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Tidbinbilla Program

Published: Wednesday, 1 May 2019

The reserve is open every day throughout the holidays from 7:30am – 6:00pm.

Date

Time

Place

Activity

Every Saturday and Sunday of May

10:00am - 3:00pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Sanctuary

Explore the Sanctuary

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

Cost: Included in reserve entry fee
Bookings: No bookings required
Category: Wildlife walk suitable for all ages

Every Saturday of May

2:00pm - 2.45pm

Meet at Koala Enclosure (Eucalypt Forest)

Critters of the Eucalypt Forest

Take a short walk with a ranger and learn about the potoroos and other important inhabitants of the Eucalypt Forest and get back in time for “Koalas in the Canopy”.

Cost: Included in reserve entry fee
Bookings: No bookings required
Category: Wildlife walk suitable for all ages

Every Saturday of May

2.45pm - 3.15pm

Meet at the Koala Enclosure (Eucalypt Forest)

Koalas in the Canopy

Learn all about these fascinating marsupials from one of our knowledgeable Wildlife Officers, then why not take a stroll around the Eucalypt Forest and try to spot koalas for yourself!

Cost: Included in reserve entry fee
Bookings: No bookings required
Category: Wildlife talk suitable for all ages

Every Sunday of May

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Meet at Sanctuary
Main Entrance

Wetland Wonders

Take a walk with a ranger through Tidbinbilla’s wetlands to learn about its amazing inhabitants and, if you are lucky catch, a glimpse of an elusive platypus.

Cost: Included in reserve entry fee
Bookings: No bookings required
Category:
Wildlife walk suitable for all ages

Sunday, 5th and 19th May

11:30am - 12:30pm

Meet at Sanctuary
Main Entrance

Web of Life Wander

Discover the critters both big and small throughout the Sanctuary and their place in the web of life in this volunteer-led walk. Suitable for kids ages 5-12 years and their parents.

Cost: Included in reserve entry fee
Bookings: No bookings required
Category:
Wildlife walk

18 May

10:30 - 11:30am

At the Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre Gallery

NatureArt Lab at Tidbinbilla

Come along to the opening of this group exhibition that focusses on threatened species of the Eucalypt Forest at Tidbinbilla – the Long-nosed Potoroo, Southern Brush-tailed Rock Wallaby and Koala.

The artworks in this exhibition are the result of a NatureArt Lab course run by current Tidbinbilla artist –in-residence Emily Birks. With works by; Emily Birks, Sue bond, Jane Coffee, Liz Faul, Maddie Lewis, Jann Ollerenshaw, Andrea Louise Thygesen and Beth Tyerman. The exhibition runs from 10 May to 1 July 2019.

Cost: Free
Bookings: No bookings required
Category: Exhibition

27 May

7.30am - 6.00pm

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Reconciliation Day – Free Entry to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

In recognition of Reconciliation Day, entry to Tidbinbilla is free. Perhaps take a walk along the Hanging Rock or Birrigai Time Trails, where you can see and visit granite tors once used as shelters by local Aboriginal people.

Cost: Free
Bookings: No bookings required
Category: Cultural

For further information contact Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre on 6205 1233 or visit www.tidbinbilla.act.gov.au

Activities are delivered by Environment and Planning Directorate staff and ParkCare volunteers.