Now that spring has sprung, our Wildflower Garden and Wildlife Park are bursting to life with beautiful blooms, new baby animals, and a range of wonderful springtime activities for you to enjoy.
Across the season, you can join a Garden Highlights Walk & Talk through the Regional Wildflower Garden. Each walk is tailored to focus on what is flowering and will give you an opportunity to discover some of our regions hidden treasures. The walks commence at 12:30pm on Mondays and Thursdays from 1 September, excluding public holidays, entry fees apply.
The Albany Plein Air Group return this spring with their Inspired by Nature art exhibition and sale, as part of the 2022 Southern Art & Craft Trail. This free exhibition features a wonderful variety of artwork by ten artists of local landscapes and seascapes, as well as a selection of nature-inspired paintings. On display and sale from 24 September to 9 October, gallery open 9am to 5pm daily.
After two seasons of sold-out workshops, Ros Jenke is back with Watercolour & Wildflowers – A Plein Air Workshop. Immerse yourself in Albany’s beautiful Regional Wildflower Garden for a day of plein air painting while learning the techniques of sketching and painting in the open air, 29 September and 6 October. This 4.5 hour tutored workshop is suitable for all skill levels and includes a delicious picnic lunch and refreshments overlooking the King George Sound. Bookings are essential, as places are limited.
The popular Nocturnal Wildlife Tours return for four nights only, 27 & 29 September and 4 & 6 October at 6pm. Meet the amazing Aussie animals and passionate wildlife keepers on this ‘after dark’ guided tour. Bring your family and friends to discover the nocturnal furry, feathered and scaly wildlife in a whole new light. Bookings are essential, as places are limited.
Spring is an ideal time to enjoy our region, and the spring activities planned we have planned will delight visitors and locals alike.