Back by popular demand! Purchase your self-guided kit online, collect it from the garden, then embark on a treasure hunt at your own pace.
Children and parents work together to follow a map around Adelaide Botanic Garden, and learn about different trees and plants from all over the world.
Along the way, you will unravel clues to solve answers to the Plant Hunter’s question.
Adelaide Botanic Garden | 60-90 min | $10.00 per kit | 5-13 years
Please Note: Limited kits are available and they are only suitable for this School Holiday period - it is changed each season.
Once purchased, please collect your kits from the Goodman Building within Adelaide Botanic Garden, close to Hackney Road, between 22 September - 8 October from Monday - Friday between 9:00am - 4:30pm (not the public holiday Monday).
Join Indigenous storyteller, educator and guide Trent on a walk through the Australian Forest, exploring the traditional uses of trees and plants by Aboriginal people, and how seasonal movements are influenced by the natural surroundings.
Adelaide Botanic Garden (Meet at the Friends' Gate, off Plane Tree Drive).
60 min l $15.00 l All ages
Ticket required for child only. Guardian must be in attendance for the duration.
Bookings are essential for all activities. Small booking fee applies when booking on Eventbrite. Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in.
Please note: Numbers per group are strictly limited. All children must be accompanied by one Parent/Caregiver at all times except for the two Teen activities.
Tickets required for children only except for the guided Sensory Trail, then only for the Parent/Caregiver.
We look forward to welcoming families to our September / October school holiday program.
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 per booking. 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 (except for the teenager activities).
Physical distancing of 1.5 metres between people. Anyone 12 years and above will be required to wear a mask at indoor activities and all adults to COVID check in.
Practicing good hygiene before, during and after sessions.
Do not attend if anyone in your group is feeling unwell.
Please note, that in the event that one of our Botanic Garden’s staff member is feeling unwell on the day of your visit, the staff member will be required to stay home. This is to ensure that no children or adults are placed at risk. If this occurs, we will work with you to provide an alternative to your booked session.
If you have any questions please call us on 8222 9311.
Following the devastating 2020 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, scientists at the SA Seed Conservation Centre have visited the island a number of times to investigate what botanical treasures have regrown, and to collect seeds and plant specimens with a conservation aim.