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Kids’ and family activities

Did you know? NSW National Parks runs guided tours for kids and families to discover the hidden mysteries of our national parks. Explore our wonderful coastline on a sea creatures treasure hunt, become a waterbug detective, or join an Aboriginal Guide on a bush tucker workshop. Our WilderQuest events and tours are specially designed for kids aged 5 to 12 years, but there are heaps of exciting adventures for the whole family. Keep an eye on this page to see fun tours and activities in your region.

A group of children with an NPWS ranger on the Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk, Sea Acres National Park. Photo: OEH

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Possum resting on branch, WilderQuest Spotlight tour. Photo: Jeff Betteridge/OEH

WilderQuest Spotlight tour

Shh! What was that? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Join our national parks ranger, for an exciting expedition under the stars. We'll discover the amazing creatures of the night on this easy 1.5hr tour.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Friday 2 October and Friday 9 October 2020, 6.45pm to 8.15pm.

Where
Katoomba area in Sydney and surrounds
A damselfy waterbug. Photo: Rosie Nicolai/OEH

WilderQuest Wondrous waterbugs

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.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Monday 28 September 2020, 10am to 12.30pm

No tour on Monday 20 April.

Where
Katoomba area in Sydney and surrounds
A child holding a clay lizard they made on a wilderQuest activity. Photo: Paul Watkins

WilderQuest Leaping lizards

Do you love lizards? Join in the WilderQuest reptile fun in Blue Mountains National Park. You’ll get to explore their habitat and find out how you can help to protect our reptiles.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Wednesday 7 October 2020, 10am to 12pm.

No tour on Wednesday 22 April.

Where
Blackheath area in Sydney and surrounds
Minnamaurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan