School Holiday Program

Bring your children along to an awesome school holiday activity from Tuesday 7 - Thursday 16 July 2020.

The activities have been designed to promote fun, hands-on learning about plants, people and the environment.

The school holiday program is suitable for 5-13 year olds but parents will enjoy the activities too!

Parents are encouraged to book early – spots will sell out!

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Aboriginal plant use

Enjoy a fascinating meander through the beautiful Australian Forest in Adelaide Botanic Garden with Indigenous storyteller, educator and guide, Trent.

Trent will take you to plants that were traditionally used by Aboriginal people and demonstrate how they were used. 

Discover how nature and the surroundings would influence where Aboriginal people lived depending on the season, and what that means in the cooler months.

Tuesday 7 July: 10:30am - SOLD OUT

Wednesday 8 July: 1:30pm - new date added!

Wednesday 15 July: 10:30am - SOLD OUT

Wednesday 15 July: 1.30pm - SOLD OUT

Adelaide Botanic Garden | 60 mins | $10 per child | suitable for all ages 


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Botanical Treasure Hunt

Embark on a treasure hunt to learn about different trees. Children and parents will work together to follow a map around our gardens and unravel clues to solve the Plant Hunter's message.

Tuesday 7 July: 1:30pm - SOLD OUT

Thursday 16 July: 10:30am - only 3 spots left!

Adelaide Botanic Garden | 60 mins | $15 | 8-13 years


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Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden

Let your children get their hands dirty in the Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden with our botanical educators.

Kids will learn all about where our food comes from, plant seeds to take home to grow your own veggies, hold wriggly worms from our worm farm and learn how to compost food and garden waste.

It's the perfect way to learn how growing your own food at home is fun, good for your health and a sustainable way to care for our environment.

Wednesday 8 July: 10:30am - SOLD OUT

Adelaide Botanic Garden | 60 mins | $15 | 8-13 years


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Wilbur's Wildlife

Meet a range of wildlife, including snakes, lizards, insects, frogs and sugar gliders.

Learn about the biology and habitat of some of our native animals, how to hold and care for them, and what you can do to help make sure their environment is safe from harm.

Thursday 9 July: 10:30am - SOLD OUT

Tuesday 14 July: 10:30am - SOLD OUT

Adelaide Botanic Garden | 60 mins | $15 | 5-13 years

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COVID-19 information

The safety and wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff remains our highest priority.

As a result, we are implementing a number of measures so we are able to offer a safe, welcoming and fun experience for all that attend and ensure we meet COVID-19 regulations.

These include:

• Total group numbers will be capped for each activity including registered children and attending caregivers.

• Only one caregiver is able to attend with a registered child/children. Unfortunately, other siblings or caregivers will not be able to attend.

• The attending caregiver must remain with the registered child/children for the entire activity.

• Physical distancing of 1.5 metres between people.

• Practicing of good hygiene before, during and after sessions.