Connect with Nature
Connect with Nature inspires an appreciation of Queensland’s natural and cultural heritage through activities that foster a sense of connection, understanding and appreciation for our native wildlife and natural areas.
Join a Park Ranger to discover the wonders of the natural world. There’s something for everyone including holiday programs, special events and environmental education programs for school groups and community organisations.
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Connect with Nature school program
Hands-on activities at David Fleay Wildlife Park. Photo R. Ashdown, Queensland Government.
The Connect with Nature school program features environmental education activities offered in Queensland parks and forests. It gives students the opportunity to experience Queensland’s natural environment, native wildlife and cultural heritage through ranger-guided activities. Some programs have been designed to meet State curriculum requirements.
Turtle-watching with rangers at Mon Repos Regional Park. Photo: Robert Ashdown, Queensland Government.
Regular guided tours are conducted by QPWS Rangers.
- Mon Repos (seasonal marine turtle nesting and hatching)
- Chillagoe-Mungana Caves (spectacular limestone caves)
- Mt Etna Caves (seasonal bat viewing)
- Go back in time program at Fort Lytton and St Helena Island National Parks (cultural history tours)
- David Fleay Wildlife Park (daily wildlife presentations)
- Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre (daily wildlife presentations and wildlife discovery show on weekends)
To discover more about Connect with Nature activities offered in your local parks you can contact us and request to be connected to the relevant park office.