Explore Program

Explore program - ranger guided activities February

Date

Time

Place

Activity

Every day in February

Any time

Any outdoor area you choose —your local park, reserve or even your own back yard

Nature Play “Passport to an amazing childhood”
To reconnect your children with nature, you can’t go past this. Kids can collect a passport from the Canberra and Region Visitor Centre, National Arboretum or the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Namadgi National Park visitor centres. Choose a fun mission which can be completed anywhere outdoors. Suitable for ages 3 to 12.
Cost: free to people in Canberra and region
Further information: www.natureplay.org.au

Saturdays and Sundays in February

10am - 3pm

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 February

9am - 5pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Visitors Centre

Burrunju Aboriginal art exhibition
Visit the Tidbinbilla Visitors Centre to admire paintings, glassworks and artifacts by Indigenous artists. Works are available for sale.
Cost: free
No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every day
in February

1.30pm

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 February

2.30pm - 3pm

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. Meet at the Eucalypt Forest car park.
Cost: included in entry fee
No bookings required. Enquiries: 6205 1233

Every Sunday in February

4pm - 4.45pm

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

Saturday
4 February
and Saturday 18 February

7.45pm - 10.30pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Tidbinbilla after dark tour
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 - $45 Children (7-12 years) - $32
Family package (2 adults, 2 children) - $135
Bookings essential. Enquires: 1800 032 501
Bookings: http://naturewise.com.au/eco-holidays/nsw-act/tidbinbilla-tid-after-dark/