Do you want to take your family to discover the secrets of Victoria's National Parks and reserves? Holidays are a great time to do this and better still, you can increase the fun with the Junior Ranger program.
Parks Victoria's Junior Ranger program encourages children aged 6 to 12 and their families to visit, explore, appreciate and protect Victoria's parks. It is designed to get kids outdoors, have fun and get active while learning about Victoria's wonderful parks, wildlife and amazing natural and cultural heritage. And to make it even better, it is free.
Due to the popularity of previous programs, these holidays there are more activities than ever with 7 new locations, and over 300 activities throughout Melbourne and Victoria, so there is plenty of opportunity to participate either close to home or wherever you are staying these holidays.
Some of these activities are being held in multiple locations such as
Minibeast Discovery where you discover a bugs world and learn about the amazing little creatures in our world:
Wildlife Detective is learning how to tune your senses to learn the secrets of the bush.
Rockpool Ramble is discovering the amazing marine critters who live on our rocky shores.
Flora Explorer is learning how to identify common native plants and discovering some of the many species in our parks.
Treasure Hunt is where you can discover what is hiding in the parks or rocky shores.
All Fired Up is where you can learn about the role rangers play in fighting bush fires.
Plus there are many guided walks and activities that are specific to the uniqueness of the location.
I can tell you that the kids will love this and so will you. Make the most of the opportunity for these free, fun activities that will entertain and educate the kids. You need to book in to participate and make sure you do in advance, because most of them do fill up.
To make it easy for you we have listed the locations and the activities being held there. For specific dates and details, please click on the link provided. If you would rather see the listings across Victoria by date, here are the details