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Holiday Showcase—Autumn 2018

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

Check out our Activities Program (PDF, 516K) for all the details.

BOOK NOW and reserve your spot as places are limited.

Photo: Pawell Krawczynski, Queensland Government.

Photo: Pawell Krawczynski, Queensland Government.

Junior Rangers

Become a Junior Ranger these school holidays and learn what you can do to protect our native plants and animals. Discover the amazing animals and beautiful surrounds of Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre and David Fleay Wildlife Park with one of our Park Rangers. Go behind the scenes to explore the fascinating lives of Queensland’s wildlife, uncover fossils from our prehistoric past or go dip-netting to discover underwater creatures.

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.


Nearby attractions

Visit partner Gateway Visitor Centre—Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre at The Gap, only 12km from Brisbane’s city centre. Explore the bush in Brisbane’s backyard and Discover what makes Queensland’s national parks so special. Below are some of the activities on offer at this Centre.

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.

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. Your ticket purchase also includes same-day admission into our Wildlife Centre, so you can explore at any time before or after the show.

Nearby attractions

Our partner Gold Coast Recreation Centre has accommodation and runs fantastic holiday activities for children, families and groups.

Last updated
16 March 2018