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2019 EVENT DETAILS COMING SOON! Friday 19th July - Sunday 21st JULY


Information below is for the 2018 event; for enquiries for the 2019 event please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



The boats are back! For the fifth consecutive year, Bowen will host a round of the Australian Offshore Superboat Championships.

Each year the Bowen Superboats shines a spotlight on Edgecumbe Bay, the Bowen Marina and Foreshore area. It is the largest on-water event in Bowen, and is free for the community to attend. Upwards of 10 boats will compete and reach speeds of in excess of 200 km/hr. The teams bring with them a cast of hundreds – from pit crews to family and friends and loyal supporters – all with a need for speed and all keen to soak up the best the region has to offer.
The 2018 Adani Bowen Offshore Superboats is hosted by Bowen Tourism & Business and the Offshore Superboat Championships Australia, and is proudly supported by Adani, The Whitsunday Regional Council, S&W Crane and North Queensland Bulk Ports. 


Kids Amusements with Rides’n Slides

Helicopter Joy Rides with GSL Aviation

Adventure Flights with CQ Adventure Flights

Skydiving with Airlie Beach Skydivers

Boat Tours with Whitsunday Paradise Explorer

Motorkhana with Whitsunday Sporting Car Club

Family Fun Day & Spectating on the Jetty with North QLD Bulk Ports

Markets, Entertainment & Great Food!

We’ve got something for everybody this year, from family fun activities, something just for the kids, and even some EXTREME experiences for all you thrill seekers out there! North Queensland Bulk Ports invite you to their Family Fun Day at the Soundshell (Sunday 29th April 9am - 3pm), and to spectate from the Bowen Jetty all weekend. Take the kids for a tour on the Whitsunday Paradise Explorer and watch the Superboat race from this prime position out on the water. Rides n' Slides will have some bouncing and sliding fun to keep the kids entertained along with a rock wall to climb and their mechanical prirate ship. Why not go for a Helicopter Joy Flight with GSL Aviation or why not book a mental fighter pilot experience with CQ Adventure Flights or even jump out of a plane with Airlie Beach Skydivers

Pre-book your Adventure Flight, Sky Dive, Helicopter Ride and Boat Tour or go and see our event operators over the weekend at the Bowen Soundshell.


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2018 Superboats Marquee

Situated at the end of Starboard Drive, the Superboats Corporate Marquee will boast the best views of the Superboat Racing where you and your guests will enjoy hospitality with live entertainment between races in a stylish, relaxed setting. Individual tickets are available alongside Corporate Table Sponsorship packages for 8 people.    

For an unforgettable Superboat experience, email superboats@tourismbowen for more information & bookings.

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NQ Bulk Ports Family Fun Day

Fun for Everyone!! We have music & performances all day on stage with La Petite Danse, The School Instrumental Bands and Unique Movement. Kids activities and entertainment with Bowen Goodstart Early Learning Centre. Rides, slides and amusements, facepainting, markets, food vendors, helicopter joy rides and so much more! Bring the kids down for a great day out!


The Bowen Offshore Superboats is a free community event. Without our sponsors, this event would simply not be possible.

The Bowen Offshore Superboats would like to thank Adani for coming on board as our official 2018 Naming Rights Sponsor for another consecutive year. We would also like to recognise and thank the Whitsunday Regional Council along with S&W Crane Hire for your ongoing support, it is very much appreciated and thank you for your commitment to supporting our regions development.

2018 Platinum Partners

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2018 Gold Sponsors

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2018 Bronze Sponsors

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With thanks to: Dale Last MP, VeeJays Kalfresh, QB Hotel, Rose Bay Resort, Hillery Group, Queensland Country Credit Union, Bowen Hotel, Filby’s Motors, Whitsunday Paradise Explorer, Bowen Independent, Cruise Whitsundays, Airlie Rum Bar, CQ Adventure Flights, Airlie Beach SkyDivers, GSL Aviation, Townsville Ride’s and Slide’s, Pilchers Mitre 10, Kaleido Kollection, Zesty Studio, School Instrumental Music Bands, Unique Movement, Bowen Goodstart Early Learning, La Petite Danse.



Sponsorship Opportunities

Being a Superboat Sponsor comes with many benefits, for more information please contact events coordindator for a copy of the prospectus: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.