Discover a bug’s world and why the wetland areas in Hattah-Kulkyne National Park are so important for a healthy ecosystem. Get to know some tiny critters, what they mean to our environment, and peer through a magnifying glass into the world of a minibeast.
This activity is suited to children age 6-12 years, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over.
Please bring drinking water, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and wear enclosed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. Untreated tank water is available for hand-washing but is not suitable for drinking.
Directions: meet at the Lake Hattah Day Visitor Area at the end of the Hattah Entrance Rd, just before the campground, off the Hattah-Robinvale Rd. There is a short unsealed section which is suitable for 2WD vehicles. Look for the Junior Ranger signs.
Basic toilet and picnic facilities are available, including free BBQs in the picnic shelter. Day visitors are welcome to use the facilities but bookings and fees apply for overnight stays. There is limited mobile phone reception in the park, so please book before leaving home.
All Junior Ranger activities are managed in alignment with the Victorian government guidelines for coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to current outdoor group restrictions, it is essential that a maximum of one accompanying adult per child is permitted during each Junior Ranger activity. For up-to-date health information visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au
In the interest of public safety, if you or your child are unwell please cancel your booking and do not attend the activity on the day.
The Victorian government have mandated masks to be worn by adults whilst outdoors and indoors in public areas. It is recommended primary aged children wear a mask whilst outdoors and indoors in public areas.
By proceeding with the activity booking you agree to comply with all staff and volunteer instructions in order to ensure that these measures are met.