now on sale. 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