Fun nature-based activities

Captivate the kids school holiday program

Keeping the children entertained during the holidays has never been so easy. Let the Nearer to Nature team captivate the kids with fun-filled activities designed especially to capture the imaginations of children.

Share the experience     

Share the experience activities are designed to be enjoyed by most ages, so if you are looking to spend some quality family time together, join our share the experience activities.

For grown ups

Activities for 18 years and over to enjoy that special adult time away from the kids.

Discovery Club

For only $15 per year for the whole family, Discovery Club members enjoy:

  • exclusive members-only events
  • early access to events - never miss out on the most popular activities
  • members-only discount prices
  • loyalty card - participate in nine activities and get the tenth free
  • quarterly newsletter

Call us on (08) 9295 2244 to join now


Book activities online

You can now book community activities online. Simply download the activity calendar (requires adobe acrobat reader) to view. All activities are linked directly from the titles in the Activity column. Select the activity link to book online. For more information please visit the Nearer to Nature Community page.

Note: We're currently adding all events to this site, in the meantime, please download the brochure for the full list of activities.

Adventure caving (8-10 years)

Friday 28th September, Yanchep National Park
Adventure Caving in Yanchep
Plunge into a world of darkness with caving guides as you crawl, climb and slide your way through a wild cave environment.

Adventure caving (10-14 years)

Friday 28th September, Yanchep National Park
Adventure Caving in Yanchep
Plunge into a world of darkness with caving guides as you crawl, climb and slide your way through a wild cave environment.

All washed up

Thursday 27th September, Canning River Eco Education Centre
All washed up
Discover the myriad of washed-up items in our rivers and waterways.

Baby bush birds (CREEC)

Tuesday 2nd October, Canning River Eco Education Centre
Discover baby birds in our bushland.

Baby bush birds (PHDC)

Wednesday 26th September, Perth Hills Discovery Centre
Baby Bush Birds
Discover baby birds in our bushland.

Beetles, bugs 'n' bush

Wednesday 26th September, Star Swamp Bushland Reserve
Looking for bugs
Bring the littlies and discover the little critters that live in our bush and ponds.

Big kids campout

Tuesday 25th September, Perth Hills Discovery Centre
Big kids campout
Experience the forest after dark

Birds of the night

Wednesday 3rd October, Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre
Encounter with an Owl
Head out into the night to listen and search for nocturnal birds

Buzzy buzzy Aussie bee

Friday 28th September, Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre
Children learning about bees
Learn about the cute pollination techniques and importance of our special Aussie bees.