Nature Discovery in the Mallee – Wyperfeld National Park

Explore the amazing Mallee bush, climb the incredible Snowdrift sand dune and discover the natural treasures of this semi-arid landscape, full of mystery and beauty on this ranger led activity. Put your treasure hunting skills to the test by exploring the amazing Pine Plains section of Wyperfeld National Park, and find out what makes the plants and animals so resilient in these dry conditions

This activity is suitable for children age 6-12 years, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over

Please bring plenty of drinking water, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, wear enclosed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. Untreated tank water is available for hand-washing and dishes, but is not suitable for drinking.

There is a toilet, picnic facilities and fire places with grills (please bring your own firewood). Camping is free, no bookings required, and operates on a first-come first-served basis. This is a remote site with no mobile phone signal, so please be prepared.

Directions: meet at the Snow Drift Camping Area at the foot of the amazing Snowdrift sand dune in Pine Plains section of Wyperfeld National Park. Follow the Junior Ranger signs. Snowdrift is accessible to 2WD vehicles from Patchewollock via the unsealed Pine Plains Rd. Allow 45 minutes. Access from other directions is for 4WD vehicles with high ground clearance only.

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.

Location map:


Wyperfeld National Park
Snow Drift Campground
Pine Plains
Location Map

23 Sep 2021
10.00am - 11.30am



Booking Information:

Bookings essential

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