Have you ever wanted to step back in time to walk alongside a dinosaur? Well now is your chance to meet Toby the T Rex and Razor the Raptor. They will be roaming around site and performing a stage show each day so if you want to get up close and personal to an extinct species now’s your chance! Photo opportunities will be available.
Trash Puppets is on a mission to save the world…. one puppet at a time.
Trash Puppets empowers people of all ages to get creative using recycled and reused materials.
“We believe that the key to sustainable living is in finding creative solutions to problems. Our playful puppetry workshops are a hands-on, technology-free way for children and families to get creative together.”
Get messy with the Trash Puppet Leaders and learn how to make your very own Trash Puppet!
Half gameshow, half party. All you need is a little sense of humour and the ability to laugh at yourself. During the show the bingo numbers continually prompt snippets of songs, jokes and air guitar competitions that make the crowd the stars of the show. Bogan Bingo will run each day at 4pm in the Central IGA Marquee. Numbers are capped so if you want to take part make sure you arrive at 3.45pm. This ones for the adults, no kids please.
Need for speed? Who doesn’t love go-karting? This year we are so excited to have a pedal go-kart race track on our very own Muster site. Your little ones are going to have the time of their life racing one another in these adrenaline rushing machines.
Calling all kids, come and burn off some energy and roll, flip, bounce around in your own giant zorb ball. You will be able to race your mates around the inflatable track, which you won’t be able to miss on site due to the size of it!
Rock Climbing Wall
Climb above it all and check out the Festival Arena from 8m up! For those scared of heights, why not challenge yourself as the Rock Climbing Wall has full safety equipment so you need not worry about a thing.
Often referred to as the “Guru” of camp oven cooking, Ranger Nick is the master of keeping it simple. He is an entertaining bush cook who has plenty of yarns and poems to tell while teaching the audience how to cook using camp ovens. Ranger Nick will perform three shows daily cooking favourites such as damper, puddings, roasts and more.
Lawn Mower Races
Back again this year due to popular demand is the Australian Ride on Lawn Mower Racing Association. The team will be sure to keep the crowds entertained with their modified ride on mowers which can reach speeds of up to 100km/phr.
Our competitors are revving to go so make sure you don’t miss the chance to come and cheer them on in the Deniliquin Freighters Sports Arena each afternoon.
Peter Hodge Camel Rides
Never seen a camel? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Peter Hodge has been raising camels for over two decades so don’t miss out on meeting his clever companions. Our favourites are Arnold and Cappuccino.
Brophy Bros Circus
No Muster would be complete without a big top circus. Come along to one of the multiple Wild West shows for a good belly laugh. Family favourites such as miniature ponies, clowns, fire twirling and whip cracking are on the bill with some new additions all guaranteed to “whip” the audiences in to a frenzy.
We are lucky enough to have the best whip crackers in the country putting on a show for the Deni Ute Muster patrons. Having travelled from all corners of Australia to be here, you will be blown away by the talent as the Riverina Whip Cracking Challenge takes place.
Fancy giving it a go for yourself? Have a crack in the Novice event which will take place at 3pm Friday.
Come and see the axes fly at the Wood Chop Demonstrations. There will be a wide range of cutters including juniors, pro’s and sawyers. There are no logs too big for these wood chopping fanatics.
Come along and witness the most heart pounding sport on earth at the Bull Ride Spectacular. The 2019 Bull Ride will feature the best bucking bulls from the Woodall’s Rodeo stock.
Watch them rapidly charge out the chutes and experience the longest 8 seconds of your life. Can the rider hold on for that long or not?
Decentralised Demountables Family Centre
The Fusion group will be running free children’s activities from 9am each day, including face painting, wood work, crafts, games and much more! Baby change and Mothers area are available here as well as free tea and coffee. A place where everyone is welcome to sit down and recharge their batteries before heading back out to enjoy the entertainment.
Show n Shine
The Coates Hire Show n Shine is not to be missed! Displaying the best Utes from all over Australia, this competition is the perfect opportunity to showcase your Ute and prove why it is the best of its kind. Competitors will also have the opportunity to win $500 per category winner and have a chance at taking home the whopping $4,000 and the prestigious title of ‘Ute of the Year’ winner.
Categories this year are Best BnS Ute, Best Street Ute, Best 4×4 Ute, Best Themed Ute, Best Chicks Ute, Best Country Ute, Best Original/Restored Ute and the first car category ever – The Best Off-Road Car.
Entries now open on our website.
You’ve seen the Muster from the ground, but have you ever wondered what the Deni Ute Muster site looks like from above? Take a flight with the Geelong Helicopter crew and try and spot your camp site from the sky.
Wheel of Death
This fast paced routine takes place atop a 10 meter high “space frame” with a steel cage at one end which rotates around a central axle. This high adrenaline act is performed without the aid of safety nets or wires making it a truly on the edge of your seat experience. Watch as our daredevil performer manoeuvres his way around this apparatus while jumping, skipping and executing precise acrobatics.
There will be 2 shows performed each day next to the Circus.
The Berkley Supertank gives you a fish’s eye view. The Berkley Supertank gives you a fish’s eye view. This spectacular 15 metre long perspex sided giant mobile fish tank harbours natural habitat and loads of fish. You will see what the fish actually sees from under water without having to get wet.
Michael Cooke will demonstrate many different types of Berkley lures and will show how the fish react to them and the different techniques used by many of today’s top anglers.
Sick of walking, no worries, jump aboard the Muster Train and we will chauffeur you around the festival arena. Pick up will be from Gate 2, Gate 3, Gate 5 stopping at various places along the way.
New to the Muster site this year is our giant sandpit. The kids will be able to spend hours building castles, utes or whatever they love while you can relax and watch their wonderful creations unfold from the seating area.
Applications for the Circlework, Barrel Race and Go to Wo Competitions are now available online. If you think you have what it takes to get the crowd going and WOW the judges then this is the competition for you.
The little Musterers favourite corner is back again in 2019! We have all the crowd favourites including dodgem cars, a Ferris wheel and fast paced rides for the adrenaline junkies.
Wild Action isn’t a ‘petting-zoo’ it is far from it! They are Australia’s leading wildlife education Zoo. Their educational ethos is simple, “How can we save something, if we don’t understand it or love it?” Their shows and ‘animal activations’ are hands-on, engaging and informative. There will be an unbeatable array of wildlife, suitable for all ages in attendance at this year’s Muster.
There will be 3 stage shows performed daily with a chance to get up and close with the animals.