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Tidbinbilla Program

Published: Tuesday, 5 March 2019

The reserve is open every day throughout the holidays from 7:30am – 6:00pm (8pm AEDST).

Date

Time

Place

Activity

March, 1st to 31stAll dayTidbinbilla Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre

Carramar Koala Quest – in partnership with the Australian Botanic Gardens.

The Carramar Koala Quest is an adventure to find 20 Hello Koalas. The work ‘Carramar’ is an Indigenous (Birpai) name for ‘shade of trees’. Each koala sculpture has unique artwork sharing a message of conservation and its own story to tell. Embark on the Carramar Koala Quest today and come and say hello. For more information https://www.hellokoalas.com/news/release/hellokoalas-a-hit-in-the-canberra/

Cost: Included in reserve entry fee
Bookings: No bookings required
Category: Adventure/Quest

Every Saturday and Sunday of March

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 of March

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 March

2.45pm – 3.15pm

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 March

4:00pm - 4:45pm

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 3rd and Sunday 17th March

10:30am-11:30am

Meet at Main Sanctuary 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 and talk

Saturday, 23rd March2:45pmMeet at the Koala Enclosure (Eucalypt Forest)

Tracking “Malu” on National Eucalypt day

In conjunction with Hello Koalas, come out and help us find Malu, one of the free range koalas released in Eucalypt Forest. Take a short walk through the forest with a tracking device and find out more about koala habitat and conservation. Please note that this activity is replacing Koalas in the Canopy for National Eucalypt day only.

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

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.