We have 12 Kayaks for hire which can be used on our pond or taken a short distance to the Estuary for a paddle in the open space of the Rubicon River.
The camp has 15 bicycles that range in sizes for hire. The bikes can be ridden around the camp or take a longer trip down the nearby bike track along the beachfront. Helmets are provided.
2 onsite tennis courts are available for groups to use. 8 Tennis rackets and tennis balls are also available from the camp office. The Tennis course and equipment are free of charge.
Sporting Equipment & Games
At camp Banksia we have a range of balls and games for groups to utilise. A few of the options we supply are totem tennis kits, outdoor chess and draughts, bocce sets, skipping ropes, frisbee’s, cricket sets, beach volleyball sets, table tennis, giant connect four, footballs, basketballs, netballs, soccer balls and much more.
All equipment is lent out free of charge. All we ask of any group is to pay for any loss or negligent damage.
Snake & Reptile Show
An informative show on snakes and other reptiles is offered by the North West Snake Catcher. This show captivates all ages and can be held indoors or out depending on weather conditions. Feel the skin of a snake or pat a lizard, the choice is only limited by the participants braveness!
Shows run for one and a half hours and can be run in rotation with other activities.
TAS Parks & Wildlife
Camp Banksia offers activities conducted by a TAS Parks and Wildlife Discovery Ranger. The delivery of the activities is designed to suit each group’s needs and abilities. A range of educational and recreational activities are offered such as “Water Watch”, Bush Survival Skill”, “Snake Awareness”, “Rock Pool Rambles” and “Penguin Viewing”.
Please ask for a brochure for a full list of activities on offer.
The Banksia Centre has a full sized indoor basketball stadium which can also be set up for other sports such as volleyball, netball or badminton (all nets and hoops etc. are supplied).
The Banksia Centre has a Performing Arts room. The performing Arts room can also be utilised as indoor space, music practise, dancing or much much more.
Camp Banksia has the luxury of sitting on 6 hectares and can offer plenty of space for a game of football, cricket or whatever your heart desires.