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
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…
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…
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.
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.
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…