FREE FALLING: Ten-year-old Lochlan Ross with his stingray kite at the Kite Karnival in Urangan on Saturday.
FREE FALLING: Ten-year-old Lochlan Ross with his stingray kite at the Kite Karnival in Urangan on Saturday. Cody Fox

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THERE was standing room only at Urangan Pier as spectators flocked to watch the sky fill with kites on Saturday morning.

From children attempting to fly their multicoloured pocket-money purchases to a giant whale shark which blocked out the sunlight, enthusiasts staked out a spot on Urangan beach to fly a kite.

The Kite Karnival was the second last event in Hervey Bay's annual Whale Festival and not only boosted visitor numbers to the region but brought a smile to the faces of both the young and the old.



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