School Holidays Activities

Get the kids out of the house every school holidays and discover fun activities including creativity, discovery walks and interesting sessions at the Botanic Gardens.

Get the kids out of the house every school holidays and discover fun activities including creativity, discovery walks and interesting sessions at the Botanic Gardens.

Botanic Gardens School Holiday activities will provide children with GREEN time rather than screen time!

The best beak in the Botanic Lagoons

The best beak in the Botanic Lagoons

21st Sep 2016 - 30th Sep 2016

Week 1: Wednesday 21, Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September
Week 2: Wednesday 28, Thursday 29 and Friday 30 September
10am – noon

The two hour session will include walking in the Botanic Gardens, where children will be introduced to Bird Watching with members of BirdLife Mackay members with their scopes and binoculars.

In the meeting room, the story of “The Best Beak in Boonaroo Bay” will be read, introducing children to the variety of beaks that birds have. There will also be opportunity for creative activities, including making a bird mask with a variety of beaks to choose from and lots of colorful feathers and making bird nests.

Bring binoculars if you have them.

Each child MUST HAVE a hat, closed in shoes, water bottle and sunscreen to participate!

Each group is limited to 10 school aged children (5 years and older)

Payment with bookings by Friday, September 16 ensures your child attendance. Cost $5 each

Contact Botanic Gardens 4952 7300 or email botanic@mackay.qld.gov.au or visit the Botanic Gardens website for more information.