Animals at the Show

From competing dogs, horses, cattle, birds and bees to the family-friendly petting zoo. No visit to the show is complete without a visit to the animal stars.

The 2021 Rockhampton Agricultural Show traditionally will be host to: 

  • Reptile shows
  • Petting zoos
  • Bees and honey 
  • Horses
  • Stud cattle
  • Poultry
  • Dog shows


Not to miss animal experiences! 

RESTA Reptile Shows | 9am - 4pm daily on The Fairground
Featuring interactive presentations of a range of venomous and non-venomous snakes and pythons, lizards, crocodiles and all your favourite creepy crawlies are guaranteed to delight every member of the audience.

Mr Real Estate Farmyard | 9am - 7.30pm daily in the Walter Pierce Pavilion 
The Mr Real Estate Farmyard is the place to see a range of real life nursery rhyme characters. From Little Bo-Peep the white wool sheep to Billy Goats Gruff and the three little pigs. There will even be an alpaca with maracas and a drama llama to meet from Melville's Entertainment! Melville’s are famous for being industry leaders in animal experiences for over 25 years and are a popular must see visit.  But that's not all! Local alpaca farms are making a special appearance too!  Parents can rest their weary feet at the Cafe while the kids explore The Farmyard.