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School Holiday Activities *

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

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

Magpie Geese Feeding - Daily 10.30am & 2.30 pm - FREE

Reptile Talk - Ring for date and times.

Get up close & learn about our resident reptiles - Snake, Turtles, Chocodile 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

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

Program for July School Holidays 2016

CLICK HERE - For more Information

Turtle Time (4 – 8 years)  $20 Wednesdays 6th & Wednesday 13th July

Meet the wetlands resident turtles. Enjoy turtle craft and a turtle snack and go turtle spotting around the wetlands.

Sand Art Fun Monday 4 & Tuesday 12 July – any age $5.00

Drop in any time between 10am-12 noon and create a picture.

Bush Skills Level 1 (7 – 10 years) $20  Tuesday 5th & Thursday 14th July

Make (and eat) a damper, build a bush shelter. Enjoy a bush walk and learn basic bush survival skills. Meet our resident reptils.

Bush Skills level 2  (10-13 Years) $20  Tuesday 5 & Thursday 14 July

Make (and eat) a jam twisty. Learn to throw a rescue rope and knots and to build bush furniture and a ballista. Enjoy a reptile encounter.

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



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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