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Party on Magnetic Island

Australia Day: Thurs 26 Jan

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Come and enjoy Australia Day 2017 on Thursday 26 January right here on Magnetic Island! You could travel the island to test your skills in all the competitions, or find a favourite and settle into an afternoon of fun. Here are your choices:


Picnic Bay Hotel
The annual Aussie Games Day includes Pie Eating Competition, Thong Throwing Competition, Keg Throwing and lots more with great prizes to win! Plus Triple J's Hottest 100.

Arcadia Village Hotel - Annual Oz Day Cricket Match + MORE
Starting at 10am get ready for the annual Australia Day Cricket Match, plus a FREE kids jumping castle, Triple J's Hottest 100 and a BBQ lunch set for 1pm. Live music from Ross River Band.


Base Backpackers (Nelly Bay)
Starting at 10am challenge yourself to the Sausage Sanger Eating Competition, or the Thong Throwing Competition, maybe Beach Volleyball, plus Triple J's Hottest 100 and a DJ from 8pm until late head to Base this Australia Day. BBQ also available from midday.



Sandi's On Magnetic Island (Horseshoe Bay)
THE CHALLENGE: You must finish 8XXXX chilli wings that are coated in the world's hottest sauce. They will be hot, hot, hot!!! How hot can you handle?
THE PRIZE: A bottle of Uberfire Chilli Sauce, (the world's hottest chilli sauce), a jug of beer to put out the flames and the glory and title of 'Absolute Bloody Legend'!
Limited spots and bookings are essential.
Call 4758 1673 to book your spot.


Marlin Bar
Triple J's Hottest 100 from 11am plus $15 Parmy Night.