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School Holiday Activities *

Entry $2 - Child under 12 years (special school holiday rate). Under 3 years 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 January School Holidays 2017


We are Closed Thursday 26th January - Australia Day.

Monday 16th January & Wednesday 25th January

Bush Skills (7 – 12 years) 9.30am-12.30pm  Cost: $20 - bookings essential Ph: 4951 6466

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.

Monday 16th January & Wednesday 25th January

Wriggley Wetlanders (4 - 7 years) 10am - 12.30pm   Cost: $20 - bookings essential Ph: 4951 6466

Wednesday 18th January

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

Monday 23rd January

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

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

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

Wetlands Passport     NEW!!

Available any time during the school holidays.   Cost: Free

Collect your passport and take off around the Wetlands. 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



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:
*Must have closed in shoes. A hat, sunscreen and insect repellent are strongly recommended.






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