Nearer to Nature Coastal Holiday Program

School holiday sessions Various times

The City in partnership with Department of Biodiversity, Conservations and Attractions presents Nearer to Nature, a school holiday program with fun hands-on activities that explore Cockburn's wonderful coastal environment.

Holiday program

Somethin' Fishy

  • Wednesday 9 January at Woodman Point - Ammo Jetty, 9.30am-12pm

  • Join Rec Fish West and have fun learning about fishing techniques and how to handle your catch. Bait your hook, practice your casting skills and see if you get the catch of the day.

  • Cost: DC (Discovery Club Member) $18 Non-DC $20

  • Age: 12-16 years

Marvellous Marine Mammals $12-$14

  • Wednesday 9 January at Woodman Point - Ammo Jetty, 10am-11.30am

  • Did you know that mammals not only live on land but also in the sea? From dolphins to whales and even seals there is a lot to explore so join us to discover fun facts about these air-breathing marine creatures.

  • Cost: DC (Discovery Club Member)  $12 Non-DC $14

  • Age: 4-7 years

N2N Survivor Challenge

  • Wednesday 9 January at Woodman Point - Ammo Jetty, 10am-11.30am

  • Join us for Survivor style team activities as you explore the challenges overcome by marine ecosystems every day. Crawl through the reef obstacle course, dodge predators in the intertidal zone and which team comes out victorious.

  • Cost: DC (Discovery Club Member) $12 Non-DC $14

  • Age: 7-12 years

Life Underwater

  • Wednesday 23 January at Coogee Maritime Trail, 10am - 12pm

  • Animals that live underwater have special adaptations which help them to survive. Join us and the team from Critters Up Close for a hands-on encounter with some fresh and salt water loving creatures and see if you can spot some of their extra special features.

  • Cost: DC (Discovery Club Member) $12 Non-DC $14

  • Age: 5-8 years

Mighty Maritime Marathon

  • Wednesday 23 January at Coogee Maritime Trail, 10.30am-2.30pm

  • The Coogee Maritime Trail has lots to explore and discover. Using navigation techniques find and complete the puzzles with your team mates in this marvellous maritime marathon. Do you have what it takes to go the distance? Join the Nearer to Nature team and Critters up close on this adventure.

  • Cost: DC (Discovery Club Member) $16 Non-DC $18 

  • Age: 8-13 years
Booking essential, please Book online

Various Locations

Woodman Point - Ammo Jetty
Cockburn Rd
Coogee WA 6166

Coogee Maritime Trail
Socrates Parade
North Coogee WA 6163

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Nearer to Nature

Contact details


Phone 08 9295 2244

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