Sand Sculpting

Sand Sculpting Australia is excited to present to you - Friends, Foes & Super Heroes.

From Boxing Day 2014 through to April 26 2015 , Frankston Waterfront will again be transformed as 3,500 tonnes of sand is carved into spectacular sand sculptures. This year Sand Sculpting Australia will present “Friends, Foes & Super Heroes”  - carving iconic and adored Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters.

Journey through the magical sand pathways to see Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, Disney Princesses and Pixar characters such as Buzz, Woody, Lightning McQueen and Mater. Get close to Marvel’s legendary heroes, including Spiderman, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, and The Avengers. Fans of Star Wars are also in for a treat as they can view the sand creations of Yoda, Jabba the Hut and ultimate foe Darth Vadar along with detailed sand sculptures of the might of the Empire’s Death Star and Rebel symbol of hope Luke’s X-Wing fighter.

Don’t miss out on this iconic event as 20 of the worlds best Australian and International sand sculptors present to you – Friends, Foes & Super Heroes for a limited time only.

Integrated with the sculptures will be children’s activities including Sand Sculpting Workshops, Sand Art, Sand Bottles, Sand Diggers, our Giant Sand Pit, Children’s Activity Sheet and our interactive Lego Play Zone, Channel 9 Summer Chill Zone* (Please see below for weekday/weekend timetable of activities)

Plus, on weekends and school holidays, there will be roving entertainment and free face painting.

Frankston Waterfront, 510N Nepean Highway, Frankston
Melway reference: 100A B8

2014/15 DATES
Open every single day from 26 December 2014 to 26 April 2015. Public holidays are open from 10am to 6pm.


26 December 2014 to 31 January 2015
  Monday to Sunday

10am to 6pm

1 February 2015 to 26 April 2015
Monday to Friday
  Saturday and Sunday

10am to 4pm (Last tickets sold at 3.30pm)
10am to 6pm


Adult - $13.50
Concession - $11.00*
Child (3-12 years) - $10.00
Child under 3 - Free
Family 2 adults + 2 children - $40.00 (child aged 3-12 years)
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.

15-19 people - $8.00 per person
20+ people - $7.00 per person

** Groups must be pre booked at least 24 hours prior to arrival to receive the group-booking rate. Bookings can be made by telephoning 03 5986 6684 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Frankston Waterfront 510N Nepean Highway, Frankston, Victoria.
Melway ref:100A B8 and you can find us on Google Maps


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

From Monday – Friday (1 February 2015 – 26 April 2015)

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

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


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

Regular services operate to Frankston from Cranbourne, Dandenong and the Mornington Peninsula.For all timetable information contact Metlink on 131 638 or visit

Peninsula Searoad Transport operates a daily vehicle and passenger service from Queenscliff to Sorrento.For further information contact 03 5258 3244 or visit

Frankston Radio Cabs 03 9786 3322

Peninsula Radio Cabs 03 5979 1305


For more information call us on 03 5986 6684 during business hours or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For daily updated details on opening/closing times, weather, or special events, see our home page.