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Vacation Care

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

COVID-19 Update

In accordance with NSW DoE face-to-face learning guidelines and within the guidelines of our COVID-Safe Plan, all outdoor programs with the Botanic Gardens are now operating. 


Santa's Studio

Join Santa’s elves in the Garden and make a variety of crafty recycled and natural Christmas decorations to take home.

Date/s: Monday 21st, Tuesday 22nd, Wednesday 23rd December 2020
Times: 10am – 12pm or 1pm – 3pm
Program length: 2 hours
Meet: Bowden Centre
Ages: 5 – 12 years
Cost: $17.50 per child (minimum costs apply)

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Wet and Wild Water Play

Join the Education Team for a morning full of water play games, dip-netting by the lake and leaf-boat races.

Dates: January 2021 – Mon 4th, Tue 5th, Thur 7th, Fri 8th, Mon 11th, Tue 12th, Thur 14th, Fri 15th, Mon 18th, Tue 19th, Thur 21st, Fri 22nd
Times: 10am – 12pm (NB – As it gets hot in summer, we can accommodate groups to start earlier, should they wish)
Program length: 2 hours
Meet: Bowden Centre
Ages: 5 – 12 years
Cost: $17.50 per child (minimum costs apply)

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