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WilderQuest Wondrous waterbugs

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park


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Did you know that waterbugs are very important to our waterways? Find out more about these wondrous critters these school holidays. Come on a WilderQuest adventure in Blue Mountains National Park.


Monday 30 September 2019, 10am to 12.30pm

Charles Darwin walk, Katoomba area
No wheelchair access
Easy. Suitable for children 5 to 12 years. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This is a higher risk activity because we'll be in and around waterways throughout it.

Child $15 per person. Adults free.

Meeting point
Wilson Park, Falls Road, Wentworth Falls. Meet at the start of Charles Darwin walk.
What to
Hat, drinking water, sunscreen
Bookings required. Phone 13000 PARKS (1300 072 757) or book online.
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Get ready to discover some very wondrous waterbugs! You'll be surprised at how many different waterbugs live in the beautiful Blue Mountains.

Have fun with our NSW National Parks ranger and find out exactly where waterbugs live and what they eat. As we walk for about 1km, you'll hear about why these little bugs are so important to our waterways.

Prepare to start splashing!

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Jeremy Little/OEH