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

Gum Tree Adventures
3-10 July, 10am to 1pm daily

You are invited to be part of the gum tree adventures at Wollongong Botanic Garden. These magical trees have inspired the people of this land for many years; to tell stories, go on incredible journeys and to inspire beautiful arts and crafts. Discover the magic for yourself and join the Gum Tree Club. So get ready to make and grow, watch and sow, these school holidays.

Holidays of Discovery Daily Activities:

10.00am: Great Big Garden Treasure Hunt
11.00am: Twigs and Pods Craft

12.30pm: Story of the Gum Tree Garden Show

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

Cost: $10.50 per child, $20.50 for family of 2 or more children

Payment with debit/credit card (except Amex) only
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
Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden Discovery Centre

Closest Garden Car Park: Madoline Street, Keiraville

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

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