Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show Preview 2024

The 35th Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will be making waves May 23-26, 2024, in Australia's Gold Coast.

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) will be making waves in Australia’s Gold Coast May 23-26, 2024. The host marina, Sanctuary Cove, boasts the title of Marina of the Year and is the recipient of the Industry Innovation Award from the Marina Industries Association.

As “the Southern Hemisphere’s largest boating and marine lifestyle event,” SCIBS is anticipated to have approximately 50,000 attendees and will have 330+ exhibitors, over 740 boats, and 2,500+ marine products on display. Data from Giffith University’s Business School cemented SCIBS at Australia’s largest boat show after research proved the economic impact was nearly $471.5 million. 

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

In addition to product launches, yacht premieres, and browsing exhibits, SCIBS attendees can participate in cooking classes, children’s activities, fishing, as well as viewing sea trials, and performers.

The most exclusive attraction this year will be the Lagoon Beach Club VIP Experience at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort. Those who purchase VIP tickets will not only have access to the show but can indulge in 5-star catering and tasting experiences, complimentary beverages, pop-up bars, and live entertainment. 

boats and yachts participating in the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

Visit the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show website for more information and purchase general admission and VIP tickets here.

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show Information: 

Dates: May 23-26, 2024 – 9am-5pm daily 

Location: 1 Masthead Way, Hope Island QLD 4212, Australia 

A complimentary park and ride service will operate from Warner Bros. Movie World starting at 7:30am daily. 

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