Bush Adventures For the Whole Family

Date: April 16, 2015 - May 22, 2015
Time: Various

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Introduction to Orienteering

Thursday 16 Apr & Saturday 16 May, 10-11.30am

Want to improve your navigation skills for bushwalking? Interested in giving the sport of orienteering a try? Through a variety of activities you will improve your map reading and compass skills and learn some navigation tricks from a former Orienteering Australia Coach of the Year. By the end of the activity you will be able to orienteer anywhere in the world! Suitable for all levels of fitness and experience, including beginners.

Meet: Knocklofty Reserve, gravel carpark at top end of Forest Road, West Hobart

Cost: $5.50 per participant

Adventure with Bat Girl

Friday 8 May, 5-6.30pm

Get ready for a batty family evening with local bat expert Dr Lisa Cawthen, Tasmania’s very own Bat Girl! Join us for a batastic time where you’ll play some batty games, discover some batty facts, try your hand at being a bat biologist using high-tech bat detectors and discover how we can all help to look after our little batty friends.

Bring: A torch and warm clothes

Meet: Waterworks Reserve, just inside the gate on Waterworks Rd, Ridgeway (please park outside the gate as the gates will be locked during the activity)

Cost: $8 per person (includes supper)

Where Our Wild Things Are

Friday 22 May, 6-7.30pm

At night a whole other world of creatures come out to play in our bushland! We will go for a night walk to see where our wild things are and you will get some handy hints for spotting creatures of the night when you go on your own spotlighting adventures.

Bring: A torch and warm clothes

Meet: Waterworks Reserve, just inside the gate on Waterworks Rd, Ridgeway (please park outside the gate as the gates will be locked during the walk)

Cost: $8 per person (includes supper)

 

Bookings are essential for all Bush Adventures. For enquiries and bookings please contact the City of Hobart on 6238 2886 (BH). Payments made by credit card incur a 1% surcharge.

Activities may be cancelled in the event of unsuitable weather conditions (such as severe fire danger) or unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs a refund or credit will be given.

For all activities please bring a drink and wear suitable clothing, solid shoes and a hat.

These events are brought to you by Hobart City Council’s Bush Adventures Program.

Event audience: Everyone