School Holidays

School Holidays

"Kids only zone"

Let us ensure your kids have a fun these school holidays with our Wildification programs, jam packed with fun activities, while exploring Cleland Wildlife Park and the amazing resident animals.

Let’s discover some easy ways to share your backyard with our amazing native wildlife buddies and meet some along the way. You can book your child in for more than one day, however please be aware that some of the experiences will be repeated, such as craft projects and hands-on animal encounters.

Programs available:

Junior Wildification (5-7 year olds)

Wildification 8+ (8-13 year olds)

Please note when booking:

  • The Wildification Program has a minimum of 4 participants to run. You will be contacted 72 hours prior to the session if participant requirements are not reached, with the option to transfer session or be refunded.

Entry is not included. Park entry must be purchased prior to the session, or current Cleland Wildlife Park membership held.

Hot weather:

Wildification will be cancelled if the temperature is forecast to reach 32 degrees at Mt Barker. On days of catastrophic fire danger all sessions will be cancelled and park will be closed.

Rainy weather:
Wildification will still commence on rainy days and some activities will be held indoors. We recommend bringing wet weather gear, an umbrella and your sense of adventure.

If session are cancelled due to extreme weather or COVID-19, you will be emailed by the Children’s Program Coordinator.

Get active, be hands-on and try new things!

JUNIOR WILDIFICATION

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.

Age: 5-7 year olds

Duration: 9:30am-12:30pm (3 hours)

Cost: $31.50 (program fee), plus entry fee

Capacity: 10 participants

Highlights: Morning fruit, fun games and activities, park exploration including animal encounters.

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WILDIFICATION 8+

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.

Age: 8-13 year olds

Duration: 9:30am- 3:30pm (6 hours)

Cost: $70.00 (program fee), plus entry fee

Capacity: 10 participants

Highlights: Morning fruit, afternoon fruit, park exploration including animal encounters, games, scavenger hunts, themed activities and projects and much more!

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CHRISTMAS MAYHAM IN NATURE

Specially Christmas themed, for the fun festive holiday. Only available on Wednesday 20 December.


Program Details:

Availability: Wednesday 20 December 2023

Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm

Duration: 6 hours

Age: 6 - 12 years

Cost: $70.00 (program fee), plus entry fee:

Non-Members - Child (4 – 15 years) - $16.00

Members - Child (4 – 15 years) – FREE with membership

Annual Membership fee - Child (4 – 15 years) - $48.50 (unlimited entry)

Capacity: 15 participants

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