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.
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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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.
If you spot our roving ranger these school holidays, make sure you say 'hi'. You can ask them any questions you have about Dorrigo National Park.
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.
Find out more about Dorrigo National Park from an Aboriginal NPWS ranger. Discover how the Gumbaynggirr People found resources in the rainforest.
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.
Join this great family activity at Reef Beach these school holidays. Explore rock platforms and discover the wonderful creatures that live in Sydney Harbour National Park. For kids aged 6 to 10 years.
What survival skills will you need in the Australian bush? This school holidays, join the WilderQuest gang in Warrumbungle National Park near Coonabarabran.
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.
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.
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.
Lets take a walk amongst the paddle weed along the pristine coastline at Merimbula. Keep your eyes peeled for moon snails and sea hares, as they can be really well camouflaged.
- Fees apply. Free park entry.
- Thursday 18 April 2019, 2.30pm to 4pm.
Looking for something for the kids to do these school holidays? This fun activity in Arakoon National Park promises to re-engage kids with nature. For kids 6 to 12 years.
Want to know some tips that will help you thrive in the bush? Come to this school holiday event at Blackheath in Blue Mountains National Park. It's one of 5 Junior Ranger activities you can do in 2019.
Calling all frog lovers! Are you staying in (or near) Megalong Valley these school holidays? If you are, join us on this great WilderQuest adventure. We'll explore the toad-ally cool world of frogs.
- Fees apply. Free park entry.
Thursday 18 April 2019, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
- Old Ford Reserve - Megalong Valley
Come on a WilderQuest adventure to a hidden cave these school holidays. You'll cool down as you journey with an Aboriginal NPWS ranger to magnificent Walls Cave at Blackheath.
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!
Do you have what it takes to survive alone in the wild? Tackle the Aussie bush these school holidays in Warrumbungle National Park. This kids' activity is for daring adventurers 8 years and over.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Do you like dragonflies? Want to find out lots of interesting things about them and get creative too? Come along to this great WilderQuest winter holiday activity at Blackheath.
Join this hands-on WilderQuest activity in Blue Mountains National Park. Around the campfire, you'll learn all about our country's First People.
Love being in the bush? Want to know more about nature? Be part of the Junior Rangers in 2019. On this activity near Blackheath, you'll learn about staying safe around fire in different situations.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.