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

Dewy Droplet's incredible journey

Monday 2 July 10 - 11.30am
Dewy Droplet
Immerse yourself in the fascinating story of Dewy Droplet and his journey around the water cycle. (Age 4 - 7 years)

Adventure caving

Friday 6 July 12.45 - 2.30pm
Plunge into a world of darkness with caving guides as you crawl, climb and slide your way through a wild cave environment. (Age 10 - 14 years)

Ramble with a ranger

Monday 2 July 10am -3.30pm
Ramble with a ranger
Do you have what it takes to manage a national park? (Age 7 - 12)

Creature feature

Friday 13 July from 10:00 11:30am
During this delightfully interactive marsupial encounter you will meet some of WA’s most adorable creatures (Ages: 4 - 7)

Dewy Droplet’s incredible journey

Monday 09 July from 10:00 to 11:30am, Star Swamp Bushland Reserve
Immerse yourself in the fascinating story of Dewy Droplet and his journey around the water cycle (ages: 4 - 7)

Eco treasure hunt

Friday 13 July from 1:00 3:30pm
Exploring our parks has never been this much fun (Ages: 7 -12)

Workers of the underworld

Monday 09 July from 1:00 to 3:00pm
Beneath our feet is an amazing world of mini forest workers busily recycling and keeping the forest alive and healthy (Ages: 7 - 12)

Beetles, bugs n bush

Friday 6 July 10 - 11.30am
Beetles, bugs n bush
Bring the littlies and discover the little critters that live in our bush and ponds. (Age 4 - 7 years)

Camouflage capers

Tuesday 3 July 10 - 11.30am
Camouflage capers
Why does that bird look like a speckled leaf and that bug look like a tree branch? (Age 4 - 7 years)

Family fungi forage

Saturday 14 July from 9:00 to 11:00am
There one minute. Gone the next (Age: 6 and over)

Untamed and uninvited

Tuesday 3 July 1 -3.30pm
Untamed and uninvited
Untamed and uninvited! How did they get here and what are they doing?

Bush survival

Friday 6 July 10am - 3pm
Join our experienced ‘bushy’ for a fun-filled day. Trek through the bush and learn some survival tips. (Age 8 - 13 years)