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All participants over the age of 18 will be required to show proof of vaccination to participate in a Parks Victoria Junior Ranger activity.

Ongoing

Wildlife Detective

Dandenong Ranges National Park

Become a wildlife detective and discover who lives in the forest from the evidence they leave behind. 

Currently full Free

Flora Explorers

Dandenong Ranges National Park

Australia has amazing native plants and many are found nowhere else in the world. Discover some of the special plants species found in the Dandenong Ranges National Park and learn how to identify plants. 

Currently full Free

Nature Treasure Hunt

Dandenong Ranges National Park

Discover the colours, patterns and textures of Dandenong Ranges National Park on a Nature Treasure Hunt!

Currently full Free

Rainforest Secrets

Dandenong Ranges National Park

Discover ancient rainforests and learn what connects them to dinosaurs.

Currently full Free

Nature Treasure Hunt CANCELLED

Serendip Sanctuary

Join a Parks Victoria Ranger and put your treasure hunting skills to the test by exploring Serendip Sanctuary and all its natural wonders.

Currently full Free

Minibeast Discovery CANCELLED

Serendip Sanctuary

Discover a bug’s world at Serendip Sanctuary's wetlands. Get to know some tiny critters, what they mean to our environment.

Currently full Free

Away with the Birds

Coolart Homestead and Wetlands

Coolart Wetlands and Homestead is a haven for birdlife. Learn how to identify different birds, and how to use binoculars to help you discover which birds call Coolart home.

Currently full Free

Nature Treasure Hunt

Coolart Homestead and Wetlands

Exploring outdoors is good fun, good for our health and easy to do.

Booking Now Free 31 spots left

Wildlife Detective

Coolart Homestead and Wetlands

Become a wildlife detective and discover who lives at Coolart from the evidence they leave behind. 

Currently full Free

Rockpool Ramble

Barwon Bluff Marine Sanctuary

Discover creatures of the intertidal rockpools at Barwon Bluff Marine Sanctuary with Parks Victoria Rangers.

Booking Now Free 2 spots left

Flora Explorer

Tarra-Bulga National Park

Tarra-Bulga National Park, protects lush Cool Temperate Rainforest. Come up to cool down and discover the origins of this rare plant community and the individual plants that live within it.

Booking Now Free 10 spots left

All Fired Up

River Murray Reserve (Echuca Region)

Come and learn about how fire is managed in our parks to keep them healthy… and to keep us safe!

Booking Now Free 11 spots left

Rockpool Ramble

Mushroom Reef Marine Sanctuary

Discover creatures of the intertidal rockpools at Mushroom Reef Marine Sanctuary with Parks Victoria Rangers.

Currently full Free

Beach Treasure Hunt

Mushroom Reef Marine Sanctuary

Join Parks Victoria Rangers for a beach nature treasure hunt and discover colours, patterns and textures of Mushroom Reef Marine Sanctuary!

Booking Now Free 28 spots left

Minibeast Discovery

Brimbank Park

Discover a bug’s world at Brimbank Park on this easy guided walk that explores the micro-world of minibeasts at our feet and all around us.

Currently full Free

Minibeast Discovery

Devilbend Natural Features Reserve

Discover a bug’s world at Devilbend Natural Features Reserve that explores the micro-world of minibeasts at our feet and all around us.

Booking Now Free 1 spot left

Megabat Chat

Yarra Bend Park

See Grey-headed flying-foxes as they roost in their thousands, learn more about the batty behavior of Australia's largest bat and their crucial role in our ecosystem.

Free

Canceled Minibeast Discovery

Mitchell River Silt Jetties Gippsland Lakes Reserve

Discover a bug’s world in the Mitchell River by getting to know some tiny critters and their importance to our environment.

Free

Beach Combing/Treasure Hunting

Point Nepean National Park

Visit the beach with Parks Victoria Rangers to learn about the plants and animals that call the land and sea home. Beaches can be like a window to the sea, exploring the coastline will give us clues to what lives in the deeper water. 

Currently full Free

Bouncing Bandicoots

Point Nepean National Park

Bandicoots are nocturnal, solitary marsupial mammals that bounce around the bush but are often hard to find. With the help of Ranger and fun games, learn about the life of a Bandicoot, including its habitat, predators, diet, what they look like and why they are protected.

Booking Now Free 4 spots left

Wildlife Detective

Great Otway National Park

Calling all Bush Detectives! Help Rangers discover the animals and amazing birds that call the Great Otway National Park home in this fun walk and talk.

Booking Now Free 4 spots left

Discovering Wadawurrung

You Yangs Regional Park

Join Ranger Ebonee, a proud Wadawurrung woman, and learn about the importance of Country to Aboriginal people. While exploring Big Rock, discover a local rockwell and learn about sustainable lifestyles for the Wadawurrung people

Currently full Free

Rockpool Ramble

Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park

Discover creatures of the intertidal rockpools at the Point Lonsdale sector of Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park with Parks Victoria Rangers.

Currently full Free

Bush Detective – Mt Buffalo National Park

Mount Buffalo National Park

Unravel the secrets of Mount Buffalo. Join a Ranger to look for tracks, scats and traces that animals have left behind. Learn how to solve some of the mysteries of this alpine area.

Free

Canceled Minibeasts Discovery

Croajingolong National Park

Discover a bug’s world at Wingan Inlet in the beautiful campground.

Free

Canceled Bush Detectives

Croajingolong National Park

Unravel the secrets of the bush.

Free

Canceled Minibeast Discovery

Croajingolong National Park

Discover a bug's world at Shipwreck Creek in the Beautiful campground.

Free

Canceled Bush Detectives

Croajingolong National Park

Unravel the secrets of the bush. Join a Ranger to look for scat, tracks and traces that animals have left behind.

Free

Rockpool Ramble

Point Cooke Marine Sanctuary

Discover creatures of the intertidal rockpools at Point Cooke Marine Sanctuary with a Ranger.

Currently full Free

Beach Treasure Hunt

Point Cooke Marine Sanctuary

Join Parks Victoria Rangers for a beach treasure hunt and discover the colours, patterns and textures of nature at Point Cooke Marine Sanctuary!

Booking Now Free 1 spot left

Rockpool Ramble

Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary

Discover creatures of the intertidal rockpools at Ricketts Point with Parks Victoria Rangers

Booking Now Free 13 spots left

Beach Combing

Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park

Join our Parks Victoria Ranger and find clues of what lies within the deep blue sea. Explore the coastal environment, looking at objects on our beaches to give us an understanding of what goes on in the ocean.

Booking Now Free 9 spots left

Rockpool Ramble

Point Addis Marine National Park

Explore the intertidal rocky shoreline at Pt Addis and discover unique marine creatures that call this environment home

Currently full Free

Legend of the Leadbeaters

Yarra Ranges National Park

Learn about the Leadbeaters possum and its history with Lake Mountain while exploring a scenic alpine environment.

Booking Now Free 12 spots left

Alpine Treasure Hunt

Yarra Ranges National Park

Find adventure in the alpine! Explore a scenic trail on Lake Mountain and learn about the animals and plants that make up this unique ecosystem.

Booking Now Free 15 spots left

Rockpool Ramble

Mushroom Reef Marine Sanctuary

Discover a world of wildlife in the inter-tidal zone! Find out who and what lives on our unique rocky shores.

Free

Beach Treasure Hunt

Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary

Join Parks Victoria Rangers for a beach treasure hunt and discover the colours, patterns and textures of nature at Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary!

Free

Bush Detective

Morwell National Park

Tune your senses to become a Wildlife Detective and learn the secrets of the bush

Free

Garden Explorers

Werribee Park

Explore the stunning Mansion gardens at Werribee Park and get the opportunity to plant up your very own mini succulent garden.

Booking Now Free 68 spots left