Noosa Festival of Water

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  • Date:
  • Location: Lake Macdonald Amphitheatre & Botanical Gardens, Cooroy, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland
  • Free boat tours on the Lake to the Gerry Cook Fish Hatchery and Water Treatment Plant
  • Free canoeing activities - bookings phone 3278-1033
  •  Free live entertainment featuring local artists
  •  Take a Kid Fishing Program - bookings phone 5482 4766
  •  "Arting About" Children's art activities
  •  Free Water quality testing - bore and dam water samples
  •  Noosa Ratepayers - bring your rate notice and collect 2 free trees from Landcare
  •  Trade and community group displays
  •  Guided bird watching tours
  •  Speakers Tent
  •  Refreshments on sale
  •  Entry free
  •  Parking available at end of Lake Macdonald Drive. Free shuttle to festival.

Noosa Botanic Gardens, Lake Macdonald
Drive, Cooroy
For details, contact Ruth at the Mary River Catchment Resource Centre on
5482 4766/0408 170 102.

Downloadable: "Noosa Festival of Water" Flyer
hosted by the Lake Macdonald Catchment Care Group.
Sunday 17th August 2008
10am - 3pm

The Lake Macdonald Catchment Care Group gratefully acknowledges the sponsorship of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council, Burnett Mary Regional Group, Veolia, Degremont Pty Ltd, Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee, Cooroy Mountain Spring Water, Treemax, ABC Coast FM, and Noosa & District Landcare Group Inc.

The Noosa Festival of Water features a range of activities suitable for the entire family, from live entertainment in the Amphitheatre, free boat tours to the Noosa Water Treatment plant and free tours of the Mary River Cod Hatchery, a program of talks in the Lecture tens including silent movies from Ron West's famous Majestic theatre in Pomona, Take a Kid Fishing with well known fishing experts, as well and displays and demonstrations from a range of commercial and community organisations.

Arting About will also be there, providing an opportunity for young artists to contribute to the Lake Macdonald mural! Noosa biosphere residents can obtain two free trees on presentation of their rates notice at the Noosa Landcare stand, and free dam, creek or bore water sampling is also available from the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee stand.

A range of refreshments will also be available.

Noosa Festival of Water
Lake Macdonald Amphitheatre and Botanical Gardens, Cooroy
17 August 2008 - Activities take place from 10am until 3 pm
( Initially planned for Sunday 1st June, the Noosa Festival of Water will now take place on Sunday 17th August)

For further information contact:
Ruth Hutchison
Lake Macdonald Catchment Care group
Phone: 07 5482 4766
Email Address:


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Lake Macdonald Amphitheatre & Botanical Gardens, Cooroy, Not Assigned

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