Bush Adventures


Welcome to our Bush Adventures Autumn Program 2024!

Book one or more of our autumn Bush Adventures activities for nature-based fun and learning in Hobart’s beautiful bushland parks and reserves. 

Help your child learn how to safely explore, appreciate and care for our natural worldwith activities to suit all ages and interests over the autumn school holidays.

Visit out the Trybooking site for all activities.

Here's a sneak peek at what’s on offer:

Fungi Foray

In a fern glade near you lies a world waiting to be discovered. Discover nature's great recyclers, with shapes and colours that will amaze and delight.

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Night Walk

Enter the world of Hobart's nocturnal creatures on a guided night walk— take the chance to spot possums, owls and other animals that come out after dark!

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Waterbug Survey

Become a citizen scientist and get up close to the fascinating micro creatures in our waterways. Learn about their role in the ecosystem and how to identify different species.

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Platypus Protector Guided Walk

Join us on a guided walk and learn about the platypus, one of Australia's most iconic animals. Discover where they live, what they eat and how you can help protect them.

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Our Bush Adventures activities are led by experienced and enthusiastic outdoor educators who will help your family learn about and appreciate Hobart's bushland parks and reserves and the natural world around us.

If this is your first time booking a Bush Adventure, please be aware that most activities are tailored to specific age groups. However, younger siblings are welcome at no extra cost under the close supervision of parents and caregivers.

We're looking forward to sharing adventures of discovery and fun with you. To secure your spot, please make sure to book your chosen activities in advance. You can find all the details and booking information on our Trybooking site.

Bookings are essential for all Bush Adventures.

For all bookings, please visit our Trybooking page:

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For enquiries, please contact the City of Hobart on 03 6238 2711.

Bookings are essential for all Bush Adventures

  • Family events are open to children of all ages.
  • Children can only be booked into a Bush Adventures activities suitable for their age
  • Out-of-age siblings can attend under the supervision of a parent/guardian - free of charge.
  • An adult must accompany children - except for Go Wild Go Solo events, 10-14 years.
  • Just for Adults, events are for participants 16 years and older.
  • Don't hesitate to get in touch with us with any questions or suggestions: bushadventures@hobartcity.com.au

Mailing list

Receive the Bush Adventures program every season when you join the Bush Adventures Mailing List.

Terms and conditions


Activity Age Requirements

Children can only be booked into Bush Adventures activities suitable for their age.

For our Bush Kids program, out-of-age siblings can attend under the supervision of a parent/guardian - free of charge.

We ask parents/guardians to be mindful that siblings do not detract from the enjoyment and engagement of others.

The Go Wild, Go Solo program has a strict minimum age of 10 years and parent/care attendance is not required.

Activity Pricing

All ages activities are $5.50 per person.

Child activities are $5.50 total per child, with accompanying adults and out-of-age siblings free of charge.

Go Wild Go Solo activities are $8.80 per child.

Adult targeted activities are $10 per person.

Where Our Wild Things Are, nocturnal tours are $5.50 for children and $10 for adults.

(This fee includes a 50c booking fee applied by the trybooking website).

Activity Conditions

All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

FOR ALL ACTIVITIES please bring a drink of water and healthy snack. Always wear suitable clothing for the weather and conditions.

Look out for the Bush Adventures flag when arriving at any activity.

Unfortunately, ACTIVITIES MAY BE CANCELLED in the event of unsuitable weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

All booked participants will be notified in the case of cancellation and a refund, less the booking fee, will be issued.


Should you have any queries about any of the activities, please feel free to contact us.

Phone: 03 6238 2711

Email: bushadventures@hobartcity.com.au