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Blue Mountains Garden Safari

Children’s self-guided trail. Embark on a Garden Safari! Locate the six safari stops to enjoy fun, hands-on activities and discover amazing plants from around the world.

When: Saturday 1 March - Saturday 31 May, 9.30 am-5 pm
Where: Collect your Garden Safari Kit from the Visitor Centre, Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
Cost: Map and kit $5. Suitable for children aged 6-13 years.
Enquiries: 4567 3010

Autumn Vibes Children’s Activities

Sunday 9 March, 10 am - 4 pm

Fun activities to choose from: a storytelling adventure, drumming aerobics, building a mini-sculpture of a native animal & making clay creations inspired by the exhibition in Lion Gate Lodge. Go on the self-guided Garden Safari or get into the groove with the Zoo Boyz. 

Storytelling Adventure
When: 11 am, 12 midday and 1 pm

Clay Pottery Workshop
When: 11 am, 12 midday and 1 pm

Native Animal Sculpture Workshop
When:11 am, 12 midday and 1.30 pm

Drumming Aerobics Workshop
When: 10.30 am, 11 am and 12.30 pm

Where: Mare and Foal Lawn, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Cost: $5 per activity Materials supplied. Activities 30 minute sessions. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years.
Bookings essential: Please register on the day at the Information stall at the Mare and Foal Lawn.

Zoo Boyz - children’s band
11.30 am - 12.15 pm
Where: Band Lawn
Cost: Free. Suitable for children aged 4-10 years.

Drawing competition
When: 10.00 am-3.30 pm
Where: Collect competition entry forms from the Foundation and Friends stall in the Event Village
Cost: Free. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years.

Garden Safari
When:
10 am - 4 pm
Where: Around the Garden. Kits available from the Information stall at the Mare and Foal Lawn or the Garden Shop stall in the Event Village.
Cost: Cost: Safari Kit $5. Suitable for children aged 6-12 years.

Dandy Lions

Throughout autumn, we’ll explore nature through gardening activities, nature-based art and craft, stories, songs and Garden adventures.  

When: Tuesdays 4 February - 8 April & 29 April, 6-27 May; Thursdays 6 February - 10 April, 1-29 May
Where: Lawn just inside Victoria Lodge Gate, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Cost: Members $13.50 per family, non-members $15 per family
Bookings essential: 9231 8134

Garden Safari - an adventure in food and nature

On the hunt for edible plants! Use the map to find the eight safari stops, answer the quiz questions, unravel the riddle and claim your edible plant prize!

When: Sunday 9 March - Sunday 1 June
Where: Collect your Safari Kit from the Garden Shop, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, 9 am - 5 pm
Cost: $5. Suitable for children aged 6-12 years
Enquiries: 9231 8331

Easter Egg-stravaganza

Make decorative Easter eggs to keep or give as gifts! Experiment with plant dyes, using flowers and leaves to create beautiful coloured patterns. Suitable for children aged 6-13 years.

When: Mon 14 - Thurs 17 April, 10.30 am-12 pm & 1 pm-2.30 pm
Where: Bowden Centre, Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
Cost: Members' children $15, non-members' children $16.50
Bookings: 4634 7935


 

 

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Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan

Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah