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Our school holiday programs run during every term break for four-five days (depending upon public holidays). All programs are planned around an environmental theme, include interactive and hands-on activities and are focused on teaching kids about the natural environment and sustainability.​

Gardens of the Galaxy
8-12 July, 10am to 1pm daily

 
Get your spaceships ready for a trip to the Gardens of the Galaxy this July. Have an astronomical holiday adventure at the Botanic Garden and find out if plants can grow in space, survive on the Moon and thrive on Mars.

Daily activities include:

  • Pirates in Space Garden Show
  • Aliens and Astronauts Treasure Hunt
  • Cosmic Crafts

Activities are suitable for children aged 5 to 10 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: $13 per child. $24 for family of two or more children.
Younger siblings may participate. A child ticket is required for children over 3 years. No cost for supervising adults.

For individuals and families, bookings can be made via Eventbrite. Tickets purchased via Eventbrite may be used on any day within the winter holiday program.

Tickets will also be available for purchase on the day via debit/credit (except Amex) only from the information desk located south of the playground.

Large groups need to reserve a spot by contacting the Botanic Garden office on (02) 4227 7667 or emailing botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Entry into the Garden is free.

Check in: Please check in with your ticket at the information desk located south of the playground.

Closest Garden Car Park & entrance: Murphy's Avenue, Keiraville
 

Sausage sizzle sandwiches are available for purchase from the Lions Club.

Our on-site coffee van, Garden Grounds Cafe also has drinks and snacks for sale. ​

 

Wollongong Botanic Garden accepts Companion Cards. When cardholders present their Eventbrite ticket and their companion card at the beginning of the Garden tour or workshop their companion will be able to participate for free.

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