School Holidays

There's all sorts of fun activities on at the Gardens these school holidays!

Cranbourne Gardens

Botanica: A Village in the Australian Garden
Create cubbies and creatures at Botanica at Cranbourne Gardens
Wed 10 – Sat 13 April
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Kids Explorer
Journey around the Australian Garden, experiencing its wonder through sight, colour, sound and smell on this special bus trip designed for a child’s view.
Sat 6 Apr – Sun 21 Apr
10am – 4pm (25 mins)
$10 Adult
$8 Child, Concesion and Friends member
$25 Family pass (2 adults & 2 children)
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Welcome to Wareeny
Join a First Nations guide to gain a deeper understanding of wareeny (wombat) season and its importance to the Boonwurrung people and native animals. 
Tue 16 Apr & Wed 17 Apr
11am (2 hrs)
$10 Child, accompanying adult free
Book tour

Birds in the Australian Garden
Identify some of the birds often spied in the Australian Garden and hear stories about how they have shaped the forests and wildflowers of Australia. 
Sat 16 Mar, Mon 8 Apr & Sat 11 May
10am (1 hr)
Book tour

Melbourne Gardens

Nature Play in the Gardens
Find your joy in connecting with the natural world through a range of nature-based sensory experiences for children of all ages. 
Wed 17 April
10am – 1pm, drop in anytime
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ClimateWatch Walk
The environment needs your help! On this guided walk through Melbourne Gardens, learn how climate change affects seasonal behaviour of our plants and wildlife. 
Thu 11 Apr
10.30am (1hr)
By donation
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