This just in from the National Parks and Wildlife Service:
Something to suit everyone in our national parks
Join our Discovery Rangers to experience a different side to Port Stephens and Tomaree National Park this spring school holidays. There’s something for everyone. More details are attached and online.
Tuesday 22 September, 9.30am–12pm
TOMAREE’S WILDERQUEST TREASURE TRAIL
Discover the sights and sounds of Tomaree as you step back to the time of World War II to the sites of the torpedo, fort and guns. Taking off our defence hats, we get close to nature as we explore the summit and take in spectacular views.
Tuesday 22 September, 6pm - 8pm
MAGICAL BUSH BY NIGHT
Night is a special time to explore Tomaree’s bush and wetlands. There’s loads to delight the senses and we may be lucky enough to spot an animal or two.
http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/Guided-tours/magical-bush-by-night (opens 15/9/15)
Thursday 24 September, 9.30–11.30am
WILD WORLD OF ROCKPOOLS
Don’t miss this great introduction to the complex world and amazing creatures of rockpools on Boat Harbour’s headland. You’ll see animals that don’t move, and others that look like plants.
Tuesday 29 September, 2pm – 4pm
WILDERQUEST TOOLS, TUCKER, TRACKS AND TALES
Join our Worimi Aboriginal Rangers. Hear stories shared from Elders and create animal track stories in sand. Explore our natural bush supermarket – its tucker, tools and medicines.
Wednesday 30 September, 9.30am–11.30am
WHALE TALES BUSH WALK
Enjoy a 2-hour bush walk, featuring spectacular time-worn headlands and chasms, look for whales, and experience the bush springing to life after fire.
Wednesday 30 September, 2–4pm
WILDERQUEST BUSH TO BEACH FAMILY DISCOVERY
School holiday fun packed with fantastic activities exploring nature for the whole family. Discover hidden bush places, bush colours, create your own micro trail and be part of an exciting WilderQuest beach hunt.
Thursday 1 October 2015, 5–7pm
SPOOKY NIGHT WALK
This dusk event promises interesting stories, a moody setting and perhaps even a spooky thrill or two. Experience the haunting ambience ‘behind the scenes’ of Tomaree’s World War II gun emplacements. Returning by dark, we’ll listen for the eerie sounds of the bush. If we’re lucky, we might spot a nocturnal animal or two.
Bookings are essential
Book via above urls or visit www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/ search [Guided-tours] search [Port Stephens]