School Holidays Activities

Seed detectives

Cost: FREE
Date: March 8 - 19 (week days between 9am—5pm)
Time: 9am –5pm
Location: Tropical Shade Garden

Use your sense of touch to discover the seeds in all 6 boxes. Activity sheets available at Gardens Administration.


Outdoor weaving loom

Cost: FREE
Date: March 8 - 22 (week days between 9am—5pm)
Time: 9am –5pm
Location: Tropical Sun Lawn, Children’s Playground and Regional Forests.

Let the kids have some fun weaving on an outdoor loom using natural materials.


Bocce with a buddy

Cost: $5 for hire of bocce set.
Date: Monday  - Friday
Time: 9am -5pm
Location: Malta Gardens.

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


Kids self-guided activities

Date: Daily
Time: 9am -5pm
Location: Botanic Gardens
Cost: FREE

Calling all nature detectives! We have a range of self—guided activities available this holiday, these include:

Pickup an activity sheet from gardens administration Monday - Friday or download from our website.


Guided walks

Cost: FREE
Date: Each Friday
Time: 10am
Location: Meet at Gardens Administration

Join us on a walk to discover the Gardens. Walks are available every Friday during April – October, booking 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