Shoal Point Beautiful Walk 2017

IMG_0229_small.jpgLow Tide Beautiful Walk

23 July 2017, 3pm-5pm

Cnr Denman Ave & O'Brien Esplanade, Shoal Point

It has been a while since we held a Beautiful Walk so we decided to begin again with one of our favourites, at Shoal Point. We have timed this walk to coincide with a very low tide when all of sandy and rocky foreshore will be exposed. 

You'll see lots of amazing creatures such as this feather star. Feather stars are crinoids and related to starfish and sea urchins. They have been described as "the most peaceful and beautiful starfish." It is very pleasing to watch their delicate tentacles wave in the tidal currents as they capture their food.

Shoal Point has an abundance of sea life. It's hard to know what will turn up with each tide but we have seen soft corals, spider crabs, starfish, sea urchins and many other creatures on previous visits. Bring your camera, you won't be disappointed. 

We'll be walking in places where there are a few rocks and shallow water so please wear enclosed footwear. Feel free to bring some food and stay around for a chat after the walk. 

As with all our Beautiful Walks, there is no charge for participating. Please RSVP for the walk as numbers are limited. 

WHEN
July 23, 2017 at 3pm - 5pm
WHERE
Shoal Point Park
15a Denman Ave
Shoal Point, Qld 4740
Australia
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CONTACT
Peter McCallum · · 0402 966 560
40 RSVPS
Mathew Bing Elaine Nicolson Philippa Kiernan David Pearson Jamie Feeney Jim Baxter Sally Whitson alexandria lange jenni allman Kellie George Clare Johnston Peter McCallum Penny McMahon Deb Beagley Maggie Mckeown

Who's RSVPing

Mathew Bing
Elaine Nicolson
Philippa Kiernan
David Pearson
Jamie Feeney
Jim Baxter
Sally Whitson
alexandria lange
jenni allman
Kellie George
Clare Johnston
Peter McCallum
Penny McMahon
Deb Beagley
Maggie Mckeown
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