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Ranger guided activities

Photo: Lyle Radford © Queensland GovernmentPhoto: Lyle Radford © Queensland Government

The Gateway Visitor Centres of David Fleay Wildlife Park and Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre operate a seasonal holiday activities program during Queensland school holidays—four times a year (Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring). Check back four weeks prior for current program details.

Summer school holidays program

Everyone can have an adventure of the natural kind these school holidays. The Park Rangers at David Fleay Wildlife Park and Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre present their activities program for the Summer school holidays. From Junior Rangers, to Wildlife at Night and our new Twilight Experience—there's activities for all ages!

Check out our activities program (PDF, 573K) for all the details. Book and reserve your spot as places are limited.

Activity Location Dates & times

Junior Rangers

Become a Junior Ranger these school holidays and learn what you can do to protect our native plants and animals. Go behind the scenes to see how wildlife rangers care for animals and explore the fascinating lives of Queensland’s native animals including reptiles and mammals.

David Fleay Wildlife Park

Various activities—see the activities program (PDF, 573K) for details

Monday 14 Jan – Thursday 23 Jan 2019

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Wildlife Discovery Show

You can always smile at OUR crocodile! Get up close with animals (some scaly, some soft!) from the Wildlife Centre and learn how our Park Rangers care for our animals and Queensland’s national parks.

Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre

Daily

  • 11.00–11.45am
  • 1.30–2.15pm

Monday 14 Jan – Monday 28 Jan 2019

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Wildlife at Night

Join our Park Rangers in some nocturnal wildlife monitoring and explore the park by night, taking in the sights and sounds of the bush after dark. What wildlife will you discover by torchlight? Finish the night with light snacks and refreshments!

Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre

6.00–8.30pm

  • Friday 18 Jan 2019
  • Friday 25 Jan 2019

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Twilight Experience

Discover one of the oldest living cultures in the world—the Yugambeh Aboriginal people—as they take you on a journey of storytelling, song and dance. Explore the magic of the wildlife park after dark and be wowed by our wildlife show and Park Rangers. Immerse in the hive of activity in the Nocturnal House with platypus, gliders and bilbies. Wander along the boardwalk and look for the red eyes of the crocodiles and see koalas feeding.

David Fleay Wildlife Park

6.00–8.45pm

  • Thursday 3 Jan 2019
  • Saturday 5 Jan 2019
  • Thursday 10 Jan 2019

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Nearby attractions

Our partner Gold Coast Recreation Centre has accommodation and runs fantastic holiday activities for children, families and groups. See further details on Coast Club school holiday activities.

Last updated
27 November 2018