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School Holiday and Weekend Programs in Perth

Kaarakin’s Junior Wildlife Guardians School Holiday and Bird Bonanza programs provide an opportunity for children, teens and adults to engage with nature through wildlife interaction and environmental based activities.

Children have two programs specially designed for their capabilities and interests:

  • Junior Wildlife Guardians, family program for 5 – 12 year olds and a parent or guardian; and
  • Bird Bonanza event for ages 10 and above. This event can occur on non-school holiday weekends or school holiday weekends.

These programs are run at the Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre located at 322 Mills Road East, Martin.  Entry is at the west end of the site up from the large guest parking area.  When you arrive, drive through the main entrance and turn right, the unsealed road will take you down to the large carpark.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL and conditions do apply, see the booking page for more details.

Junior Wildlife Guardians (5-12 years)

This is a short (2-hour) program focusing on nature connection through Australian native wildlife, providing 5 – 12 year olds an opportunity to meet and interact with black cockatoos, dingoes, kangaroos and emus.

These events are run mostly outdoors around our education building in direct proximity to the interactive black cockatoo aviary where children and parents can talk to the attention loving birds.  Through animal tours and activities, children can learn about Australian wildlife and conservation, as well as getting involved in our work by making animal enrichment toys and native plantings (depending on the season).

Cost is $25 per child with free entry for one supervising adult (additional adults $25 each).

UPCOMING SESSIONS: Saturday 20 July 2019, 9:30 AM.  NUMBERS STRICTLY LIMITED so book now!

Senior Wildlife Guardians – Bird Bonanza (10+)

This is a longer (3-hour) program for older (10+) children and adults, featuring up-close wildlife encounters and a guided bushwalking tour occuring on weekend days (can also run during non-school holidays).  Morning tea is provided.

Experience up-close wildlife encounters (includes friendly black cockatoo and dingo interactions) and guided bushwalking bird tour, morning tea (provided). Early start to catch the morning bird activity, 7.45am to 10.45am. If you want to make a day of being out in the hills, you can always make your way to the local cafes and nearby walk trails after the Bird Bonanza event.

Please note that this event involves a lot of walking. Whilst at Kaarakin ALL persons should be suitably attired for a bush environment and must wear closed in shoes and a sleeved top (short or long). Kaarakin merchandise will be available to purchase. No eftpos onsite.

Cost is $35 per participant (adult or child ages 10 +) with morning tea included.

UPCOMING SESSIONS: Sunday 30 June 2019, 7:45 AM.  NUMBERS STRICTLY LIMITED so book now!

IMPORTANT NOTICE - adoption certificates and DVDs will not be shipping from 28 September 2019 to 18 October 2019. Calendars will be shipping during this time. Thanks!