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.

Please note that for participant safety we are running all of our Junior Ranger activities in strict accordance with Department of Health guidelines. This includes restrictions on group sizes, as well as adherence to social distancing and hygiene related guidelines.  For up-to-date health information visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au

While these measures are aimed protecting your safety, you acknowledge that you are participating in these activities at your own risk.

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

8 Apr 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm

13 Apr 2021
1.00pm - 2.00pm

Booking Information:

Book online