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Tidbinbilla Program

Published: Wednesday, 3 April 2019

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

Date

Time

Place

Activity

Every Saturday and Sunday of April

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

Every Saturday in April

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 in April

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 in April

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

Tuesday 16 and Tuesday 23 April

2 Sessions:
10:30am -12:00pm and
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Meet at Visitor Centre

Billy Tea and Damper

Enjoy a traditional Aussie bush experience for children aged 3 – 12 years. Cook damper on an open fire and wash it down withreal billy tea.

Cost: $5 per child
Bookings: Essential – 6205 1233
Category: Ranger led activity

Thursday 18 April

10:30am - 11:00am

Meet at Vet Centre

Tidbinbilla Vet Checks

Come and meet the new ACT mammal emblem, a southern brush-tailed rock-wallaby, as you watch our Wildlife Vet do a health check as part of our threatened species breeding programs. Listen to Dr Ari describe all the cool features of the animal while getting to observe her work up close.

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

Sunday 7 and Sunday 21  April

10:30am - 11:30am

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 thisvolunteer-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

Saturday 20 April

10:00 - 2:00pm

Meet at Rock Valley Homestead

Picnic at Rock Valley

As part of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival, enjoy our unique space where nature and culture collide at Rock Valley Homestead. Bring your picnic lunch and soak up the historic atmosphere, listen to stories and recollections by locals, including the Tidbinbilla pioneers. Share some billy teach and damper, have fun with spacecraft and games-including and Easter moon rock hunt!

Cost: Included in reserve entry fee
Bookings: No bookings required
Category: Heritage talk, crafts and games

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.