Get ready to be inspired as Streets Ice Cream's Sand Safari Arts Festival returns on 2017. With the theme ‘Mystical Creatures of the Deep’, witness how the sands and streets of Surfers Paradise transform into a sand art haven.

The festival will start on February 03 to 26 and will also showcase a series of events and activities you surely don't want to miss. To help you on your sand art journey, below is your guide to the 2017 Sand Safari Arts Festival.

Sand Trail – Would you like you see all the art and sand sculptures? Then join the 2017 Sand Trail. All you need to do is grab your own Sand Trail map and explore Surfers Paradise and beyond. Moreover, there will be more than 20 works of art displayed in various locations starting from Tweed Heads to Loganholme. If you want to capture the art, get your camera ready and keep your eyes peeled.

Australian Sand Sculpting Championships – On February 10 to12, make sure to drop by Surfers Paradise foreshore for the live sculpting. Yes, you can watch the country's talented artists carve their life-sized masterpieces up close. Witness how they turn 10 tonnes of sand into a wonderful piece of art. The winner of the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships will be announced on February 12 but all works created will be displayed and can be viewed until the last day.

Inflatable Sea Sculptures by Luke Egan – If you were able to attend the festival’s 2016 edition, you'll definitely remember some one of a kind art such as an enormous green tentacle. That amazing work was created by UK’s renowned mixed media artist. Luke Egan a.k.a Filthy Luker is coming back this 2017 to exhibit more of his bold, clever, and playful inflatable art throughout Surfers Paradise.

Sand Art Activities and Workshops – Would you like to try your hand at sand sculpting? Then don't hesitate to join the workshop and unleash your creativity. The Sand Art Activities and Workshops is free and will run from February 10 onwards.

Are you ready to rediscover the beauty of Surfers Paradise? Then book your Gold Coast accommodation at Waterways Gold Coast apartment rentals in advanced. The holiday apartment is just a few minutes from Surfers Paradise  foreshore.

Image Source : Sand Sculpting Australia