From funky frogs to marvellous meerkats, amazing amphibians to beautiful birds of prey, Animal Magic is a great weekend to get up close to wonderful wildlife.
Exotic Zoo will be showcasing loads of fantastic animals throughout the weekend, including an armadillo, adorable meerkats and a petting zoo! Critters 2 You will be bringing everything from snakes to lizards - will you have a go at holding a tarantula? Local rescue centre Corio Raptors will also be here with some amazing birds of prey, including a majestic barn owl and a beautiful buzzard.
During the weekend we've also got a whole range of additional activities for the family to enjoy. Our on-site cattle will be on show from the Gladstone Hide - go along to the talk and feed to see the beautiful herd of cows, including 14 calves, to find out more about how the cows help us to manage our reserve. We'll also be running bird watching for beginners sessions to inspire the younger generation - head to the Discovery Hide and pick up your bird watching for beginners guide and see what you can spot on the mere!
There'll also be all our usual daily talks and feeds, pond dipping in our new Pond Zone, our Canoe Safari and Boat Tours and our adventure playground with wet play! Come and have a wild day out in our extraordinary wetland landscape; buy your tickets online and save 10% on admission!