Sand Sculpting

Storyland 2013/14
Sand Sculpting Australia Frankston Waterfront 'Storyland' is here!  


For 4 months from Boxing Day, Frankston Waterfront is transformed as 3,500 tonnes of sand is carved into spectacular sand sculptures. This year the team of talented International and Australian sculptors have brought to ‘life’ in meticulous detail “Story Land”.

We invite you to immerse yourself into a world where reality and fantasy combine as we bring to life popular Penguin book titles including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Mr. Men and Little Miss Books, Angry Birds, Postman Pat, Angelina Ballerina, Flower Fairies and so many more!
Integrated with the sculptures will Speed Carving Demonstrations, Sculptors Tours and Talks, along with a range of children’s activities including Sand Sculpting Workshops, Sand Art, Sand Bottles, Sand Pens, Sand Diggers, our Giant Sand Pit, Children’s Activity Sheet, Lego Play Zone and the Channel 9 Summer Chill Zone. Plus on weekends and school holidays, there will be roving entertainment and face painting.
 
WHERE
Frankston Waterfront, 510N Nepean Highway, Frankston
Melway reference: 100A B8

2013/14 DATES
Open daily from 26 December 2013 to 27 April 2014 

OPENING HOURS
26 December 2013 to 26 January 2014
Monday to Sunday
10:00am to 7pm (Last tickets sold at 6:00pm)
27 January 2014 – 27 April 2014
Monday to Friday
Saturday & Sunday
10:00am to 4pm (Last tickets sold 3:30pm)
10:00am to 6pm (Last tickets sold 5.30pm)
  
PRICES
Adult - $12.50
Concession - $10.00*
Child - $9.00
Child under 3 - Free
Family 2 adults + 2 children - $39.00
Extra Child with Family Ticket only - $6.00
**Concession cards must be shown – We accept Senior, Disability, Student, Carers & Pension cards.  Please note:  Health Care Cards are not accepted.

Pre-booked group - 15-19 people - $7.50 per person**
                           - 20+ people - $6.50 per person** 
 
The event itself is Cash Only – all tickets (except for group bookings) can be purchased on the day at the ticket box located at the main entrance of the event or at the Frankston Visitor Information Centre using a debit or credit card (no cash out sorry).
If you would like to pre-purchase tickets online please click here

LOCATION
Frankston Waterfront
510N Nepean Highway, Frankston, Victoria.
Melway ref:100A B8 and you can find us on Google Maps
 
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES
 Free activities are available for children on weekends, school holidays and public holidays. The activities will run from 10am until 4pm daily.

On Saturday, Sunday, all School Holidays & Public Holidays the following activities will take place:
 
Free with Entry:
Sand Sculpting Workshops
Lego Play Zone
Giant Sand Pit
Children’s Activity Sheet
Face painting
Speed Carving
 
Paid Activities
Sand Art
Sand Bottles
Sand Pens
Diggers
 
From Monday – Friday (27 January 2014 – 27 April 2014)
 
Free with Entry:
Access to the Sand Sculpting Workshop Area
Access to the Lego Play Zone
Access to the Giant Sand Pit
Children’s Activity Sheet
 
Paid Activities:
Half price Sand Art
Full priced Sand Bottles/Sand Pens
Diggers
 
Activity Overview
  • Sand Sculpting Workshops – a professional sculptor will teach you the basics of sand sculpting and let you have a go at creating your own masterpiece.
  • Face Painting
  • Speed Carving - watch our professional sculptor create a mini masterpiece in the blink of an eye
  • Giant Sand Pit – Hours of sandy fun
  • Lego Play Zone – Make your own  ”Story Land ” Lego creation
  • Craft Activities – Sand Art, Sand Bottles and Sand Pens ranging from $5.00
  • Little Diggers – become an earth mover on our Sand Diggers
 
Meal Deals available for Groups
Meal Deals include:
·         All day entry to Sand Sculpting Australia
·         Souvenir program
·         Guided tour
·         Drink of your choice
·         Norgen Vaaz (2scoop) ice-cream
 
$18 Package:
Fresh Sandwiches, drink of your choice & ice cream
 
$25 PackageChoice of:
·         Fish, Chips & Salad
·         Lasagna, Chips & Salad
·         Pasta & Salad
·         Quiche, Chips & Salad
·         Pizza, Chips & Salad
·         Plus drink of your choice & ice cream
 
$28 Package – Choice of:
·         Chicken Snitzel burger & Chips
·         Beef Burger & Chips
·         Vegie Burger & Chips
·         Plus drink of your choice & ice cream
 
$32 Package:
·         Seafood Basket, Chips & Salad
·         Plus drink of your choice & ice cream
 
Terms & Conditions of Group Bookings:
  • Group bookings prices (not packaged) include a welcome talk only.
  • Guided tour extra $25.00 per group. 
  • To receive the group discount rate, you must pre-book.
  • To receive lunch package bookings 2 weeks prior are essential
 
We can also tailor a special packages designed for Mothers’ Groups, birthday parties or school excursions. Just contact us.
 
HOW TO FIND US
From Melbourne CBD via Nepean Highway
 
From Portsea/Sorrento via Point Nepean Road
 
From Eastern suburbs via Eastlink (tolls apply)
 
Throughout the City of Frankston, free 2-hour parking is available on most streets.  There are also paid parking areas available, both with and without time limits.  Please check signs carefully when parking to avoid any violation of local by-laws, especially at the Frankston Waterfront where paid parking was introduced in November 2011.  These parking machines take coins or credit card.
 
The event is a 10-minute walk from Frankston Station, and Met link operates an electrified rail service from Melbourne CBD to Frankston.  The journey takes approximately one hour.
A diesel service also operates to Frankston from Stony Point, with stations at Crib Point, Bittern, Tyabb, Hastings and Somerville.
 
For all timetable information contact Metlink on 131 638 or visit www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au
 
Regular services operate to Frankston from Cranbourne, Dandenong and the Mornington Peninsula.For all timetable information contact Metlink on 131 638 or visit www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au
 
Peninsula Searoad Transport operates a daily vehicle and passenger service from Queenscliff to Sorrento.For further information contact (03) 5258 3244 or visit www.searoad.com.au
 
Frankston Radio Cabs    (03) 9786 3322
Peninsula Radio Cabs    (03) 5979 1305
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For daily updated details on opening/closing times, weather, or special events, see our home page.