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Parks Victoria offers a variety of exciting hands on Discovery and Learning opportunities in parks.

  • School based education centres in Wilsons Promontory and Dandenong Ranges national parks
  • Informal school talks are often available in other parks
  • Entertaining ranger led Discovery activities in popular areas including along Victoria's coast
  • Junior Ranger holiday activities

Resources are available for teachers, visitor and students including education kits 

For a list of upcoming activities and events visit the What's On page

 

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Enjoy spring holiday fun at the State Coal Mine

08 Sep 2014

Not sure what to do with your kids during the September school holidays? They are guaranteed to love joining the Junior Ranger activities at the State Coal Mine in Wonthaggi from 23 September to 2 October 2014. Just 90 minutes from Melbourne, the State Coal Mine offers a journey back…

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Discover spring at the Prom with Ranger guided activities for children and families.

22 Sep 2014 12:00am - 3 Oct 2014 12:00am

Parks Victoria’s Discovery program is designed to encourage kids and adults to explore Victoria’s parks with a ranger. Whether it’s discovering mini beasts through a microscope, learning about creatures’ tracks and traces and their habitats, or discovering the fascinating life beneath the sea during a rock pool ramble, kids will…

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Park Explorer - Werribee Park

22 Sep 2014 12:00am - 5 Oct 2014 12:00am

Drop in and pick up your explorer pack from the Mansion with activity sheets, magnifying glass and pencil. Complete the activities and return the pack to collect some Junior Ranger goodies. Activities are available every day of the school holidays.

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Little Desert Discovery

22 Sep 2014 8:00am - 25 Sep 2014 5:00pm

Make a big difference at Little Desert! Learn about the endangered Mallefowl recovery program, support wildlife monitoring and encounter a range of native wildlife species held at the Little Desert Sanctuary including Suger Gliders, Bruh-tailed Bettongs and Bush-stone Curlews.

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Grampians Conservation Explorer

22 Sep 2014 8:30am - 25 Sep 2014 5:30pm

We will take you behind the scenes on this exclusive, small group adventure as you work alongside a Parks Victoria Ranger to 'track and protect' the elusive Brush-tailed Phascogales, which are on Victoria's threatened species list. You will sample some of the region's best wines, see ancient Aboriginal rock art…