What will you find on your next Bushland Adventure

Published on 18 February 2021

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Bushland Adventures is a fun, free activity to get the whole family outdoors, exploring & learning about our local flora, fauna & history!

Download the app to take part in the quizzes & challenges to earn points and be in with a chance of winning prizes from Yarra Valley Chocolaterie.

Bushland Adventures has been funded through the ‘Caring for Our Local Environment’ funding from the Victorian State Government. The game is available from Saturday 20 February – Monday 22 March.

How to download the game

Android devices

Head to the Play Store to download and install the Wildgoose Mobile Adventures app

Download for Android

Apple devices

Head to the Store to download and install the Wildgoose Mobile Adventures app

Download for Apple

How to play the game

The Bushland Adventures games can be played at three locations throughout Yarra Ranges, including:

  • Birdsland Reserve, Belgrave Heights
  • Margaret Lewis Reserve, Coldstream
  • Warburton Rail Trail, Mount Evelyn (starting at the Mount Evelyn Skate Park, Gardener Parade). 

Simply scan one of the QR codes on our posters at the listed locations and work your way from point-to-point to complete a the quizzes and challenges to earn points.

Keep an eye out for the poster below. If you can't find one at your location, click the drop-down below and enter the code to begin the game.

If you have previously played a Bushland Adventure you will need to log out of the game prior to joining another. To do that simply click "settings", then "leave game" in the app.

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Birdsland Reserve

If you're unable to find the QR code poster at Birdsland Reserve, please enter the following code into the Bushland Adventures app:

319506524977

 

Directions to Birdsland Reserve

Birdsland Reserve, 271 Mt Morton Road, Belgrave Heights

Start at The Birdsland Education Centre (near the Community Nursery). Follow the trail around the community garden, past the Frog Bog and up to the Bunjil Trail & back again.

This Bushland Adventure has some steep tracks and moderate/difficult walks.

Margaret Lewis Reserve

If you're unable to find the QR code poster at Margaret Lewis Reserve, please enter the following code into the Bushland Adventures app:

932694601984

 

Directions to Margaret Lewis Reserve

Margaret Lewis Reserve, Ingram Road, Coldstream

Start at the main carpark and follow the path clockwise around the reserve.

This Bushland Adventure has some small hilly sections, but is otherwise a fairly accessible walk.

Warburton Rail Trail

If you're unable to find the QR code poster at Margaret Lewis Reserve, please enter the following code into the Bushland Adventures app:

209534362824

 

Directions to Warburton Rail Trail

Warburton Rail Trail, Mount Evelyn – Mount Evelyn Skate Park, Cnr of Birmingham Road & Gardener Parade, Mount Evelyn.

Start at the Skate Park and walk down the trail until you reach Owl Lands Reserve, then return back along the trail to the Skate Park.

This Bushland Adventure is fully accessible. 

Play to win

Enter one of the three in-app photo challenges for your chance to win one of three prizes from Yarra Valley Chocolaterie! Winners will be selected by our panel of judges shortly after the game ends on Monday 22 March.  

Share your adventure

If you take photos on your adventure use the hashtag #yrcbushlandadventures to share them on social media!

Yarra Ranges Council may share your photos on their own social media platforms or use in other communications material.