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Experience WilderQuest this Autumn

Autumn is here! The change of season brings an opportunity to visit a NSW National Park and experience a WilderQuest tour these Easter school holidays. Stay tuned and visit back for a selection of Easter inspired family tours in the coming months.

Explore the tallest lighthouse in NSW, learn to find bush tucker with an Aboriginal ranger, or discover the many weird little creature communities that bring our rockpools and mangroves to life.

If you or the kids want to keep track of school holidays in style, check out our free, printable 2015 WilderQuest A4 calendar. As always, please email us with any feedback you have on the program - we love hearing from you.

WilderQuest is a fun and innovative children's program designed to inspire love and care for nature. Its aim is to motivate and encourage children to learn about and experience the natural world, using a combination of digital and real-life encounters.

Stay up-to-date with all of the great things happening at WilderQuest and share your adventures on the WilderQuest Facebook page. We'll be posting game updates, fun tours for kids and lots of quirky wildlife facts that are sure to impress your friends and family.

WilderQuest website

WilderQuest website

Discovery activities

Mogareeka Inlet Tathra, Photo: Luke Brown

WilderQuest iPad app

WilderQuest iPad app

WilderQuest Learning

Discovery Tour, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin

Designed for five to 12-year-olds, the WilderQuest website is the place for children to explore, play and learn – guided by ranger Sam and his gang of friendly and cheeky Australian animals.

During the school holidays, the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service runs a great program of events. Take the whole family to a WilderQuest Discovery activity in your region.

WilderQuest - Nature Discovery is an award winning app that lets you explore virtual ecosystems and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of our natural landscapes.

The WilderQuest Learning program provides teachers with a valuable classroom resource to explore rich, authentic Australian environments with their students.

Arakoon National Park