School Holidays Activities

Term three school holiday activities are out! Come along to the Botanic Gardens this school holidays and enjoy the outdoors! There are a range of self-guided activities to get involved in the fun.

Kid’s Craft Sessions

Cost: $5 per child
Dates: Thursday, September 26 and Friday, October 4
Time: 10am to 11.30am
Location:  Meeting room (opposite the café)

Come along for some creative fun making necklaces and key chains using seed pods, bamboo, clay and beads. Suitable for children aged 6 years and over. Parental supervision required. Bookings essential, places limited. For more information or to book a spot, please call 4952 7300.

Self Guided Activities

Nature Passport

Date: Daily
Time: 9am to 5pm
Location:
Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens
Cost:
Free

Pick up your Nature Passport from Botanic Gardens Visitor Information, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm or weekends from the brochure holder at the noticeboard opposite the Cafe. Begin your journey on a 1.6km circuit through the Gardens. Discover some fun facts along the way and stamps or stickers to collect at each stop.

Bocce with a buddy  

Cost: $5 for hire of bocce set
Date: Monday to  Friday
Time: 9am to 5pm    
Location:
Malta Garden

Enjoy a game of bocce on our sand bocce court. Bocce sets are available for hire from Botanic Gardens Visitor Information.

Guided walks

Date: Every Friday until October
Time: 10am
Location:
Meet at Botanic Gardens Visitor Information
Cost: Free

Join us on a walk to discover the Gardens. Walks are available every Friday, April to October, bookings are recommended. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to book a spot, please call 4952 7300 or email botanic@mackay.qld.gov.au