Spend a day behind the scenes in the animal park … we get kids and teenagers out of cyberspace and connected with each other, local native wildlife and the great outdoors!

Wildlife Guardians

During the school holidays your kids can become Wildlife Guardians and spend the day with the keepers behind-the-scenes in the Animal Park. Activities include:

  • learning about conservation and caring for our wildlife
  • design and build a reptile enclosure
  • create enrichment for the wombats and native birds

Dates available: Thurs 27th Sept, Tues 2nd Oct, Thurs 4th Oct, Wed 10th Oct & Fri 12th Oct.
Numbers are strictly limited so book in early to avoid disappointment
Age: 7-12 years
Limit: 15 per workshop
Time: 9am to 3.30pm (register 8.30am)
Cost: $75
Includes: lunch, afternoon tea, bottle of water & certificate of participation
Sign in from 8.30am. Parents collect children inside park at 3.30pm

Book this activity online (click here)

Keeper For a Day

Be a Park Keeper for a Day – Your teenagers can spend a day behind the scenes with one of our senior keepers. Find out what working in a captive animal facility is all about. Learn about the conservation of our local wildlife, animal husbandry practises and work at creating and providing enrichment for our animals. Runs during school holidays only

Dates available: Wed 26th Sept, Wed 3rd Oct and Tues 9th Oct.
Age: 12-18 years
Limit: 8 per workshop
Time: 9am to 3.30pm (register 8.30am)
Cost: $100 per participant
Includes: lunch, afternoon tea, bottle of water, certificate of participation.

Book this workshop online (click here)

Ecosystem Exploration

Explore some of the smaller residents of the Macadamia Castle and channel your inner artist. Create a drawing or two, whilst learning some cool facts about our animals and the habitats they call home.

Where: Conference Room
Age: 3-12 years (parental supervision required)
Cost: is free with park entry
Time: 11am – 12pm
Dates: Friday 28th Sept, Monday 1 Oct, Friday 5th Oct, Monday 8th Oct, Thursday 11th Oct.

Face Painting

Every day 11am-2pm, 30th Sept – 14th Oct