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These school holidays, your mission is to map the life of the Maroochy Wetlands Santuary.

Join the fun of the Eco-Hunt and see what life you can discover. Open to 'kids' of all ages!

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Note: It must be the same email address that you're already using on QuestaGame. If you don't have a QuestaGame account yet, go to QuestaGame.com, download the app, and register today!

It's FREE to join the adventure! 

For your chance to win, be sure to register on this page. Then use the QuestaGame app to submit sightings of the life you find (animals, plants or fungi) within the Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary (on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland) between 30 June and 15 July, 2018. Or you can ID sightings through the app, or in QuestaGame's Bio-Expertise Engine.

Share your adventures with the #bioquesting hashtag on social media!

Highlights from last year's Eco-Hunt:



Champion Spotter

Highest overall score for an individual based on sightings submitted.

Prize: $100 voucher from Whites IGA Bli Bli

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Champion Identifier

Highest score from correct IDs provided by an individual (through the in-game QuestaLab or the QuestaGame's Bio-Expertise Engine) during the competition and until the time that all competition sightings have been verified.

Prize: 1 Family Pass (2A3C) on Maroochy Nature Cruises

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Best Find

Highest scoring individual sighting.

Prize:  Family Day Pass for the River Shore Resort (with credit to be used in restaurant or bar)

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Active Adventurer Prize Draw

One QuestaGamer who has submitted at least 3 eligible sightings within the competition period, drawn at random.

Prize: 1 Family Pass (2A3C) on Maroochy Nature Cruises

Know your Fiddler from your Mud crabs?

That's great! Then why not identify sightings through the Bio-Expertise Engine? You'll be helping budding naturalists learn, and ensuring high quality data for research (see QuestaGame's data on GBIF.org). You'll could even win the Champion Identifier prize!

And why not choose a local Sunhine Coast environmental group as your cause through our Pays to Know Nature Fund? You'll be earning them rewards for each correct ID you provide.

QuestaGame's conservation partners:

Live results to come!

The Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary Eco-Hunt is just one of many QuestaGame BioQuest that you can be a part of. BioQuesting with QuestaGame will empower you to experience, learn about, and protect the diversity of life on Earth. You'll be taken on an adventure into nature, where you'll see the life around you in a whole new light.

  • experience nature on real outdoor adventures.

  • learn secrets of the life around you with expert feedback on all your sightings.

  • help protect the environment 

    • your sightings will contribute to biodiversity research.

    • your correct IDs will help support QuestaGame's environmental partners (learn how).

This bioQuest has been made possible thanks to the support of the Sunshine Coast Council.

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