School Holiday Activities *
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.
Entry $2 - Child under 12 years (special school holiday rate). Under 3 years FREE. $5 General Entry
Magpie Geese Feeding - Daily 10.30am - FREE
Reptile Encounter - Daily 12 noon. Get up close and personal & learn about our resident reptiles - Snake, Turtles, Crocodile and Lizards.
Wetlands Explorer & Wetland Passport - 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
Discovery Playground -
Walking & Bike Riding Trails - bring your bike and ride around the whole site
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 July School Holidays 2017 download
Kids Art Days
Monday 3 July 2017 9.30am - 2.15pm
Animals & Habitats (5-12 year olds)
Wednesday 5 July 2017 9.30am - 2.15pm
Photo & Paint (10 years and over)
Tuesday 11 July 2017 9.30am - 2.15pm
Journey Sticks (5 Years and over)
For a brochure and more information - Click Here
For 8 to 12 years 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
Tuesday 4th July and Wednesday 12th July
Cost: $20 per child - Bookings Essential Phone: 4951 6466
Make (and eat) a damper, build a bush shelter, enjoy a guided walk and learn basic survival skills. Get up close and personal with some of our resident reptiles.
Wetlands Explorer Club
For 5-8 years 10.00 am– 12.30 pm
Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 12th July
Cost: $20 per child - Bookings Essential Phone 49516466
Enjoy a wetlands wander and then get crafty learning about frogs. Finally get up close with some of our resident reptiles.
Sand Art Fun
For 4 years + Drop in between 10.00 am - 12 noon
Thursday 6th July Cost: $5 per child (plus $2 entry
Drop in and use coloured sand to create an amazing picture to take home.
For 3 years + Drop in between 10.00 am - 12 noon
Monday 10th July Cost: $5 per child (plus $2 entry)
Drop in and paint a plaster model.
Cancellations made 3 days or more prior to the activity will receive a full refund. Any cancellation made less than 3 days prior to the activity is non-refundable. (regardless of whether a child is sick on the day or not) Please phone the Hunter Wetland Centre - 49516466
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Must have closed in shoes. A hat, sunscreen and insect repellent are strongly recommended.