Tidbinbilla Pop Up Family Wilderness CampFriday 27 Sept to Sat 12 Oct inclusive

We are delighted to announce that Wildfest® at Tidbinbilla is back for the Spring School Holidays in 2019. You can experience Tidbinbilla like never before with the ultimate family sleepover at our Wildfest Pop Up Family Wilderness Camp in the picturesque ACT Park.

The importance of our native flora and fauna in the natural world has never been more vital and Tidbinbilla runs one of Australia’s unique endangered species conservation and breeding programs. Some successful programs include work with the Northern Corroboree Frogs and Southern Brush Tailed Rock Wallabies. See these animals and other wonderful Australian wildlife in Tidbinbilla. Possible wildlife sightings include koalas, platypus, potoroos, wallaroos, possums, wombats, echidnas, emus, lyrebirds, sugar gliders, kangaroos and many others.

Explore this vast 54.5 square kilometre Nature Reserve with specially designed ranger guided activities that offer NEW ways to learn about the diversity of wildlife in this unique landscape, understand the culture of the traditional country of the Ngunnawal people and see the history of European settlement in the Tidbinbilla Valley.


Wake Up in the Wild Experience Tidbinbilla in a whole new light

‘Glamping’ tent accommodation is now available at Tidbinbilla and we have created an itinerary designed for families packed with NEW exclusive day & night wildlife encounters with ACT Parks Wildlife Officers where you see animals in their natural habitat. You can walk with Park Rangers, enjoy roasting marshmallows by the fire, experience Hi Tech Wildlife, go behind the scenes at the Vet Centre or solve the mystery of CSI Tidbinbilla as well as star gazing after your dinner. And after check out take the rest of the day to explore this wildlife sanctuary even further. The reserve offers 16 hiking trails from Cascades Trail to Gibraltar Rock as well as a rich Aboriginal history and nearby is Canberra’s Deep Space Communication Complex – NASA Tracking Station. There is much more than you can imagine at Tidbinbilla.

Bookings can be made on Friday 27 & Sat 28 Sept, Thurs 3 to Sun 6 Oct as well as Thurs 9 – Sat 12 Oct with more dates to come.  Adults are $295 per night and kids are $195 per night. Tidbinbilla Annual Open day is also on Sunday 29 September 2019.


Our Overnight Packages are fully inclusive

Glamping guests experience one of our sample itineraries and stay in our  6m Emperor bell tents. Each tent includes

  • Real beds – Mattress on bed bases, floor rugs and welcome mat
  • Quality bed linen package – sheets, pillow cases, warm doona, warm throw and cushion
  • Luggage rack
  • Bed side tables with solar lights

Overnight guests also get the use of our central catering tent where we serve Dinner & Breakfast and we have the use of on-site public toilets at Flints. You must bring your own toiletries. A detailed list of what to bring and inclusions will be sent prior to your stay.

We have tents that can accomodate 2, 3 or 4 people and these can be booked either by credit card via the BOOK NOW button or via direct debit. To arrange your invoice email bookings@wildfest.com.au – with the subject line Wildfest at Tidbinbilla – please nominate your date as well as how many adults and children are attending. If your family is bigger than 4 persons, extra beds can be added into our larger tents by arrangement and whilst the activities are designed for kids 5 – 12 years ideally, we can accommodate kids under 5 years by prior arrangement.

If you are re booking for a repeat visit, we welcome you back and ask you to check the sample itineraries to ensure you are scheduled to enjoy different activities on your second overnight stay with us.