Sandcastle Competition

Crack out the bucket and spade to win prizes with this fantastic competition you can do in your own time.


We have loads of vouchers to give away over the course of the competition, there are literally heaps of chances to win!

Plus, a major prize of a family pass for a rafting trip with Hidden Valleys on the Rangitata River, and a $100 voucher for The Green Man at Peel Forest for lunch or dinner.  Total prize value of just under $900!

How to enter:

Simply head to Caroline Bay and build a fantastic sandcastle/sculpture any time up until midday on February 6.

Take a photo of your finished creation and either:

  • Email it to us here,  or
  • Upload it to your Facebook or Instagram page with #seasidefesttimaru.  Your page/post MUST be public or we won't see it.

Prize categories:

At the conclusion of the festival the major prize winner will be announced, as well as a voucher winner under each of the following age categories:

  • Junior - 12 and under
  • Senior - 13 +

Terms and conditions.

Seaside Festival Sandcastle Competition is run by Venture Timaru Ltd.  Entries close at midday on February 6 2022.  The main prize drawn will happen after the entries close.  Winners will be announced on the Seaside Festival Facebook page, or via return email.  Venture Timaru (the promoter) reserve the right to select and announce prize winners at their discretion, no correspondence will be entered into.  See above for how to enter. The prizes are not redeemable for cash. The Competition is open to NZ residents.  Venture Timaru reserves the right to amend, vary, extend or discontinue the promotion at any stage, for any reason.   To the fullest extent permitted by law Venture Timaru will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to direct or consequential loss) or for personal injury as a result of promotion entry or winning the prize. All entries become the property of Venture Timaru and may be shared and used for promotional purposes.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or any other social network.