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Sat, 01 Oct


Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre

Scaley Tales - Reptile and Amphibian Visit!

If your child loves creatures that hiss, slither or croak, then this School Holiday Adventure is for them! Tessa’s Reptile Services is bringing an assortment of snakes, lizards and frogs for an educational and hands-on experience like no other.

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Scaley Tales - Reptile and Amphibian Visit!
Scaley Tales - Reptile and Amphibian Visit!

Time & Location

01 Oct 2022, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre, Cnr Flynn and, Selby St, Wembley WA 6018, Australia


About the Event

Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre is about to have some special reptile and amphibian visitors this school holidays! Tessa from Tessa’s Reptile Service is presenting a two-hour hands-on educational experience, where children can get up close and personal with a range of ectothermic creatures.

Visiting animals will include: a Bobtail Skink, a Western and Northern Blue Tongue Skink, Bearded Dragon, Ridgetail Monitor, Longnose Dragons (or Tata lizards), Northern Tree Frogs, and various snakes including a Stimson python, Carpet Snake, Woma, and Olive Python.

Tessa also works for Native Animal Rescue as their venomous snake and reptile rehabber, and has lots of great information and fun facts to share. She is passionate about increasing reptile awareness and empathy, and works to build handling confidence by introducing smaller snakes before larger species.

This family-friendly event will run from 10am to 12pm on Saturday 1st of October at the Herdsman Lake Discovery Centre (Cnr Flynn & Selby Streets, Wembley).

Other Important Information:

  • Tickets are $30 per participant, with parents and carers free of charge (Friends of the WA Gould League receive 15% off all School Holiday Adventures).
  • Ideally for children aged 5-14, but all are welcome.
  • Please note this is not a drop-off program and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult; however adults are welcome to make use of the coffee window and free Wifi.
  • Bring a water bottle and wear covered shoes during your visit.

Please note a COVID event plan will be in place – physical distancing, sanitization measures and increased indoor ventilation will be in place, with the majority of the event held outdoors in open space.

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  • Reptile & Amphibian Experience

    Ticket entitles one participant to a two-hour reptile and amphibian educational session, with informative talks and hands-on experience with the animals.

    +$0.75 service fee
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