Gallery: Bendigo Leisurefest 2012

MORE than 14,000 camping and caravanning enthusiasts descended on Bendigo over the weekend for the annual LeisureFest. 

Organisers said bumper crowds turned out for the three day festival. 

More than 250 motor homes, caravans, camper trailers and fifth wheelers were on display. 

Caravans took over the Bendigo Jockey Club for Bendigo Leisurefest.

Caravans took over the Bendigo Jockey Club for Bendigo Leisurefest.

Ian Ross and Pauline Coke from Lake Boga with DriveTech Sumo Springs rep Darren Cogdale.

Ian Ross and Pauline Coke from Lake Boga with DriveTech Sumo Springs rep Darren Cogdale.

Ed and Rosemary Lithgow with Pat Wright and Peter Hooper inside a Winnebago.

Ed and Rosemary Lithgow with Pat Wright and Peter Hooper inside a Winnebago.

Kyenton's Lindsay Boyer with Judy and Barry Hoffman.

Kyenton's Lindsay Boyer with Judy and Barry Hoffman.

Belinda Mills from Hillbilly Camping in Emerald shows her wares to Strathfieldsaye's Janine Butcher.

Belinda Mills from Hillbilly Camping in Emerald shows her wares to Strathfieldsaye's Janine Butcher.

Peter Heritage from the Bendigo Highland Pipe Band has a shoe shine at Colin Wilson's Wonder Wax stall.

Peter Heritage from the Bendigo Highland Pipe Band has a shoe shine at Colin Wilson's Wonder Wax stall.

Matt Bender and his 18 month old daughter Charlee, from Lancefield, check out a camper trailer.

Matt Bender and his 18 month old daughter Charlee, from Lancefield, check out a camper trailer.

Darren Grossman from Oz Tents in Harrietville shows Bendigo's Jeff Torpy through one of his tents.

Darren Grossman from Oz Tents in Harrietville shows Bendigo's Jeff Torpy through one of his tents.

David Miller from WA chats to Harcourt's Michael McLean.

David Miller from WA chats to Harcourt's Michael McLean.