Vacation Care

Blackbutt Reserve offers hands-on learning experiences for vacation care and community groups during the school holidays.  The following programs are available for the next school holidays (cost-effective packages can also be tailored to suit).

We visit you

No need to organise transport and permission slips, just an area for us to set up and we’ll do the rest! Staff will visit your centre with an array of wildlife providing an interactive and sensory experience including activity sheets.

Visit us

Blackbutt Reserve is the perfect spot for an excursion with picnic shelters, playgrounds, bbqs and grassed areas to keep children amused for an hour or a day!

  • Richley activity - Experience a close encounter with our resident snake, build a shelter and go dipnetting in the pond at Richley Reserve.
  • Carnley activity - Meet, touch and handle some of Blackbutt’s favourite critters, feed the emus, walk the boardwalk and find the animals on the activity sheet.


  • We visit you -  $260 for 1 hour
  • Visit us - $180 for up to 30 children and $6 per child thereafter for 1 hour.


To book a school holiday activity, please contact our friendly office staff from Monday to Friday between 8am and 3pm.

P: 4904 3344