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The Wollongong Botanic Garden's school holiday program runs during every term break for five days (four days during the Easter holiday due to public holidays). All the programs, and their interactive and hands-on activities, are planned around an environmental theme, and are focused on teaching kids about sustainability.

Bags of Fun

29 June - 3 July, 10am to 12.30pm daily

Holidays of Discovery Daily Activities:

  • Plastic Bag Treasure Hunt
  • Waste Wise Crafts
  • Zigg'y's Incredible Recycled Time Machine Garden Show

Kids can enjoy the amazing outdoors these winter school holidays as they participate in some engaging and educational activities that will examine the fun world of waste and the impact of plastic bags on our fragile environment.

Activities suitable for children aged 3 to 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate shoes, a hat and sunscreen.

Cost $10 per child parents free, family package $20 for two or more children.

Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden Discovery Centre

Closest Botanic Garden Car Park: Madoline Street, Keiraville

Bookings aren't necessary for families and individuals, but vacation care groups need to reserve a spot by contacting the Botanic Garden office on (02) 4227 7667 or emailing

Sausage sizzle sandwiches and cool drinks available for purchase from the Lions Club.

Coffee and tea may be purchased from the Garden’s on-site coffee van, BeanzAround - located near the playground.

Homemade gifts for sale from the Friends’ Frog Hollow Craft Stall.


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