Wildlife Detective

Become a Wildlife Detective by learning the secrets of the bush. Tune your senses to discover who is hiding out of sight, and use clues find out who was in the park while no one was looking.

This activity is suitable for children aged 6-12, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please bring water, sunscreen, insect repellant and wear suitable clothing and enclosed shoes.

Please drive to the very end of Doongalla Forest Road, park behind the Homestead site and walk down to the Homestead site. Be aware of cars on the shared road.

Activities may be rescheduled, changed or cancelled due to adverse weather or for emergency response.

To remain COVID safe, participant numbers are limited to a maximum of 15 in total for this activity. This includes parents, carers and siblings. Physical distancing cannot be guaranteed so please bring your face mask if over the age of 12.

Location map:


Dandenong Ranges National Park
Meet at the Homestead Site in the Doongalla Picnic Ground
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Doongalla Forest Road

Location Map

22 Dec 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm

29 Dec 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm

5 Jan 2021
1:30pm - 2:30pm

18 Jan 2021
1.30pm - 2.30pm

Booking Information:

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