Nature Festival for Families | Murray-Darling Basin | Swanport Wetlands | 11 Oct 2018

nature festival for families

Nature Festival for Families

Experience the wonderful world of wetlands with the whole family.

Enjoy geocaching, live fish demonstrations, water critter discoveries, make your own DIY herbarium, bush tucker workshops, nature crafts and more. Activities are designed for kids of all ages. Early birds can also enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. Things to bring include picnic supplies, water bottles, sun safe gear and enclosed shoes. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is a partnership between NRM Education from Natural Resources in the SA Murray-Darling Basin and the Eastern Hills and Murray Plains Catchment Group.

Activities include:

  • Decorate and pot up your own native plant
  • Sensory tub – use just your sense of touch to guess what natural materials are inside
  • Natural treasures hunt
  • Become an Animal Detective
  • Geocaching
  • Live fish demonstrations
  • Water critter discoveries
  • Make your own DIY herbarium
  • Bush tucker workshops
  • Nature crafts
  • Sensory play


This event is FREE. It is funded by the SA Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board and the NRM levies, enabling landholders and community to play an active role in the region’s future.

Places are limited however, so register for the festival and the activities you wish to attend.


Adelaide School Holidays October 2018


For more information and all enquiries please visit the Nature Festival for Families Eventbrite.

What Nature Festival for Families 

When: Thursday 11 October 2018 | 10am – 2pm 

Where Swanport Wetlands | off South Eastern Freeway, Murray Bridge | See map here 

Who: Families 

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Image Source: Nature Festival for Families Eventbrite 


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