A family of four would expect to pay $140 entry to see Dinosaur
Adventures but at this year’s IGA Perth Royal Show it is FREE with your
It is the biggest attraction at the 2015 IGA Perth Royal Show.
Children will enter through the mouth of a giant T-Rex and walk through a
prehistoric world of adventure where towering dinosaurs will move,
breathe and roar!
Under the Big Top, there will be educational activities where children can be a palaeontologist for the day.
Daily 9.30am - 6pm | Hardy Avenue, Map Ref F5
Petrol heads take note – you will walk away in awe following the spectacular Monster Truck displays in the Main Arena.
WA-based Aaron Tuaua, driver and stunt double in the latest Mad Max movie, Fury Road, will unleash a 3.5 metre, 5-tonne metal beast and take a flying leap over a car standing in its way! Queenslander Sam Xuereb vows to match the 265 feet world record wheelie stand in his Monster Truck, which will stretch that mean machine to 6 metres in the air … Bring it on!
Right after the 11.10am Grand Parade, 7.20pm | Map Ref G4
Ever seen a pig dive? Now you can! Watch the performing piggies dive off a diving board into a diving tank!
Pick your pig by the colour of their jacket and cheer them on as they race each other around a semi-circular track!
Ingeniously choreographed, tens of thousands of fireworks provide an explosive finale to the Show each evening at the Main Arena.
Daily 8pm | Main Arena, Map Ref G4
The IGA Follow the Yellow Brick Road is the complete Show package of activities, competitions, agriculture, special offers, food and fun for only $10! It is a great way to see the Show and explore the agricultural exhibits. FYBR only takes two hours to complete so there is plenty of time to enjoy other Show activities.
Shaun is a sheep who doesn’t follow the flock – in fact, he leads them into all sorts of scrapes and scraps, turning peace in the valley into mayhem in the meadow. Two shows daily at the KIDS Corner.
Daily 3.30pm, 4.30pm | KIDS Corner, Map Ref H2
dirtgirl is a gumboot-wearing girl who grows awesome tomatoes, knows cloud names and drives a big orange tractor. Join Charlie Darling in her quest to find dirtgirl and see if she can conquer the challenges to be the most eco friendly person in the whole of the dirtgirlworld! Can she compost, reduce, reuse, recycle, harvest rain water, plant a garden, swap and barter, use eco fuel, scare away predators naturally and last but not least….get grubby? dirtgirl thinks it is all great fun and uses songs and games to navigate her way through the challenges. She phones a friend (just like in her TV show), asks the kids in the audience to help her out by joining in to prove that she has the Eco Factor! Two shows daily at the KIDS Corner.
Daily 11.30am, 1.30pm | KIDS Corner, Map Ref H2
Bumblebee is one of Optimus Prime's most trusted lieutenants. Along with Optimus, Bulkhead and Ratchet, Bumblebee went to Earth in an attempt to stop the Decepticons from draining the planet's energy and taking over Earth. He is determined and brave. Meet Bumblebee at the KIDS Corner every day.
Daily 2pm, 3pm, 4pm | KIDS Corner, Map Ref H2
Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo are the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, trained in the art of ninjutsu by a wise rat sensei they call Master Splinter. Is the IGA Perth Royal Show ready for these radical reptile brothers? Join in and see their signature moves. Fighting villains like Shredder, the Kraang and loads of super-powerful mutants, Leo, Donnie, Raph and Mikey will become the heroes they were destined to be, and have loads of fun along the way! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will perform twice a day at the Entertainment Theatre.
Daily 10.30am, 12.30pm | Entertainment Theatre, Map Ref J2
Have you ever dreamt of being a dragon? Come on down for a sneak peek at the Viking Training School where you will learn the skills and special moves to take on any dragon that crosses your path. Meet and have photos with the famous and courageous Gobber and his special Viking friends. You will learn how to defend yourself against the one and only Gronkle. Meet your favourite characters every morning at the KIDS Corner.
Daily 11am. 12pm. 1pm | KIDS Corner, Map Ref H2
Daily 12.30pm, 2.30pm | KIDS Corner, Map Ref H2
Become a Junior Farmer, at the CBH Group Grain Shed explore how
five different grains - canola, wheat, barley, oats, lupins - end up as
grub. Mill wheat, flake oats, roll pastry, grade grain and make a health
sushi meal in one of five IGA Cooking with Kids classes held each day.
Watch a baker make a meat pie, take part in a potato dig, spot the queen
bee, find out how dairy gets from farm to fridge, find out about WA’s
apple varieties and go shopping at the Buy West Eat Best supermarket.
Open 9am to 6pm | Farm 2 Food Pavilion, Map Ref J2
We want you to get your hands dirty at our newest interactive exhibit! There will be a mini laboratory where children can extract DNA from
Using an eye-scope, a magnification device for smartphones and tablets,
kids will take a closer look at the creatures living in the soil.
Children will take soil samples from a ‘paddock’ and test them to
discover their pH value. In the digging area children will be testing soil texture to find out
whether the soil is sandy or clay.
With soil samples from around WA, kids will create their own paints
pigmented with soil and create a painting to take home.
Open 9am to 6pm | Discover Dirt Pavilion, Map Ref D4
The stars of the Milking Station are anything but prima donnas.
See our beautiful dairy cows milked six times a day then sample dairy
delights in the Dairy Pavilion. Grab a cheese toastie for $2 and freshly
made milkshakes for $5.
Demonstrations 10am, 12pm, 2pm, & 4pm | Dairy Pavilion, Map Ref D6
All on board as children take the controls
of the CBH Group Grain Train, hop on pint-sized
tractors to get experience in precision
farming and sit in a tractor simulator to
see how farmers let the tractor drive
on auto-steer to plant the crop within
centimeter accuracy. Find out about drone
technology, radio frequency identification
systems that provide information about
the location and well being of livestock
and how wireless weather stations provide
farmers with critical data. These are just
some of the interactive displays at the
Farmtech exhibit that will ensure fun-filled
activities for the youngsters as their eyes
are opened to sophisticated technology
used by today’s farmers.
Open 9am to 6pm | Farmtech Pavilion, Map Ref H3
Cheer on Australia’s fastest wood choppers. Their skill and
stamina is put to the test at the Show’s most energetic competition. The
Wood Chopping Carnival is the biggest and most prestigious in WA with the
Woodchop Arena a must see stop on your Show journey. Today’s competition
was launched in the 1940s and grew from a two day event to the major
drawcard it is now. Wood chopping in WA dates back to 1892 when the first
competition was staged in Albany.
Download 2015 Wood Chopping Catalogue
Open 10am to 5pm | Woodchop Arena, Map Ref B5
You will find yourself knee deep in history when you watch Nation on Show Vietnam’s spectacular water puppets. The water puppetry is performed in a pool of water following a tradition that dates back to the 11th century when it originated in the villages of the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. The stunning performances reference Vietnamese folklore and tell stories of traditional rural life.
Open 9am to 6pm | Map Ref E5
Claremont Showground was a training and accommodation centre for troops of the 10th Light during WWI. This unique exhibit will feature a display of uniforms of the 10th Light Horse, New Zealand and Turkish armies as well as other memorabilia. You will discover the stories of some of these young men including Lieutenant Hugo Throssell, the only 10th Light Horseman to be awarded the Victoria Cross in WWI. Children can make a replica 10th Light Horse paper slouch hat with ostrich plume. Look out for the Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) outside the entrance.
Open 9am to 6pm | Map Ref I4
How much do you know about WA Police? Visit the Police Pavilion
Exhibition to complete the ‘Get to know the WA Police Challenge’ by
searching for Constable Zero from the Triple Zero Kids Challenge game for
You will have the opportunity to meet local policing officers, check out
some police uniforms, get a photo taken with a police motorbike and see live presentations from members of the WA
Police Specialist Units!
Vote for your favourite police dog or horse for your chance to meet them,
join in the colouring in competition and enjoy Constable Care’s garden
themed theatre and story time.
There will be loads of information, giveaways and prizes to be won!
Open 9am to 7pm | Map Ref H5
There is no room for couch potatoes at
Scouts Challenge Zone. Conquer
the climbing wall, the inflatable obstacle
tunnel and the 12-metre rope bridge and
play laser tag.
All day | Map Ref I2
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