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School Holiday Activities *

Entry $2 per primary-school age child (special school holiday rate). Under 3 FREE. $5 general entry

There's lots to do at the Hunter Wetlands Centre!

Magpie Geese Feeding - Daily 10.30am - FREE

Reptile Talk - Ring for date and times.

Get up close and personal & learn about our resident reptiles - Snake, Turtles, Crocodile and Lizards.

Wetlands Explorer - collect your map, follow the trail, answer the questions and go in the draw to win a Wetlands goodies pack - FREE

Dipnetting - collect a net, a bucket and a species guide and see what you can find in the pond - Gold coin donation

Walking & Bike Riding Trails - bring your bike or hire one of ours and cycle

Canoeing - hire a canoe and explore the wetlands from a different angle

* Closed in shoes hat, sunscreen and insect repellent are strongly recommended.

Program for September/October School Holidays 2016

Tuesday 27 September

Sand Art Fun – any age $5.00 (plus $2 entry)  – no bookings

Drop in between 10am-12 noon and create a colourful sand picture

Wednesday 28 September

Bush Skills (8 – 12 years) 9.30am-12.30pm   $20 bookings essential

Make (and eat) a damper and build a bush shelter. Take a guided walk and learn basic survival skills. Get up close and personal with some of our resident reptiles.

Wednesday 28 September

Plaster Fun - any age $5.00 (plus $2 entry) - no bookings

Tuesday 4 October

“Dinosaur” Ducks (4 – 8 years)   10am - 12.30pm  $20 bookings essential

Meet our resident endangered Freckled Ducks. Make a bird caller and see if they call back! Includes reptile encounter, craft and duck tales.

Tuesday 4 October

Bush Skills (8 – 12 years) 9.30am-12.30pm   $20 bookings essential

Make (and eat) a damper and build a bush shelter. Take a guided walk and learn basic survival skills. Get up close and personal with some of our resident reptiles.

Please wear closed in shoes, shirt with sleeves, hat, sunscreen & insect repellent. Bring a bottle of water. 

Wetlands Explorer      For 4 to 12 year

Available any time during the school holidays.   Cost: Free

Collect your map and follow the trail. Answer the questions and become a Wetlands Explorer. Go into the draw for a weekly prize.

Bring the family to the Hunter Wetlands Centre These Holidays

A fun, environmentally friendly learning experience!

* Closed in shoes hat, sunscreen and insect repellent are strongly recommended.

The Hunter Wetlands Centre is a wonderful place to take some time out. Plenty of tracks to go walking, a discovery trail, dipnetting and super fun playground will have your 'gang' entertained for hours. Try canoeing  or experience our interactive reptile talk. Bring  a picnic and laze under a shady tree enjoying the beautiful grounds or take advantage of Spoonbill Cafe which offers great lunches, morning tea or afternoon tea with unique views. The Hunter Wetlands Centre changes rapidly with the seasons an

 

ATTENTION VACATION CARE & OOSH GROUP ORGANISERS

Vacation Care Centre Directors are invited to bring groups of 12 or more to the Hunter Wetlands Centre for one of our special school holiday programs. Staff from the Hunter Wetlands Centre will guide your students on a fun day of outdoor adventure and learning. For the School Holidays we can again offer a choice of:

1. Bush Adventure Day*              Cost: $14 per child

2. Wetlands Explorers*                Cost: $14 per child

3. Self Guided program*             Cost $5 per child.

For a detailed program please Click here

Bookings essential:  If you would like to discuss developing a program tailored to meet the needs of your students please phone Val or Michelle on 4951 6466 or email: valnoake@tpg.com.au
*Must have closed in shoes. A hat, sunscreen and insect repellent are strongly recommended.

 

 

 

 

 

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