Whilst you can come along to Tidbinbilla and enjoy the facilities for a small entry fee per vehicle, we also offer the following opportunities to explore Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve in different ways.

'What’s On' Program

To find out about some of the activities available to the public on weekends, school holidays and public holidays view our 'What’s On' Program.

Ranger Guided Activity Tours for school and prearranged groups

Schools, preschools, business groups or community groups over 30 people can prearrange a tour from one of our themed talks. Join a tour of Tidbinbilla with an ACT Parks and Conservation Ranger, Wildlife Officer or Volunteer Interpreter to find out more about this beautiful place and the things that live in it.

Price: Fees apply
When: Tours available on request
Where: Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Paddys River Road
Bookings: Enquire online now

Wildlife Encounter Tour

Canberra Urban Adventure Tours logoJoin Canberra Urban Adventures to meet the wildlife on guided walks in the Eucalypt Forest and Sanctuary. Drive to open grassland or a scenic mountain lookout and take a wander with the kangaroos.

Price covers comfortable transport to Tidbinbilla from Canberra city, including pick up from and return to your accommodation, plus park entry and a short side trip to visit the nearby NASA Canberra Deep Space Tracking Station.

Child seats in the vehicle can be provided by arrangement.

No minimum number required. Maximum of five adults and two children per trip. For larger groups please contact Canberra Urban Adventures directly.

Bookings essential.

Price: $98 per adult and $50 per child all-inclusive of transport, guided tours and park entry
When: Tuesday to Saturday 1:30pm to 6pm. Guaranteed departures. Private Tours can be organised on other days/times
Where: The regular transport and tour service starts at Parkes Place West, Parkes between Questacon and the National Library. Private Tours can include pick up at accommodation. All trips include drop off back to accommodation
Enquiries: email or phone 0421 140 401
Bookings: Book online or phone 0421 140 401

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Aboriginal Tour

Join Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours on a full day tour at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

Travel back in time to become part of 'The Dreaming' and gain a deep understanding of Aboriginal culture with one of our experienced Aboriginal guides. Experience examples of Aboriginal occupation in the Canberra region, including Aboriginal sites, the cultural landscape and bush foods.

Includes park entry, all insurances, a short side trip to Sanctuary Loop and Koala Path, all in safe 4WD transport to and from Canberra Visitor’s Centre.

Maximum of 8 people per trip (minimum of 4 people for tour to operate). For larger groups please contact us for other options.

Other Tours throughout Canberra also available.

Bookings Essential

Price: $150 per person - all-inclusive of transport, guided tour and park entry
When: Thursdays and every last Saturday of the month - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Guaranteed departures. Private Tours can be organised on other days/times.
Where: Tour begins at the Canberra Visitors Centre
Private Tours can include pick up at accommodation.
Operated by: Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours is a service provided by Thunderstone Cultural & Land Management Services Aboriginal Corporation (Indigenous Corporation Number 7906; ABN 33 861 394 646)
Book Now: Canberra Visitor Centre 1300 554 114 or 0407 517 844 or 0419 019 415