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Wetland Explorers at WWT Washington


The summer holidays will be packed with fun at WWT Washington this year as the North East wildlife centre invite you to become a Wetland Explorer for the day! Get ready to take part in loads of exciting wetland challenges waiting for you this summer! WWT Washington is a brilliant day out for the family in the North East, especially during the summer school holidays.

Pick up a trail map and set off into the wild to see how many cool creatures and awesome animals you can spot following the challenges and activities as you go – don’t forget to visit the local residents - cheeky otters and flamboyant flamingos during daily talks too (11.30am/11.45am and 2.30pm/2.45pm)!

Head to the exciting Wetland HQ and take part in their activity of the day where you'll investigate animal tracks with the help of a keen reserve team member. Or pick up a net and try your hand at pond dipping at the Pond Zone searching for great diving beetles, water boatman or water snails guided by WWT Washington's fantastic education team. With den building, mini-beast hunting, compass navigating and more, there's something for everyone to enjoy!

Grab your free Wetland Explorer log book and start your expedition. Share your adventures on social media using #wetlandexplorers

Monday - Mini-beast hunt (Hollowood)

Tuesday - Animal tracks (Hollowood)

Wednesday - Compass and navigation (Event lawn)

Thursday - Nesting challenge (Event lawn)

Friday - Pond dipping (Pondzone)

Saturday - Den building (North Wood)

Sunday - Wetland wildflowers (Education barn)

Opening Times

Available daily from (20 July 2019 - 2 Sept 2019)

* Specific timings for Offer and Flamingo talks.

Guide Prices

All Wetland Explorer summer activities are included as part of the normal admission price. Book admission tickets online and save 10%.



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