School Holidays Activities

Term 2 is almost over and we have some school holiday fun for families these holidays with kids workshops and self guided activities.

Kids Insect Hotel Workshops *

*Bookings essential and places are limited.

Wednesday June 30 and Thursday July 1

Tropical Sun Lawn, 10am to 11.30am

Join Kim and create an insect hotel to attract native bees and other beneficial insects to your garden. Parental supervision is required. Bookings are essential, places limited. Suitable for school aged children  6-12 years.

Create an upside down vegetable planter *

*Bookings essential and places are limited.

Wednesday, July 8, 10am to 11.30am

Join Kim on the Tropical Sun Lawn to create upside down vegetable planters. Parental supervision is required. Bookings essential as places are limited. Suitable for school aged children aged 6-12 years.

Self guided activities

We have self guided activities on offer to do at your leisure that can be printed from home or pick up from the brochure holders at the Community Noticeboard opposite the café (Please note, copies are limited over the weekends).

Free Friday guided walks

Cost: Free*             
Dates: Friday, July 2 and Friday, July 9      
Time: 10am to 11am
Location: Meet your guide at Botanic Gardens Visitor Information. Phone the gardens on phone 4952 7300 to book your spot.

Bocce with a buddy

Join our knowledgeable guides for a leisurely walk in the gardens and learn about our Living Collection of plants. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Cost: $5 for hire of bocce set              
Dates: Monday to Friday        
Time: 9am to 4.30pm      
Location: Malta Garden Bocce Court

Enjoy a game of bocce on our sand bocce court. Bring your own sets or hire a set from Botanic Gardens Visitor Information.

Keep up to date with the gardens, visit our website www.mackayregionalbotanicgardens.com.au or Facebook page or phone 07 4952 7300 or email botanic@mackay.qld.gov.au