Nature Treasure Hunt

Do you fancy yourself as a really good treasure hunter? Are you up for the challenge of Parks Victoria’s Nature Treasure Hunt? Come and join Parks Victoria rangers in the Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park and see how many natural treasures you can find!

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

Please bring water, sunscreen, insect repellent, and wear enclosed shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. There are no toilets at this location, so please go before you come.

The treasure hunt follow a 1.5km unsealed path with gentle slopes in a natural bush setting. Unfortunately, it not suitable for prams or wheelchairs.

Note that we are encouraging families to go digital in order to assist us to reduce our paper consumption. If you are able, please bring an electronic version of the activity sheet PDF available at https://tinyurl.com/yd4nff2o

Please note that we are running all of our Junior Ranger activities in strict accordance with DHHS guidelines to minimise the risk of Covid transmission. This includes restrictions on group sizes, as well as adherence to social distancing and hygiene related guidelines.  While these measures are aimed at minimising the risk of Covid transmission, you acknowledge that you are participating in these activities at your own risk.

By proceeding with your activity booking you agree to comply with all ranger instructions in order to ensure that these measures are met.

Note also that we are now requiring every attending individual to hold a separate ticket booking

Please meet the rangers 10 minutes before the start time at the Eureka Reef car park, off Dingo Park Rd, Chewton. Dingo Park Rd is an unsealed gravel road suitable for two wheel drive vehicles. Caravans or large recreational vehicles may have difficulty at the turn off to the Eureka Reef car park. Please drive with care.

Location map:


Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park
Eureka Reef, Dingo Park Rd, Chewton.
Location Map

6 Jul 2020
10:00am - 11:00am



Booking Information:

Bookings essential
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