More than 500 families attend Taieri treasure hunt event

Search party ... Zaire Berland-Schippers (3) and her parents Ashley Schippers (left) and Tyler Berland, all of St Clair, search for clues at the Wal's Family Fun Day Treasure Hunt on Sunday.

A celebration of life on the Taieri finished with a treasure hunt on Sunday.

Wal’s Family Fun Day Treasure Hunt organiser Michelle Lightfoot said more than 500 families completed a treasure hunt at Wal’s Plant and Fun Land on Sunday.

“It was fantastic.”

The booty for the treasure hunters included rides on the miniature train and a bouncy castle.

The fun day was the final event of the Festival of the Plain – a week of community events beginning with Party in the Park on February 23, Mrs Lightfoot said.

The annual treasure hunt was in its second year.

“The turnout has been great,” she said.