Discover your Gardens this Summer

Looking for some creative and active fun in nature to keep the kids happy these holidays? From theatre shows to self-guided trails, twilight tours and snack-size science fun — there’s something for every curious, creative and active child at the Botanic Gardens Greater Sydney.

Highlights include:

Fairy Adventures Theatre – Come on a magical journey to meet some mischievous and magical creatures from the hidden world of fairies.

Snack-size Science – Build your own water filters in these free science sessions
Bush-tucker Pizza – Learn about some of Australia’s yummy food plants, then make your own pizza!

Maker Space – Grow your very own special miniature garden, nestled in a jar. Fairy Garden in a Jar or Rainforest in a Jar sessions.

Storytelling – Join the fun in delightful outdoor interactive story-sessions with singing and hands-on craft to take home.

Self-guided Adventure – Your mission, should you choose to accept it: Explore the Garden and enjoy lots of fun activities along the way with this augmented reality trail.

Twilight Tours – The whole family will enjoy a prowl to spot the amazing wildlife that call the Gardens home.

The fabulous Summer Garden Fun festival of events will be held across all the Garden sites on these dates:

  • Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan: 16 – 18 January
  • Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah: 19 – 21 January
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney: 22 – 24 January.

Botanic Gardens Greater Sydney is a Covid safe-venue and bookings are essential for all programs. Visit from the 14 December 2020 for more details

Summer Garden Fun is proudly supported by Inspiring Australia NSW as part of its year-round science engagement program initiative.