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Big Brave Bugs - School Holiday Activities
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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.​

Big Brave Bugs
20 January to 24 January, 10am to 1pm daily

​Let your imagination grow wild at the Botanic Garden this Summer!

Young scientists and bug lovers alike, grab your magnifying glasses and prepare to help save the bugs from pollution and protect their homes. 

Daily activities include:

 - Giant Water Bugs Garden Show

 - Bugs and Beetles Treasure Hunt

 - Critter Crafts

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

Cost: $13.50 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 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

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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