School holidays

School holidays at Wellington Botanic Garden.

Holiday programmes

Get your kids exploring the magic of the Wellington Botanic Garden.

Sprout scouts (4-6 years)

It's a short session (two hours, 10am-12 noon) with our educators, where children and their caregivers enjoy the garden through crafts, games and a nature walk. 

Meet at the Learning Pavilion in the Discovery Garden. All children attending must be booked in. 

Cost $10 per child, payable on booking. Please check before booking underage children by emailing

Garden explorers (5-12 years)

It's a full-day, drop-off programme led by our awesome team of garden educators, where children can explore the magic of Wellington Botanic Garden through bushwalks, games and activities.

Meet at the Learning Pavilion in the Discovery Garden at 8:30am. Pick up no later than 3:30pm.

Cost from $50 per child, payable on booking.

2019 school holiday programmes

There are currently no programme bookings for the July 2019 school holidays. The next programmes will be in October 2019.