If you are looking to go on a family nature adventure, then you need not look any further than your city. Being outdoors is great for childcare and there is one place about an hour’s drive from Perth that is a must-see—Serpentine National Park. This bounty of nature located close to Baldivis is a great place for your family to explore because of its many hectares of land, plentiful wildlife and stunning scenery.
Serpentine National Park spans over a space of 4,300 hectares of wilderness. There is a 500 metre walking trail that is a great way to spend the day with your children. They will love admiring the scenery around them and seeing the many different types of animals that appear throughout the park.
Kangaroos, possums, wallabies and many kinds of exotic birds call this park their home and you will be able to see them in a natural setting. There are plenty of amenities such as park benches and restrooms scattered throughout the trail as well, so you can go at your own pace and enjoy the day.
The real gem of Serpentine National Park is its majestic cascades. Flowing from the Serpentine River and located on the Darling Scarp, these waterfalls are simply a wonder to behold. Your children will be amazed at the beauty before them.
More than just a family photo opportunity, these natural marvels shape the landscape around them, essentially creating the park that they are named after. The whole family will enjoy this day in the sunshine as they walk around and take in all the nature around them.
An Adventure Near Home
Some people think that they need to go far away to experience an adventure in nature, but that is not necessarily the case. For those looking to take their child on an outdoor exploration, you don’t need to look further than Serpentine National Park in Baldivis, about an hour from Perth.
To learn more about how we encourage outdoor adventures at each daycare, please call the St James centre at +61 (08) 9358 4673, the Carlisle centre at +61 (08) 9472 4702 and the Bertram centre at +61 (08) 9419 1844.