School holiday activities at Royal Botanic Garden

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School holiday activities at The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney - Dinosaur hunting, pizza workshops and prehistoric garden safaris this summer

Planning summer school holidays has never been easier, thanks to an outstanding educational program just released by the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. This summer, parents state wide will chase children outdoors and into one of Sydney’s best loved gardens, where they’ll discover the joy of fresh air activities including; cooking, hunting for dinosaurs, dancing and creating homes for native insects.

To find out what is on at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney click here

Jurassic Inspired

Dino Stomp

Go on a BIG adventure through the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney these holidays!

DISCOVER: Stomp around the Garden on safari to find the megafauna and dinosaurs hiding amongst Jurassic plants.

CREATE: Look at real fossils of ancient plants and animals, then get hands-on and messy with clay, plant materials and stampers to make their own!

COOK: Mix up a storm to make a delicious chocolate crackle snack - edible Wollemi Pine bark. Yum!


When: Weekdays 22 - 25 January 2018 | 10:00 - 11:30am or 12:30 - 2:00pm

Where: The Learning Centre, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Who: Suitable for children 7 - 12 years

Cost: Members $18 per child | Non-members $20 per child. Cost includes all activity materials.

Book here


Jurassic Garden AR

Journey back through time and witness Australian Dinosaurs and megafauna next to plants that were important to them.  Download the app onto your smartphone or tablet. Point your device at the Jurassic Garden marker and watch the creature come to life! Click on the information buttons (i) to learn more about these animals and plants and snap a photo with them.

When: Throughout the Summer holidays, from 21st December 2017

Cost: Free – pick up a map from the Garden Shop

Questions: Email

Click here


Prehistoric Story Safari

Kids will travel back through time on a dramatic Garden Adventure with professional storyteller Jo Henwood. Everyone will be part of the action - playing the heroes, making the sound effects, using their imaginations to enter a world where giant beasts roam and adventures are HUGE!

When: 12, 16 & 22nd January | 10:00 - 11:30 or 12:30 - 2:00pm

Where: Meet at the Learning Centre, enter via Woolloomooloo Gate

Who: Recommended for children 8-12 years of age

Cost: Members $18 per child | Non-members $20 per child

Book here

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