Do you love whales? These school holidays, visit Tomaree National Park, near Port Stephens, to spot these amazing creatures, play games and get creative with arts and crafts. For kids 5 to 12 years.
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.
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Are you keen to roast a marshmallow over a campfire? Join the WilderQuest fun these school holidays and listen to stories in Blue Mountains National Park.
Get creative these school holidays with traditional Aboriginal painting techniques. Near Newcastle in Glenrock State Conservation Area, you'll get to listen to stories and take home your artwork.
Come on an exciting expedition as we venture through forests and ferns. Explore the wild beauty of Blue Mountains National Park. This is one of 5 Junior Ranger activities you can do in 2019.
Join this campfire circle for teens if you’d like to understand more about Aboriginal culture in Blue Mountains National Park. You’ll get to see and learn about traditional tools and weapons.
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 2hr tour.
Would you like to learn basic bush skills and cook your own food on a campfire? Join the WilderQuest crew in exploring the natural world of Yarrangobilly.
Test your climbing, crawling and balancing skills on this Kosciuszko WilderQuest adventure! We'll explore some of Yarrangobilly's smaller wild caves, and the creek and forest between them.
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.
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.
Get creative these school holidays. Join in the WilderQuest fun of tree painting at Blackheath in Blue Mountains National Park.
Do you love stories about long ago? If you do, this WilderQuest holiday adventure's for you. We'll take a trip to Goat Island and into Sydney's past.
If you love the outdoors and are 8 to 12 years old, come along to this Junior Rangers activity at Blackheath during the school holidays. Learn mapping and orienteering skills and put them to the test!
If you're a creative teen interested in Aboriginal culture, book for this art activity at Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Blackheath. Led by an Aboriginal Discovery ranger, get ready to be inspired!
Looking for something for the kids to do? This fun activity promises to re-engage kids with nature. Be part of the Gondwana Rainforests 25th anniversary celebration at Dorrigo National Park.
Don't miss the chance to learn about Aboriginal culture on this fun WilderQuest adventure. Led by an NPWS Aboriginal ranger, we'll create some traditional craft using resources straight from the bush.
Looking for a hands-on experience these school holidays? Come along to this cultural appreciation activity in Blue Mountains National Park. It's one of 5 Junior Ranger activities you can do in 2019.
Ever wondered how to thrive in the bush? Learn some essential bush skills on this 2km walk for teens at Blackheath in Blue Mountains National Park.
Are you keen to learn all about bugs these school holidays? Join in the WilderQuest fun in the Blue Mountains area. Explore the many types of bugs living right under your feet!
Join the WilderQuest gang at Kamay Botany Bay National Park. You'll go back in time to London in 1820, where you'll be sentenced to life as a convict and transported to Botany Bay.
Every rock tells a story! Come and experience Yarrangobilly Caves on a special guided tour through geological time. This is a fun tour for all the family.
If you love arts, crafts and the outdoors, come along to this WilderQuest creative kite workshop at Seven Mile Beach National Park, near Kiama and Nowra.
Come on a fun adventure exploring Kosciuszko's natural world through a magnifying glass. Find out where the bugs are hiding around Yarrangobilly Caves and discover amazing things about them.
Come along and find out what life behind bars was really like for the prisoners here. Trial Bay Gaol, in Arakoon National Park, is brimming with stories.