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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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 Children examine the ancient stone that the gaol was built from, Trial Bay Gaol, Arakoon National Park. Photo: Jay and the trees photography ©DPIE

Trial Bay Gaol twilight tour

As the sun sets, explore the old Trial Bay Gaol in beautiful Arakoon National Park, with an NPWS guide by your side.

Fees apply. Free park entry.

Tour time: 6.30pm to 8pm

Tour dates: Thursday 31 December 2020, Tuesday 5 January, Thursday 7 January, Tuesday 12 January, Thursday 14 January, Tuesday 19 January, Thursday 21 January 2021

Arakoon National Park in North Coast
Rockpool at Woody Head in Bundjalung National Park. Photo credit: S. Van Veluwen

Woody Head rockpool ramble

Attention all kids visiting and camping at Woody Head campground, near Iluka! Take off on an exciting adventure these school holidays, exploring rockpools and the shoreline.

Fees apply. Park entry fees apply.

Friday 8 January 2021, 9.30am to 11am

Friday 15 January, 4pm to 5.30pm

Friday 22 January, 9.30am to 11am

Bundjalung National Park in North Coast
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