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Mulligan's Flat Night Walk

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  • Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary
    Cnrr Quinane Avenue & Justice Kelly Street, Forde ACT 2914, Australia

A Special National Science Week Tour

Join a guide for a spotlighting tour chatting everything science this National Science Week.

Experience the sanctuary at night when it comes alive. Learn of the years of research that has been conducted in Mulligans and why we have worked so hard to protect it.

A night tour at Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary is a unique experience to step back in time and experience the Australian bush as it was 100 years ago. At night things really come to life in the Sanctuary. Nocturnal animals awaken hungry and looking for food.

Your guide will take you deep into the Sanctuary, inside the predator-proof fence, where native animals are thriving in the absence of foxes and feral cats.

Get inspired by learning how science is enhancing our understanding and ability to restore these critically endangered woodlands.

Notes for the tour

  • Please adhere to the 1.5m social distance rule
  • Please use the COVIDSafe app whilst on your tour
  • We will be providing hand-sanitiser on all tours
  • We will be walking just under 4 km
  • The walk will take from 2 to 2.5 hours
  • Ages: 10 year olds - adults 

What to bring/wear

  • Sturdy shoes
  • Rain protection
  • Warm clothing
  • A basic torch for finding your car at the end of the walk (please leave your spotlights at home as your guide has a specialised torch for viewing the animals)
  • Light refreshments (including water)

*Please note: Tours run in rain, hail or shine. Tours will only be cancelled if there is a total fire ban in place or extreme weather. All funds paid through our tours go straight to conservation projects in the sanctuary

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