Australian Botanic Gardens in Mount Annan is the Perfect Place to Visit This Summer Holidays

  • Wed Dec 01 2021 - Fri Jan 21 2022
  • Toddlers
  • $0.00

Take a drive to Mount Annan to visit the beautiful grounds of the Australian Botanic Garden and enjoy fun workshops and shows while you're there this Summer school holidays.

Magical Edible Garden

Are you ready for a magical food-inspired adventure?! Join us these school holidays on a journey through the Garden to find the most amazing, delicious and surprising edible plants - for humans and other critters! Play some fab food-games and then mix up some delicious ingredients and do some decorating to make your own completely edible sweet mini-garden to enjoy - YUM!

Where:  Bowden Centre, The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
When:   Wednesday 12 & 19, Thursday 20 January 2022; 10-11.30am
Cost:     From $18/child
Age:      6-12yrs

Book tickets to the Magical Edible Garden HERE.

Aboriginal Biscuits and Bush Tea

Where:  Bowden Centre, The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
When:   Wednesday 12 January 2022; 12.30-2pm
Cost:     From $18/child
Age:      6-12yrs

Accompanied by a First Nation guide, children will experience a taste sensation with Indigenous bush foods and ingredients. They’ll discover how Indigenous foods were traditionally prepared and consumed and how these foods are still enjoyed and savoured in our cooking today!

Book tickets for Bush Tea HERE.

RRR Pirate Theatre

Children will learn about the RRRR’s of recycling as they help these Rubbish Pirates re-think their way out of being marooned on a desert island. Follow a treasure map, sing a pirate shanty and bend your backs and row in this fun interactive performance. Come dressed as a pirate and join the crew. RRRR!

Where:  Marqee Lawn, The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
When:   19 & 20 January 2022; 10.30-11.30am & 1-2pm
Cost:     From $12.50
Age:      Children 6-12yrs and their families

Book tickets to the Pirate Theatre HERE.

Sunset Spotlight Tour

Experience the Garden and its fascinating night-life on this adventure by torch-light. The Garden is an oasis waiting to be explored! Wander the garden pathways and visit biodiversity 'hotspots' such as the ponds to look for nocturnal animals - some who fly in for the night, others who are long-term residents. Use your senses and some tech-gadgets to help locate animals. You may see Golden Orb spiders, Brush-tailed Possums, Microbats, Flying Foxes or Tawny Frogmouths. 

Where:  Mount Annan Drive Gate, The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
When:   21 January 2022; 8-9.30pm
Cost:     From $20
Age:      Children 8yrs+ and an accompanying adult

Book a Spotlight Tour HERE.

To find out more information about all the fun things happening, head to the Australian Botanic Garden at Mount Annan website.

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