Explore Program

Explore program - ranger guided activities December and January

Date

Time

Place

Activity

Every weekend in December and January

10 am – 3 pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Sanctuary

Explore the Sanctuary

Come and meet a volunteer interpreter who will help you discover the natural wonders of the Sanctuary.

Cost: included in entry fee

No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every day in December and January

1.30 pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Sanctuary

Pelican feed

Join a wildlife officer as they feed the pelicans. Learn about pelicans and other remarkable wetland inhabitants. Meet at Pond 4 Boardwalk in the Sanctuary at 1.30 pm

Cost: included in entry fee

No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every Saturday in December

2.30 pm – 3 pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Eucalypt Forest Koala Enclosure

Koalas in the canopy

Learn about these fascinating marsupials and then take a stroll around the Eucalypt Forest Enclosure and try to spot koalas yourself.  Meet at the Eucalypt Forest Car Park.

Cost: included in entry fee

No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every Sunday in December

4 pm – 4.45 pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Sanctuary

Platypus pursuits

Come platypus spotting in the Sanctuary and learn more about these amazing animals with a Tidbinbilla Ranger.  Meet at the Sanctuary’s main entrance.

Cost: included in entry fee

No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every day in the School holidays

11 am – 11.30 am

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Visitors Centre

Corroboree Frogs

Hear the story of the critically endangered corroboree frog and the captive breeding program at Tidbinbilla that is helping to save this iconic species from extinction.

Cost: Free

No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every day in the School holidays

12.30 pm – 1.30pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Sanctuary

Waterbugs in the Sanctuary

Ever wondered what else lives in the waters of the Sanctuary Wetlands? Want to see strange and amazing animals up close? Come down to the boardwalk in the Tidbinbilla Sanctuary to discover the mirco-world of Water Bugs! Meet at Pond 4 Boardwalk in the Sanctuary.

Cost: Free

No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every day from 10 December

9 am – 5 pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Visitors Centre

Burrunju Aboriginal Art Exhibition

Drop in to the Tidbinbilla Visitors Centre to admire a selection of artwork by indigenous artists with paintings, glassworks and artifacts on display. Please check the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Facebook page for details of the official opening celebrations. Works are available for purchase.

Cost: Free

No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Saturday 3 December and Saturday 17 December

7.45 pm – 10 pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Tidbinbilla after dark

Join a guided spotlight tour to discover the hidden secrets of Tidbinbilla at night. Possums, kangaroos, koalas, Long-nosed Potoroos, Eastern Bettongs and Southern Brush-tailed Rock Wallabies all emerge at dusk.

Cost: adults $40 per person, children (7-12 years) $30 per person, family (2 adults and 2 children) $125.

Bookings essential:

http://naturewise.com.au/eco-holidays/nsw-act/tidbinbilla-tid-after-dark/

Wednesday and Saturdays in the school holidays (21, 24, 28 & 31 December)

10.30 am – 11 am

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve – Turkey Hill

Tidbinbilla Geo-journey

Interested in Geology? Come for a walk with our dedicated volunteers to discover the amazing geological history of the Tidbinbilla Valley! The walk is situated at Turkey Hill, a track purposefully created to show of the geology of the region. Meet at Dalsetta Carpark.

Cost: Free

No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Saturday 7 and 21 January

7.45 pm - 10 pmTidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Tidbinbilla after dark

Join a guided spotlight tour to discover the hidden secrets of Tidbinbilla at night. Possums, kangaroos, koalas, Long-nosed Potoroos, Eastern Bettongs and Southern Brush –tailed Rock wallabies all emerge at dusk.

Cost: $40 adults, $30 child (7-12 years) or $125 per family (2 adults & 2 children)

Bookings essential: http://naturewise.com.au/eco-holidays/nsw-act/tidbinbilla-tid-after-dark/