27 January 2017
There’s no excuse to stay at home this month with a range of action-packed events hitting NSW throughout February. Get out of the city and check out five of the best events happening in NSW this month.
Head down to Bathurst this month and cheer on the world’s best race car drivers in this 12-hour endurance race. Drivers from across the world will hit Mount Panorama in a thrilling race from dawn until dusk.
Fans of fast cars won’t want to miss this event as it includes GT3 and GT4 vehicles, as well as production-based and specialised endurance vehicles. Camping options are also available for the ultimate family camping trip.
Witness one of the most significant NRL matches of the season as the best players in the NRL take on the Indigenous All Stars at the McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle. The Indigenous All Stars will be out to prove themselves against the World All Stars, a world team playing for their country of origin.
The Club Marine Southern 80 is a water ski race that takes place on the Murray River between Torrumbarry and Echuca. One of Australia’s largest regional events, this annual race attracts crowds of over 80,000.
Spectators can look forward to a range of entertainment including freestyle motocross exhibitions, children’s entertainment, food vendors and a public bar. With the course including over 120 bends and competitors expected to reach speeds of up to 200km/hr, this event is not to be missed.
The Komunity Project Great Lakes Pro is a five-day surfing competition held at Boomerang Beach. Over 200 of the world’s best male and female surfers will compete in the third of four stops on the recently announced Vissla NSW Pro Surf Series.
Watch both Australian and international surfers gain ranking points and win prize money on the WSL Qualifying Series.
With fantastic weather and a good chance of getting some northeasterly swells, February is the perfect time for Surfest, the biggest surfing festival in Australia. Founded in 1985, this popular festival celebrates both the laidback lifestyle and competitive aspects of surfing.
Head down to Merewether Beach to catch a glimpse of the world’s best surfers as they battle it out to win the coveted Mark Richards ‘MR’ trophy.