Look out for the next school holiday dates in January.
Can't wait for the next session and have a group of 8 or more? Contact us directly to book your special VIP tour for birthdays, school groups and clubs.
Saturday sessions available for groups of 8 or more - you must have minimum 8 people to book the Saturday session.
All tours will meet at the entry gates to Ipswich Nature Centre at least 15 minutes prior to start times. Group limits apply per session.
Enjoy an up close and personal encounter with the animals at the Ipswich Nature Centre in this special VIP guided walking tour.
Learn about the important work the Centre continues to do to support the Bilbies; discover what goes into caring for local wildlife; meet lovable barnyard animals; help the keepers with their feedings; and get to know all the local residents of the Ipswich Nature Centre by name.
Please bring a water bottle, hat and wear comfortable walking shoes.
When: This tour option is available on specified dates when the Ipswich Nature Centre is open to the public. Generally closed Mondays. Open school holidays.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Where: Meet your tour guide onsite at the entrance gates of Ipswich Nature Centre in Queens Park, Ipswich.
- Adults: $12
- Concession/Student: $10
- Child (under 12yrs): $8
- Family (2 Adults / 2 Children), (1 Adult / 3 Children): $30
Access: Wheelchair accessible with assistance required in some areas of the trail.
Cancellation Notice: Minimum 72 hours cancellation notice is required. Guest may transfer their ticket to another person if unable to attend.
- Family: 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children.
- Child is classified as 5 years to 12 years old.
- Concession: is classified as students, pensioners and other government recognised concession card holders
- Infant: This tour does not cater for infants, however, infants may attend free of charge when accompanied by an adult or carer. Infants are classified as 0 up to 4 years old.
- Observer: Companion card holders are welcome with free entry for their carer. Please contact the IVIC directly to book on (07) 3281 0555.
School groups are welcome to request the Animal Encounters tour, please contact the Ipswich Visitor Information Centre directly for school rates and available dates.