RC CARS

From beginner to advanced, we have the perfect RC truck for you

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PARTS

Browse parts, manuals, parts diagrams, how-to videos and more

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MODELS

Get stuck into a detailed model from our extensive range

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Why Hobbies Direct?
PARTS FINDER

Customers love using our parts finder to find replacement and upgrade parts.

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LOWEST PRICES

We offer the lowest prices straight up. Our bulk ordering and automatic pricing model ensures this.

FAST DELIVERY

Lightning-fast same-day dispatch for orders placed before 1pm.

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HUGE RANGE

Our massive Geelong (VIC) warehouse is fully stocked with a vast range of the best hobby products.

5 STAR SERVICE

A team of experienced hobbyists with hundreds of 5-star reviews ready to help you.

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FAMILY BUSINESS

It all started in 2008 when two brothers loved their drift cars a little too much.

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What customers say
Victor Handley-Parsons
5/5 a year ago
I go there quite a bit to get my car's fixed all the staff are so helpful at all times 👍
J3WF1SH K1NG
5/5 2 months ago
Great website. Select the cars you own and the stock and aftermarket parts that suit the car show up, some cars show schematics of part numbers to. Delivery is quicker to New South Wales and it is for my local 15kms away is to deliver something, not even joking! Thanks again team 👍🏼
Sue Bowman
5/5 a month ago
Thanks to Mario for all his help and advice with my first model tank build in 45 years. It turned out great. Excellent service. Cheers James Bowman. Canberra ACT.
Izzii Kara
5/5 in the last week
Walked in to buy a screw and walked out with a remote control vehicle. The staff were very efficient, friendly and helpful. I spoke to a bloke by the name of Justin and the customer servicer was outstanding. Sorry JayCar but you just didn't make the cut. Thanks Hobbies Direct you have made my day!
Graeme Coster
5/5 a month ago
Fantastic service from Aaron. Talked me through powering a 1 metre model tug. Made more progress in 1 day than I have in months. Thanx Aaron

Hobbies Direct - Online Hobby Shop

What do we do?

We sell a wide range of hobby products (specialising in radio control and plastic models) directly to the public via our online shop and shop in Breakwater (Geelong VIC, an hour south of Melbourne). We are a team of hobbyists that pride ourselves on customer service and are dedicated to continuous improvement.

Our story

2008 - the founders Hamish and Angus (brothers) were just 13 and 12 years old when they purchased their first hobby-grade radio control drift car and couldn't stop modifying it. Soon after, they imported 4 drift cars and sold them on eBay from their bedroom.

2009 - they merged with their parents' (Julie and Andrew) business Web and Warehouse and continued on growing, learning and of course, playing.

2015 - the hobby section was growing so fast they decided to separate the hobby section to its own entity to provide a smoother experience. This is when Hobbies Direct was born and we launched hobbiesdirect.com.au.

Hobbies Direct is now Australia's largest hobby store and continues to innovate and pioneer the hobby industry.

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Meet the team
Hamish

Purchasing

Andrew

Importing

Cody

Sales & Support

Ron

Sales & Support

Aaron

Product Specialist

Alex

Warehousing

Shayne

Data Analyst

Julie

Admin & Packaging

Lucy

Admin & Packaging

Wendy

Chief Paper Shredder

Angus

Web Developer

Dan

Senior Web Developer

Mario

Product Sales & Support

Stella

Packaging

Belinda

Accounts

Bridey

Admin & Packaging

Alannah

Admin & Packaging

William

Product Photography

Hugh

Sales & Support

Scott

Sales & Support

Josh

Warehousing