It’s nearly time for the spring School Holidays and after a chilly, wet winter, the kids are bursting to get outside and get a little dusty - or muddy depending on the weather!
Parents don’t despair, it’s Perth Hills to the rescue!
During the October school holidays we have a huge range of nature-based activities to keep even the most rambunctious kiddos entertained.
The Bibbulmun Track Foundation runs an amazing range of activities and events to suit all ages and most fitness levels. From guided walks with Dad, to learning how to cook amazing food on a fuel stove you're sure to find something that interests you! Contact Information: Website: https://www.bibbulmuntrack.org.au/walk-the-track/events-calendar/ Facebook: @BibbulmunTrackFoundation Telephone: (08) 9481 0551
Getting children and adults out and about exploring nature has never been easier! Nearer to Nature provides opportunities for families, community groups and overseas and interstate visitors to take part in fun, hands-on, activities in the natural environment. Offering programs from diverse locations across the metropolitan area and in the south-west and covering a variety of ecosystems, there is no better way of getting out and about in nature. Download their Sunlit Spring brochure
Contact Information: Website: https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/get-involved/nearer-to-nature Facebook: @NearertoNatureWA Telephone: (08) 9295 2244
Sundays are perfect to take family and friends sightseeing on a beautiful drive through the Bickley Valley for a special Guided Day Tour of the Perth Observatory. If you’ve ever wondered what Perth Observatory looks like in the day, now’s your chance to find out! Bookings essential and can be done via their website.
Contact Information: Website: https://www.perthobservatory.com.au/tours/sunday-day-tours Instagram: @perthobservatory Telephone: (08) 9293 8255
Experience close encounters with native animals, visit the Wildlife Hospital and explore interactive displays in the Discovery Centre. The Kanyana tours are for people of all abilities and ages. Photos are encouraged and we’d love for you to share them with us!
Contact Information: Website: https://kanyanawildlife.org.au/visit-us/ Telephone: (08) 9291 3900
Located on the Darling Scarp alongside the Bickley Reservoir, this location is ideal for an outdoor experience in a picturesque bush setting. These school holidays, you have the opportunity to attend a Science Camp and a Family Camp Out. Check out their Facebook page for further details and to book your spot!
Contact Information: Website: https://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/camps/locations/bickley
Facebook: @bickleycamp Telephone: (08) 9492 9779
Remember to tag us in your adventures on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter – we love to see your experiences!