Cleland offers a number of experiences tailored for children – from weekly pre-schooler activities to our very special school holiday clubs. Every experience is undertaken by our fully qualified education officers.
We currently have a number of experiences on offer, including:
Age: 2 - 4 year olds
When: Weekly, during the school term. Each Monday at 11.00 am, Tuesday at 10.00 am, Friday at 10.00 am
What: Explore a different Australian animal through storytelling, music, interactive and sensory learning experiences, while exploring the park.
Cost: $10 per session, plus entry fee
Age: 5 - 7 year olds
When: Selected dates in the school holidays from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
What: Junior Wildification is the program for you if you like adventure, the outdoors, native Australian animals, trying new things and meeting new people. Come and discover what amazing native wildlife you might be sharing your backyard with and ways to encourage them into your garden.
Cost: $31 per session, plus entry fee
Age: 8 - 13 year olds
When: Selected dates in the school holidays from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
What: Let us ensure your kids have fun these school holidays with our full day Wildification program (8+), jam packed with fun activities, while exploring Cleland Wildlife Park and their amazing resident animals. Get active, be-hands-one and try new things.
Cost: $70 per session, plus entry fee
Junior Conservation Club
Age: 8 - 14 year olds
When: The last Sunday of each month (excluding April) from 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
What: The Junior Conservation Club monthly sessions focus on spreading the word about the environment, providing hands-on opportunities for young people to explore and understand the world around them. We encourage those who are passionate for animals and nature to get involved in these monthly activities.
Cost: $20 (yearly membership) or $30 for a once off session, plus entry fee
Mini Beasts of Cleland
Age: 13+ year olds
When: Tuesday to Saturday from 1.30pm – 2.00pm
What: Explore the world of invertebrates in the Ocean to Outback Centre with the Invertebrate Coordinator. Learn fun and crazy facts about the insect world. Be brave and step outside of your comfort zone – our Invertebrate Keeper will ensure you feel safe at all times.
Have an up-close and personal experience with stick insects.
Cost: $20, plus entry fee
Age: All ages
When: Available online at the beginning of each month
What: Cleland’s very own kids newsletter, full of interesting environmental facts and fun activities.