Join in the fun and spark your Christmas spirit by exploring all of Bendigo’s beautiful Christmas decorations and playspaces while collecting Augmented Reality reindeers, presents and Santa’s! There will be 18 Augmented Reality Christmas icon hidden at 18 different spots around Bendigo.
Please note you can collect icons on different days from different locations if you need to, Christmas icons do not need to be collected all at once.
The Bendigo Christmas Hunt is the perfect for the whole family to get involved and enjoy, to get active in the warmer months, discover new places in Bendigo for the kids to play and adults to explore. The locations the Christmas icons are hidden are:
1. Rosalind Park Piazza
2. Queen Victoria Gardens
3. Lansell Gardens
4. Bendigo Visitor Centre
5. Bendigo Town Hall
6. Hargreaves Mall playspace
7. Mulga Bill playspace
8. Canterbury Gardens
9. Eaglehawk Town Hall
10. Crook Street Park play space
11. Crook Street Park Christmas decoration
12. Lake Weeroona Play Space
13. Lake Weeroona Christmas super banners
14. Gateway Park Christmas Tree
15. Gateway Park boardwalk
16. Axedale Park playspace
17. Axedale Park Christmas Tree
18. Cooinda Park playspace
How to participate:
1. Search "Bendigo Christmas Hunt' in your app store and download the free app onto your mobile smart device.
2. Click on ‘map’ to view the location of each of the Christmas icons
3. Visit each of the 10 of the 18 locations. At each location click on "gift hunt' and scan your surrounds to find your virtual Christmas icon
4. When you find a Christmas icon, tap on it to add to your Santa sack.
6. Good luck and have fun exploring Bendigo!
Christmas icons are all hidden near Christmas decorations, parks and play spaces (you will not need to go inside any of the landmarks/venues)
Some are easy to find, some are a little more tricky. You might need to walk around the location to find them!