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Heron Island Queensland 4680, Australia

Heron Island

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Heron Island Queensland 4680, Australia

Experience nature at its best on Heron Island, world famous for its spectacular coral reef and a sanctuary for an extraordinary variety of marine life. This natural coral cay provides a genuine eco-experience, a unique opportunity to witness the magic of the world’s largest coral reef.

Heron  Island Junior Rangers Program is an exciting nature based program for kids between the ages of 7 to 12 years. The Program offers a range of nature-based activities designed to nurture a sense of exploration and caring for the environment, subject matter includes activities such as bird watching, island walks and reef walks. The Program has been developed by Heron Island’s experienced team of marine biologists, with the cooperation of the University of Queensland and QLD Parks and Wildlife Service.

The program is very interactive and topics covered may vary seasonally to include: reef ecology, forest awareness, coral cay formation, turtle nesting and whale watching. Kids will receive a Junior Rangers Workbook, embroidered badge and hat.

The Junior Rangers program runs on Saturday and Sundays, plus every day during the Queensland school holidays. Session times are 11:00 – 12:30 and 2:30- 4:00 pm. Please book at Reception as registration is essential. To pre-book, contact Charges will be added to your account and cancellation fees apply.