The Hunter River will come alive in a Summer spectacle on Australia Day.
The Maitland River Regatta on Wednesday, January 26, will be a fitting way to wind up the Summer School holidays.
Starting at Lorn's RH Taylor Reserve, patrons can purchase a boat hire ticket and float on down the Hunter River to Lorn Beach.
Tickets are priced at $15 for a one or two-person boat.
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With free activities and entertainment, plus food and drink options, there is something for the whole family to enjoy at either end of the regatta route.
"We are thrilled to bring this exciting new event to Maitland with the help of our friends at Spark Event Group," said Maitland City Council Events Officer Tori Evans.
"We want to highlight the Hunter River and Lorn Beach in a unique way and encourage the community to enjoy the beautiful outdoors during the warmer Summer weather."
The event will run from 3pm to 7pm. To find out more about the Maitland River Regatta and to purchase tickets, visit mait.city/maitlandriverregatta.
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