Mar 31, 2012

Easter Fun at Australia Zoo

It's as WILD as School Holidays get at Australia Zoo and they've got more fun and games than you can poke a stick at! Visit during the school holidays for FREE face painting, a ripper colouring in competition plus you can enter the Major Prize Draw for you chance to win some awesome prizes!
Terri, Bindi, Robert and Wes Feed the Crocs!*
Watch Terri, Bindi, Robert and Wes feed awesome Croc in the world famous Crocoseum during 12.00/noon Wildlife Warriors show. Don't miss all the jaw snapping action!
Meet Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin!**
Place a bid in our Silent Auction for your chance to WIN a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the Irwin family! By helping raise much needed funds for the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital you could WIN an awesome animal encounter! And who best to have as your tour guide than the Irwin Family?!
Zoo Keeper for a Day
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work as a Zoo Keeper? Well, wonder no more because the school holidays are back, and so is Australia Zoo's holiday program, Zoo Keeper for a Day!
If you are aged between seven and twelve you can join the zoo crew to help feed the animals and clean enclosures, with exclusive behind the scenes access and plenty of hands on action. It's a day you won't forget! Places are limited so bookings are essential.
* Please note the Irwin's will not do the Croc Show on the 15th of April
** Dates subject to change. May not occur on every day throughout this period.

Mar 25, 2012

Earth Hour 2012

At 8.30pm on Saturday 31 March, Earth Hour 2012 will see hundreds of millions of people around the world cross borders of race, religion, culture, geography and society to unite in a single moment of contemplation for the planet and celebration of their year-round commitment to protect it.
WHAT: Earth Hour 2012
WHEN: Saturday 31 March at 8.30pm in your local time zone
WHERE: Across the globe 
WHY: To celebrate your commitment to the planet with the people of the world
HOW: Switch off your lights.

Mar 18, 2012

Aero Engine Run Day

The Queensland Air Museum at Caloundra, presents the Aero Engine Run Day on 31st March, with a special display of aviation horsepower. The museum will be firing up its collection of historic operational aircraft engines and aircraft. The awesome sight and sound of a 1500 horsepower 14 cylinder radial engine powering up an unforgettable experience and one that you wouldn't want to miss. 

The regular museum display of over 50 aircraft and aviation memorabilia is included in the entry fee. An all day barbecue Sausage Sizzle will be operating with cold drinks, tea and coffee. 

Mar 12, 2012

St.Patrick's Day at Australia Zoo

Leaping leprechauns! It's as wild as St Patrick's Day gets as Australia Zoo GOES GREEN to celebrate on 17 March.
Thanks to Nestle Peters, you could win enouch ice-cream for 365 days for you and your family!  Visit Australia Zoo on St Patrick's Day and go in the Major Prize Draw. 
Throughout the day there will be heaps of super cool activities, face painting and games. Find one of hidden lucky coins around the Zoo and win a yummy green ice-cream from BW's ice creamery!
Identify the whereabouts of ten Australia Zoo plant species and go in the draw to win a ripper Australia Zoo prize pack.
You might even spot lucky leprechauns roving around the Zoo! Crikey!
So don't be green with envy, be green at Australia Zoo this St Patrick's Day!

Mar 6, 2012

Noosa Festival of Surfing 2012

The Noosa Festival of Surfing is a week long family event that incorporates amateur and Pro longboard surfing plus a range of other surfing disciplines, including Stand Up Paddle, Tandem and Finless.

Three pro specialty events will offer a total of $7000 at the Noosa Festival of Surfing, presented by Global Surf Industries, March 11-17.   

Money events are:
  • Laguna Bay Longboards Logger Pro ($2500)
  • Golden Breed Noserider Pro ($2500)
  • Seaglass Project Finless Pro ($2000)

The event also includes surf cultural entertainment for all ages. It is the largest surfing event in the world by competitor numbers.