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Vacation Care

Bring your Vacation Care Group to the Australian Botanic Garden for active and delicious outdoor fun these Summer holidays!

COVID-19 Update

All outdoor programs in the Botanic Gardens will be operating in accordance with NSW DoE face-to-face learning guidelines and within the guidelines of our COVID-Safe Plan.


Magical Edible Garden

Come on a fun food-adventure through the Garden to find the most amazing, delicious and surprising edible plants – food for humans and other critters! Play some fab food-games and then mix up some delicious ingredients and do some decorating to make your own completely edible sweet mini garden to enjoy – YUM!

Dates: Weekdays Tuesday 13 January – Thurs 18 January
Times: 10.30 am and 1.30 pm
Program length: 2 hours
Meet: Bowden Centre
Ages: 5 – 12 years
Group size: Minimum 15 children, maximum 60 children
Maximum groups to be booked per time slot: 3 groups/ 60 children

Click HERE to Book Magical Edible Garden

RRR Pirates Theatre with Eaton Gorge

Children will learn about the RRR’s of recycling as they help these Rubbish Pirates re-think their way out of being marooned on a desert island. Follow a treasure map, sing a pirate shanty and bend your backs and row in this fun interactive performance. Come dressed as a pirate and join the crew. RRRR!

Dates: Wednesday 19 - Thursday 20 January
Times: 10.30 am and 1.30 pm
Program length: 1 hour
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $12.50 per child (includes $2.50 per child for FDO fee)
Group size: Minimum 15 children, no maximum

Click HERE to book RRR Pirate Theatre
 

Aboriginal Bush Tea and Biscuits

Accompanied by a First Nation guide, children will experience a taste sensation with Indigenous bush foods and ingredients. They’ll discover how Indigenous foods were traditionally prepared and consumed and how these foods are still enjoyed and savoured in our cooking today!

Dates:  Weekdays Thursday 13 January – Friday 21 January
Times: 10.30 am and 1.30 pm (we can also fit start-times to your group’s needs)
Program length: 2 hours
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $16.50 per child (includes $2.50 per child for FDO fee)
Group size: Minimum 15 children, maximum 20 children
Maximum groups to be booked per timeslot: 3 groups/60 children

Click HERE to book Aboriginal Bush Tea and Biscuits