Discover the mysteries of these reclusive creatures as Auckland Council's Ben Paris takes guided bat walks. Luck is the name of the game with this and good eyes a must for their quick flying antics can sometimes make them a challenge to spot. After dark the group heads off along a bush track and the search begins for the other secretive creatures that inhabit the forest and streams of this unique area.

Dates: January 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
Meet: Cascade/Kauri carpark, end of Falls Rd.
Time: 8.15pm (depending on date booked)
Bring: a detailed list will be sent upon booking
Duration: 2hrs approx
Cost: Adults $5.00 Children $2.00 Family (2 adults and 2 children) $12.00

Bookings essential: Spaces are extremely limited. Contact the Auckland Council Contact Centre ph (09)366 2000 or the Arataki Visitor Centre (09) 8170089