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Get to know Victoria's parks with a ranger on a Discovery talk or activity.

Ranger guided activities are available for all ages and are run in parks along the coast, forests, mountains, caves and historic buildings.

2014-15 summer Discovery Program and Summer By The Sea activities are now available to book online by following the regional links below. To ensure more families have an opportunity to participate, we ask you to only choose 1-2 activities to attend.

To find other guided activities, search What’s On. Summer By The Sea activities are also being delivered by DEPI. These activities are listed online here.

If there are no activities available in your area, check out www.juniorrangers.com.au and choose your own adventure with a downloadable self-guided activity.

Ideal for kids aged 6-12, Parks Victoria’s Junior Ranger Program is all about having hands-on fun outdoors while learning more about the environment and how parks protect native animals and plants. Click here to view Junior Ranger activities, games and website.

Ranger Roo -  Ranger Roo is Parks Victoria's mascot to ignite younger children’s excitement about and appreciation for parks, nature and the outdoors. His message is simple: 'play, laugh, learn and look after my beautiful home'.
Ranger Roo’s friends are generally aged 3 to 6 years old. Visit his website

 

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Ancient sandhills damaged by off road bikes

12 Dec 2014

Patrols will be stepped up to identify off-track motor bike riders causing damage to rare plants and significant cultural heritage sites at two sand hill sites on Sand Hill Track off O’Reillys Road, between Gunbower and Cohuna. Yorta Yorta Nations Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC) Cultural Heritage Officer Ray Ahmat said the…

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Westerfolds parkrun

27 Dec 2014 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families, prams and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the…

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Junior Ranger holiday program

29 Dec 2014 12:00am - 24 Jan 2015 12:00pm

Join in for some fun ranger-guided activities these holidays.

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Junior Ranger holiday program

29 Dec 2014 12:00am - 24 Jan 2015 12:00pm

Join in for some fun ranger-guided activities these holidays.

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Junior Ranger holiday program

31 Dec 2014 12:00am - 12 Jan 2015 12:00pm

Join in for some fun ranger-guided activities these holidays.