Events

SUMMER ACTIVITY PROGRAM

We have an exciting calendar of events and activities coming your way in Warrnambool this Summer.

Please see below for all the details of each activity. A booking link is provided with each description so that you can book your place. Parents are more than welcome to join us for any activity. There is no need to make a booking for parents, but we would appreciate you letting us know that you're coming for catering purposes.

Please ensure that you arrive 10 - 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. In some cases it is necessary for kids to bring their own backpacks, so please ensure you read the details carefully to make sure you have everything you need. At the completion of activities, could you please ensure that you had advised us when collecting your child, so that we know that everyone is accounted for.

Coastal Ramble

Our Coastal Ramble is a fun and easy paced walk for kids, discovering our magnificent coast line around Thunder Point, with some rock pool exploring at Shelley Beach and meandering around Pickering Point. Walking will be at a very relaxed pace with plenty of snack stops and exploring opportunities.

Start:Thunder Point, Macdonald Street, Warrnambool
Finish:Pavilion Café and Bar, Viaduct Road, Warrnambool
When:Saturday December 23 and Wednesday January 3
Time:10:00am to 12:30pm
Cost:$20
Included:Morning tea
Ages:Recommended 5 to 12 years
What to wear:Comfortable walking clothing, with sneakers or sturdy walking shoes (suitable for rock scrambling). Layered clothing is best in case of unpredictable weather. If a sunny day, please apply sunscreen prior to the activity commencing. We will provide additional sunscreen for re-application if needed.
What to bring:Participants are required to bring their own back pack and a full water bottle of at least 500ml. We will provide morning tea, which kids will be required to carry in their own backpacks. In case of wet weather, a rain jacket is recommended.
Booking link:https://www.trybooking.com/337622

Tower Hill Discovery Hike

A wonderfully scenic hike around the Tower Hill area, discovering all the wonderful flora and fauna that this area has to offer, with plenty of rest and snack stops along the way.

Where:Tower Hill, Princes Highway, Tower Hill (Meet at Visitor Centre)
When:Thursday December 28 and Wednesday January 10
Time:10:00am to 1:00pm
Cost:$25
Included:Morning tea and lunch
Ages:Recommended 5 to 12 years
What to wear:Comfortable walking clothing, with sneakers or sturdy walking shoes. Layered clothing is best in case of unpredictable weather. If a sunny day, please apply sunscreen prior to the activity commencing. We will provide additional sunscreen for re-application if needed.
What to bring:Participants are required to bring their own back pack and a full water bottle of at least 500ml. We will provide morning tea, which kids will be required to carry in their own backpacks. In case of wet weather, a rain jacket is recommended.
Booking link:https://www.trybooking.com/337699

Novelty Games Day

An old fashioned games day, with loads of fun activities, from sack races to soccer goal scoring and hula hoop competitions and everything in between!

Where:Jetty Flat (Athletics track), Price Street (off Pertobe Road), Warrnambool
When:Friday January 19
Time:10:00am to 1:00pm
Cost:$25
Included:Morning tea and lunch provided
Ages:Recommended 5 to 12 years
What to wear:Comfortable (sports) clothing and sneakers. If a sunny day, please apply sunscreen prior to the activity commencing. We will provide additional sunscreen for re-application if needed.
What to bring:Participants should bring a full water bottle of at least 500ml. In case of wet weather, a rain jacket is recommended.
Booking link:https://www.trybooking.com/337721

Treasures of Nature

What better way to explore our beautiful Botanic Gardens that a fabulous scavenger hunt! Who knows what treasures will await if you can solve the clues!

Where:Warrnambool Botanic Gardens, Botanic Road, Warrnambool
When:Friday January 12 and Wednesday January 24
Time:10:00am to 12:30pm
Cost:$20
Included:Morning tea
Ages:Recommended 5 to 12 years
What to wear: Comfortable walking clothing, with sneakers or sturdy walking shoes. Layered clothing is best in case of unpredictable weather. If a sunny day, please apply sunscreen prior to the activity commencing. We will provide additional sunscreen for re-application if needed.
What to bring:Participants should bring a full water bottle of at least 500ml. In case of wet weather, a rain jacket is recommended.
Booking link:https://www.trybooking.com/337719

Rail Trail Ride

Explore our Rail Trail with a casual ride from the Warrnambool foreshore to Levys Beach, with a few rest and snack stops thrown in, as well as some time to splash and play around Levys Beach. We will return to the Pavilion via the same route. The ride will cover approximately 12kms in total.

Start/Finish:Pavilion Café, Viaduct Road, Warrnambool
When:Sunday December 31 and Wednesday January 17
Time:10:00am to 12:30pm
Duration:2.5 hours
Cost:$20
Included:Morning tea
Ages:Recommended 6 to 14 years
What to wear:Comfortable walking clothing, with sneakers or sturdy walking shoes. Layered clothing is best in case of unpredictable weather. If a sunny day, please apply sunscreen prior to the activity commencing. We will provide additional sunscreen for re-application if needed.
What to bring:Your bike and helmet of course! Please ensure that an adult checks your bike to ensure good brakes and inflated tyres. Also check that your bike helmet fits securely. Participants are required to bring their own back pack and a full water bottle of at least 500ml. We will provide morning tea, which kids will be required to carry in their own backpacks. (We can carry backpacks for younger kids if required.) In case of wet weather, a rain jacket is recommended.
Booking link:https://www.trybooking.com/337700

Coastal Encounter

If your kids have conquered the Coastal Ramble, it may be time for something a little more challenging. The Coastal Encounter is a hike along the beach and coastline from Killarney to Warrnambool. We will cover approximately 16kms, at a very relaxed pace, with plenty of rest and snack stops. Most of the walk will be on the beach, with some trail walking as we near Thunder Point.

Start:Killarney Recreation Reserve, Mahoneys Road, Killarney
Finish:Thunder Point, Macdonald Street, Warrnambool
When:Friday January 5
Time:10:00am to 2:00pm
Cost:$25
Included:Morning tea and lunch
Ages:Recommended 7 to 16 years
What to wear: Kids may wish to walk in bare feet for part of the walk, however it is important that they also bring sturdy walking shoes or sneakers for those parts of the walk that are not on the beach. Layered clothing is best in case of unpredictable weather. Please apply sunscreen prior to the activity commencing, regardless of weather, as we will be on the beach and exposed to the elements for the majority of the walk. We will provide additional sunscreen for re-application.
What to bring:Participants are required to bring their own back pack and a full water bottle of at least 600ml. We will provide morning tea, which kids will be required to carry in their own backpacks. In case of wet weather, a rain jacket is recommended. A spare pair of socks to change into can be useful in case of damp or sweaty feet.
Booking link:https://www.trybooking.com/337706

Junior Triathlon

Has your child experienced the thrill of completing their very first triathlon? Well, this is the perfect occasion to tick that experience off the list. It is a fun and casual event, with three age groups: under 7's, 7 to 9's and 10 to 12's. We encourage parents to stay, watch and cheer on all the kids. Don't forget your helmet!

Where:Worm Bay (off Viaduct Road), Warrnambool
When:Saturday January 6
Time:4:00pm
Cost:$5 for ages under 7, $10 for ages 7 to 12
Ages:Recommended 5 to 12 years
What to wear:Bathers, with shorts/pants and t-shirt/singlet to go over the top. Please note that boys must wear a top whilst on the bike, so please ensure you bring one along.
What to bring:Bike and helmet, towel, goggles (recommended). If a cool day, a warm jumper for afterwards is a good idea.
Booking link:https://www.trybooking.com/337711