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Ranger guided activities

Photo: Lyle Radford © Queensland GovernmentPhoto: Lyle Radford © Queensland Government

The Gateway Visitor Centres of David Fleay Wildlife Park and Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre operate a seasonal holiday activities program during Queensland school holidays – four times a year (Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring). Check back four weeks prior for current program details.

Winter 2018 Program

Everyone can have an adventure of the natural kind these school holidays. The Park Rangers at David Fleay Wildlife Park and Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre present their activities program for Winter 2018. From Junior Rangers, to Wildlife at Night and our new Twilight Experience—there's activities for all ages!

Check out our Activities Program (PDF, 195K) for all the details. Book and reserve your spot as places are limited.



Dates & Times

Junior Rangers

Become a Junior Ranger these school holidays and learn what you can do to protect our native plants and animals. Go behind the scenes to see how wildlife rangers care for animals and explore the fascinating lives of Queensland’s native animals including reptiles and mammals.

Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre

David Fleay Wildlife Park

Various activities – see the Activities Program (PDF, 195K) for details

Monday 2 July– Wednesday 11 July


Wildlife Discovery Show

You can always smile at OUR crocodile! Get up close with animals (some scaly, some soft!) from the Wildlife Centre and learn how our Park Rangers care for our animals and Queensland’s national parks.

Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre


  • 11:00am–11:45am
  • 1:30pm–2:15pm

Friday 30 June–Sunday 15 July


Wildlife at Night

Join our Park Rangers in some nocturnal wildlife monitoring and explore the park by night, taking in the sights and sounds of the bush after dark. What wildlife will you discover by torchlight? Finish the night with star gazing and light snacks and refreshments!

^ Star gazing activity dependent on the weather.

Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre


  • Friday 6 July
  • Friday 13 July


Twilight Experience

Experience David Fleay Wildlife Park after dark for a limited time. Join the Yugambeh Aboriginal people as they take you on a mesmerising journey of storytelling, song and dance. You can also explore the wildlife park and find out what our Australian wildlife get up to at night.

David Fleay Wildlife Park


  • Thursday 12 July
  • Saturday 14 July


Nearby attractions

Our partner Gold Coast Recreation Centre has accommodation and runs fantastic holiday activities for children, families and groups. See further details on Coast Club school holiday activities.

Last updated
11 June 2018