Nature Workshops

New experiences in the great outdoors

Nature workshops in the Macedon Ranges

A variety of nature workshops are held in the Macedon Ranges throughout the year. Join ‘citizen science’ projects with our Environment team, such as surveying our woodland and forest bird population. Keep an eye out for small group mushroom foraging workshop in Macedon Regional Park over the cooler months. Our nature reserves and Macedon Regional Park are a flora and fauna paradise waiting to be enjoyed.

Ranger-guided night walks at Hanging Rock Reserve

Check our What’s On page for ranger-guided night walks at Hanging Rock Reserve. Ideal for families and nature lovers, these fun and informative hikes to the summit will fill you in on the reserve’s unique environment and native wildlife.

Mushroom foraging workshops

In the cooler months of autumn, C the Market runs small group mushroom foraging tours with an expert in Macedon Regional Park. Dates are confirmed closer to as dependent on weather for ultimate mushrooming conditions. Keep an eye on our What’s On page for tour dates or email C the Market to express advance interest.

Wild Action ‘Zoo Keeper for a Day’

Does your child love animals? Spend a whole day with zoologist Chris Humfrey from ABC’s hit series “Chris Humfrey’s Wild Life!” and Animal Planet’s “Chris Humfrey’s Animal Instinct”. Kids aged 5 to 17 years get to work at his very own private zoo, and learn from Chris himself! Get up close and personal with over 2000 animals. This is an exceptional hands-on experience with strictly limited numbers of children to ensure they get a truly wild experience. Find out more about their Zookeeper program.

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