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Blue Mountains reptile day

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

Come along to commemorate National Threatened Species Day at our annual reptile day at Blue Mountains National Park. You'll get up close to live reptiles at this fun family event near Blackheath.

When

Saturday 7 September 2019, 10am to 2pm.

Where
Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Blackheath area
Accessibility
Easy
Grade
Easy. Suitable for all ages.
Price

Gold coin entry fee

Meeting point
Blue Mountains Heritage Centre
Bookings
Bookings not required

Learn about these fascinating creatures that have lived on the planet for millions of years. This hands on event will include talks, walks, and lots of fun activities for adults and children of all ages. 

Some of the activities include:

  • A live reptile show, hosted by expert Anthony Stimson.
  • You can join an NPWS ranger for an exciting guided expedition. Can you spot hidden animals on your reptile roadmap?
  • Help create a large ochre snake painting and share in special Aboriginal stories
  • Pop into our lizard lounge and make your very own clay lizard to take home
  • Find out how to look after reptiles in your own backyard and protect their habitat, including the endangered Blue Mountains water skink. 

If your kids are interested in the wonderful world of reptiles, be sure to bring them along to meet our cold-blooded friends.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Views along Fairfax Heritage walking track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/OEH