FAQ’s | Sand Sculpting at Boneo Discovery Park
ARE DOGS ALLOWED INSIDE THE EVENT?
Unfortunately, due to restrictions, we are not permitted to have dogs inside the event area. However, Seeing eye dogs or guide dogs including in training are permitted.
DO YOU ACCEPT EFTPOS?
Yes, you can use Eftpos inside the event for purchases at the cafe, merchandise etc.
WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH MY ENTRY TICKET?
All inclusions for the your ticket purchase are listed before checkout. Please check these carefully to ensure the wrong tickets are not purchased.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT TO SEE AT “Animalia In Sand”
Sculptures that will blow your mind! You will see the 26 pages of ANIMALIA come alive in sand and augmented reality. Take your time and discover the incredible detail in each sculpture.
IS IT ALL SAND?
Yes most definitely! 100% brickies loam sand.
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE TO BUILD?
It took 15 sculptors (International and Australians) 30 days to prepare, over 5,000 carving hours.
AM I ABLE TO SMOKE OR DRINK INSIDE THE EVENT?
We are a family friendly event and do not permit anyone to smoke whilst inside or outside the event area. Smokers may ask for a ‘pass out’ at the gate to come in and out as they please. We have a licensed café where you can try some of our delicious local beer and wine. BYO is not allowed.
CAN I BUY FOOD INSIDE THE EVENT AREA?
We have a kiosk located in the Kids Zone where you can buy refreshments, ice creams and light snacks. If you are wanting to sit down and relax you can enjoy lunch, coffee, cakes, cold drinks including beer and wine at our lakeside café. You are also more than welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy in either the kids zone or in the games garden (You cannot bring your own food to our café area including the deck this is for café patrons only).
DO YOU PROVIDE REFUNDS ON GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS?
We do not provide refunds, but can exchange your tickets to a different month if you cannot make the month you have booked. Please refer to the terms and conditions of purchase.
CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD & DRINK INTO THE EVENT?
You are more than welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy in either our games garden or kids zone. We have some picnic tables set up that you can use however you may not consume your food to our café or deck area. No BYO alcohol and we ask that you dispose of all your rubbish thoughtfully. BBQS and gas stoves are not permitted.
ARE YOU STILL OPEN WHEN IT’S RAINING?
We sure are! Our sculptures are sprayed with a biodegradable glue which helps repel the rain in wet weather; protecting them to a certain degree. If it is very heavy rain and high winds some activities may be closed. Please check our socials or call us to check we are open if you are unsure. (03)5988 6385
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO LOOK AT THE SCULPTURES?
We cannot answer this as everyone is different! Some people spend hours with us taking photos of every last bit of detail – some spend 15-20 minutes looking at the sculptures. With the added activities and new 27acres available at our new location we strongly recommend giving yourself a few hours at least so you can enjoy everything on offer.
WHERE SHOULD I PARK?
We have free parking available at the venue.
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