Magical Park App to Transform Plantation Park

Locals and visitors from out of town are encouraged to be part of the magic and play at Plantation Park, Ayr over the next fortnight as part of Parks Week.

Burdekin Shire Council has joined with Parks and Leisure Australia to bring residents and visitors this exciting activity as part of Parks Week 2017 which runs from 4 – 12 March. The Magical Park will be available for a short two week time only and is aimed at getting families out and about and active together!

Burdekin Shire Council Mayor Lyn McLaughlin said she was excited to see Plantation Park transformed into an exciting and engaging place for children and families.

Magical Park has turned Plantation Park into a digital fantasy land playground by utilising a mobile device and the Magical Park app. The Magical Park is an exciting and engaging world for children and families to explore, creating a blended virtual world seen through the app

Geo AR Games are the creators of Magical Park and their CEO Melanie Langlotz said “We are revolutionizing the way we see technology…literally! Geo AR Games is leading the charge is Geospatial Augmented Reality, an innovative new concept that combines the great outdoors with mobile gaming.”

Burdekin Shire Mayor Lyn McLaughlin said that Council organised for Plantation Park to be transformed for a trial period of two weeks to coincide with Parks Week 2017.

“Plantation Park is the perfect location to host this augmented reality as there is plenty of open space with geo-fencing creating boundaries to ensure safety.

Council would love to see more children and families frequenting Plantation Park and Parks Week is a perfect opportunity to do so,” said Mayor McLaughlin.

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