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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.​

Fire Breathing Dragons
21-25 January, 10am to 12.30pm daily

 
Summer is the time for surfing, swimming and having fun on holidays, but this time of the year is also the bushfire season. Join the friendly fire breathing dragons near the Garden’s playground to learn how to become bushfire wise.
In addition to the play, treasure hunt and crafts, you’ll be able to meet the firefighting heroes from the Rural Fire Service and get a chance to check out their extraordinary firefighting truck.*

Daily activities include:

  • Bluey’s Bushfire Survival Play
  • Mythical Dragons Treasure Hunt
  • Fire Ready Crafts

There's also an opportunity to meet the firefighting heroes and explore the fire truck.

* The Rural Fire Service and their truck may be called away in an emergency. 

Activities are suitable for children aged 3 to 10 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: $13 per child. $24 for family of two or more children.

 

 

 

 

For individuals and families, bookings can be made via Eventbrite: http://wollongongbotanicgarden.eventbrite.com.au. Tickets purchased via Eventbrite may be used on any day within the summer 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

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 and drinks are available for purchase from the Lions Club.

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