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Great Barwon River Duck Race

The Great Barwon River Duck Race will take place on Easter Saturday (April 8th) starting from the Barwon Heads Bridge around midday.

• Ducks can be purchased online or at selling points that will appear in various locations round Barwon Heads and Ocean Grove in the coming weeks. Link to the Online site to purchase a duck is: Buy-a-Duck

• The are YELLOW ducks for Adults and BLUE ducks for children - each group having their own age related prizes.

• Also .... this year we are holding a Corporate Duck Race where local business  can purchase/decorate their (larger) ducks in a new event. The link to download a form with details about the Corporate Duck Race is here. Corporate Duck 


Pictures from last year's event can be viewed here: Duck Race Gallery

Duck Race Prizes: Yellow - Adult Ducks

1st: 13th Beach Golf Club - Golf package for 4 people; Barwon Heads Hotel - $50 voucher

2nd: Barwon Heads IGA Supermarket: $300 voucher

3rd: Barwon Heads Bendigo Community Bank: $250 Account

4th: Aerochute Joy Flight - 15 minutes $195

5th: Utopia Hair Salon: $100 voucher

6th: Rasta Surf Co.: $100 voucher

7th: Starfish Bakery: $100 voucher

8th: APCO Service Station: $50 voucher; TONIK Surf Centre: $50 voucher.

9th: APCO Service Station: $50 voucher; Barwon Heads Pharmacy$50 voucher.

10th: Lovely Nails and Spa Ocean grove: $40 voucher

Corporate Duck Race Prizes

Winner: Barwon Heads Golf Club Golf Package

Best Dressed Duck: Barwon Heads Hotel voucher - $100

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Duck Race Prizes: Blue - Kids Ducks

1st: Hendry Cycles Ocean Grove - Micro Maxi Deluxe Scooter - $175

2nd: Sunbaker: $125 party pack

3rd: Bellarine Adventure Golf: $28 x 2;  Sunbaker: voucher 6 Iced Donuts

4th: Bellarine Adventure Golf: $28 x 2;  Sunbaker: voucher 6 Iced Donuts

5th: Barwon Heads Sweet Shop: Party Bag $25;  Sunbaker: voucher 6 Iced Donuts

6th: Piping Hot Chicken and Burger Grill: Voucher

7th: MEERKAT Manor Indoor Play Centre: 2 x vouchers; Sunbaker: voucher 6 Iced Donuts

8th: Bookgrove: Children's Book voucher $25

9th: Sunbaker: voucher 6 Iced Donuts.

10th: Sunbaker: voucher 6 Iced Donuts

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Lucky Duck Prizes - Selected at Random from the field

• Barwon Coast Holiday Cabin - 2 people for 2 nights

• A host of prizes provided by Mudges shoes (Ocean grove), The Olive Pit Cafe and Delicatessen (Ocean Grove); Eco Coiffure (Ocean Grove), Beach Side Blooms (Ocean Grove), and Rigby's Homeware (Barwon Heads)

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