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Heart of Gold Discovery Trail Community Event

Following the successful launch of Perth's first virtual gold trail in 2017, we want you to join us again in celebrating Australia’s heart of gold at a free community event and launch of the reverse Heart of Gold Discovery Trail at The Perth Mint on Saturday 20 October 2018. 

An opening ceremony will take place in the forecourt of The Perth Mint, which will also play host to a variety of fun, free gold-themed activities for the whole family. Then set out on your walking adventure from 10.00am, through 11 golden sites to finish in Elizabeth Quay. Trailblazers will unravel the story of a city built on gold, on an interactive journey through the some of the city’s iconic locations. 

The launch of the reverse trail includes refreshed content with augmented reality games to play, captivating photos to reveal, historic tales to discover, fun widgets to use and so much more, via the free Heart of Gold Australia app. There will be something for everyone, including lots of family-friendly activities, with the opportunity to explore a gold mine using virtual reality, have your faced painted gold, enter social media competitions, win real gold nuggets, hunt down a life-size 'golden prospector', receive golden giveaways and much more!

Event prizes and giveaways:

  • Walkers will be given a #heartofgold hat before embarking on the trail.
  • Commemorative #heartofgold medallions can be claimed upon completion of the trail, along with exclusive discount vouchers!
  • Free #heartofgold eco bags will be available to help stash all of the golden giveaways.
  • There are fantastic prizes to be won for the best trail selfies! Share the snaps with #heartofgold, tag us @heartofgoldaus and follow us on Facebook or Instagram for the chance to win! (Terms and conditions apply)

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