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Easter Holiday fun throughout the region

Macadamias Australia hop into the Easter weekend

There are a range of activities on offer by local organisations to provide some Easter holiday fun.

Macadamias Australia hop into the Easter weekend

Macadamias Australia are looking forward to hosting two school holdiay events over the Easter long weekend in the macadamia orchard on Goodwood Road.

The weekend will kick off with the Easter Saturday movie night showing a favoutire easter movie, Hop!.

Bookings are essential to secure your place with the event including a snack pack per person, featuring the tasty macadamias.

The night will kick off from 5:30pm and you can contact the team for tickets at tourisminfo@macadamiasaustralia.net.

Family Fun Day

Easter Sunday will see the first of what is hoped to be many more Famiy Fun Day's.

The day has been designed to provide families the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors together and in a family friendly environment amongst the macadamia orchard.

Kicking off from 10am, a number of egg-citing easter activities will be on offer including an egg and spoon race, easter arts and crafts, and our Easter Hunt just before our lunch which children aged 3-12yo will be able to participate.

Participants will be required to find tokens amongst the orchard and once they have collected their easter themed items they will be rewarded with some easter treats.

The picnic will feature the macadamia inspired menu and showcase a variety of savoury items and sweet treats for all to enjoy and then what better way to finish off the afternoon than one of our Nana’s Pantry Macadamia Gelato.

It is expected to be a fun-filled day, with the community encourgaed to book their places quickly as places are limited.

Tickets are per person and available by contacting the team at tourisminfo@macadamiasaustralia.net.

Macadamias Australia is open to the public daily throughout the school holidays inclusing Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 10 – 3pm, although will be closed on Good Friday.

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Free ranger guided “Discover Mon Repos” walks are on offer, with rangers welcoming you to come and enjoy everything the conservation park has to offer.© Queensland Government

Discover Mon Repos Guided Walks

If you are looking to get outdoors these school holidays, look no further than the Mon Repos Turtle Centre.

These holidays, free ranger guided “Discover Mon Repos” walks are on offer, with rangers welcoming visitors to enjoy everything the conservation park has to offer.

There are three walks to choose from, ensuring there is something for everyone:

Birds and beasties—discover birds and other animals that are found in the park.

Coastal systems—find out about the secret life of mangroves, salt marshes and sand dunes

Discover Mon Repos—rangers share their knowledge on the park and turtle conservation.

The walks will journey south along the trails and back via the beach, learning about the unique flora and fauna along the way.

They will also share some of the history of the region, such as how the Mon Repos name came about, the marvels of Bert Hinkler and the turtle conservation efforts led by Dr Col Limpus.

The duration of the walk is approximately 45 minutes, with participants being asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to the walk for check in at the Turtle Centre.

Sun safety is a must, including sunscreen, hat and sunglasses as well as a reusable water bottle and mosquito repellent.

Walkers should wear comfortable shoes and to bring a rain jacket if rain is predicted.

You can book your session here.

For further enquiries, please contact the team on (07) 4159 1652 or email monrepos@des.qld.gov.au

Moore Park Beach Arts Easter Holiday Treasure Hunt

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An Easter basket is up for grabs as part of the Moore Park Beach Arts Group Easter Holiday Treasure Hunt.

Easter holiday fun with arts group

The Moore Park Beach Arts group is calling for kids to get creative these holidays with the chance to win an Easter basket.

Each day until Thursday 14 April a new item will be listed on Facebook, Instagram and the group’s website.

Those participating are asked to make a collection of all these items, whether it be physically, or by taking a photo or doing a drawing or even making a sculpture.

Once all of the days have been completed, participants are required to send a collage or individual photos of the whole collection by 12 noon by Saturday 16 April.

You can send these via email or on Facebook Messenger to the Moore Park Beach Arts Facebook page.

More information about the competition is available here.

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