Australia Day attraction sure to a-maze

Jessica CuthbertAlbany Advertiser
Simone Klose and Anna Kiddle with Caleb Klose, 12, Joshua Klose 9, Jack Turco, 11 and Matilda Turco, 8.
Camera IconSimone Klose and Anna Kiddle with Caleb Klose, 12, Joshua Klose 9, Jack Turco, 11 and Matilda Turco, 8. Credit: Laurie Benson Albany Advertiser

Families will get lost in the fun this Australia Day and a new attraction is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Middleton Beach will be a hive of fun and activity at the Middleton Beach and Australia Day Festival from January 20-26.

This year, an exciting addition to the festival is the big Aussie-themed maze.

Opening on Sunday, January 20, the exciting new attraction is all about the land Down Under, with a water gun tower, an Australiana quiz to test your Aussie knowledge, and an Aussie Animal Hunt for younger children.

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From January 21, Middleton Beach will become a one-stop-shop for summer fun with laserscape, bouncy castles, stand-up paddle boarding, yoga classes, sand sculptures, daily workshops and more.

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Another new festival feature will be twilight artisans’ markets on Friday, January 25, with more than 20 stalls for visitors to browse from 4pm-8pm.

The week will end with the annual Australia Day activities, which includes the Rotary Club Breakfast from 7am at Eyres Park, followed by the Men’s Resource Centre HBF Fun Run at 8am at the beachfront.

From midday, the Australia Day Festival will feature workshops, bubble soccer, giant games, zumba, beach volleyball, Jamie the Clown and more.

The day will end with an outdoor movie screening of Disney’s Moana at sunset, with food and drink available from surrounding businesses.

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