Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve entry fee waiver

Entry fees for Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve are being waived from Saturday 8 August until the end of 2020 to encourage visitors to return to the park and holiday in the ACT. See the ACT Government announcement for more information.

Join in an educational activity with a Ranger or Wildlife Officer...
The name Tidbinbilla is derived from the Ngunnawal word 'Jedbinbilla' - a place where boys become men...
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is home to a wide range of Australian animals...

What's on

Bush treasure discovery

  • 02 October 2020

  • 10:00 - 11:30

During this activity children are encouraged to explore the bush trail and try and find the ‘nature treasures’ along its course.

Poos give us clues

  • 02 October 2020

  • 12:30 - 13:30

Have you ever wondered about the native animals who share your property? Being a Wildlife detective involves using your senses.

Cultural poetry & story writing

  • 04 October 2020

  • 10:00 -12:00; 13:00 - 15:00

The Cultural Poetry and Story writing sessions are aimed at connecting people through storying, using narrative techniques in poetry and stories.



The Tidbinbilla Valley has played an important part of the Australian Capital Territory's (ACT) nature conservation efforts since 1936 and was gazetted as a nature reserve and national park in 1971.

Take a look at what's on offer at the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve in this short video.

Acknowledgement of Country

We wish to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.