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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 or take advantage of Spoonbill Cafe which offers great lunches, morning tea or afternoon tea with unique views.

Entry $2 - Child under 12 years (special school holiday rate). Under 3 years FREE. $5 General Entry

DAILY

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 April School Holidays 2017

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN (School Holiday Program Apr 2017)

Note: we are CLOSED Good Friday, Easter Sunday & Easter Monday. OPEN Easter Saturday for Easter Fun Day

Tuesday 11 April

Face Painting  (all ages)   Cost: $5 per child (plus $2 entry)

Drop in between 10.00am - 12 noon

Drop in and have your face painted. Reptile Encounter at 12 noon

Wednesday 12 April   

Sand Art Fun  (4yrs + )   Drop in between 10.00am - 12 noon

Cost: $5 per child (plus $2 entry)

Drop in and use coloured sand to create an amazing picture you can take home. Reptile Encounter at 12 noon

Thursday 13 April

Bush Skills  For 8 to 12 years   9.30am - 12.30pm

Cost: $20 per child - Bookings Essential ph 49516466

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 to 8 years   10am - 12.30pm

Cost: $20 per child - Bookings Essential ph 49516466

Learn about lizards, go exploring for lizards, create a Lizard Lounge and meet some of our resident reptiles.

Saturday 15 April

Easter Fun Day  All ages   9.30am - 1.00pm

Cost: Adults $5, kids 3 to 12 $2 (under 3 free)

Meet the Easter Bunny at 10.30am or 11.30am. Face painting, jumping castle, Easter craft, dip-netting, Reptile encounter and lots more.

Tuesday 18  April

Face Painting  (all ages)   Cost: $5 per child (plus $2 entry)

Drop in between 10.00am - 12 noon

Drop in and have your face painted. Reptile Encounter at 12 noon

Wednesday 19 April

Bush Skills  For 8 to 12 years   9.30am - 12.30pm

Cost: $20 per child - Bookings Essential ph 49516466

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 to 8 years   10am - 12.30pm

Cost: $20 per child - Bookings Essential ph 49516466

Learn about lizards, go exploring for lizards, create a Lizard Lounge and meet some of our resident reptiles.

Thursday 20 April      

Plaster Fun (3yrs + )   Drop in between 10.00am - 12 noon

Cost: $5 (plus $2 entry)

Drop in and paint a plaster model. Reptile Encounter at 12 noon

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

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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