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Six of the best: Australian Botanic Garden remains the place to play this winter

May 19, 2016 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan will retain its status as western Sydney’s favourite place to play this winter with events and attractions to spark excitement, fuel curiosity and bring joy to the cooler months.



Highlights include:

Jurassic Garden (Sat 20 August)

This free event celebrates National Science Week with activities like wildlife spotting, science experiments and fossil finding. But keep an eye out for dinosaurs roaming the Garden looking for their next meal!

Frozen: Story of the Seed (Sat 11 June)

Australian PlantBank is home to over 5,300 species of seed and is a world-leading research facility for plant conservation. Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour with one of our leading researchers and uncover the story of the seed and why this work is critical to the future of human life.

Birdlife Photography (Sat 4 June)

Wouldn’t you love to know how to capture the beauty of birds on camera? This workshop will take you through all the tricks necessary to master the perfect shot.

Tour the Garden on Bike (All season)

Bring your bicycle and get the blood pumping with a pedal around more than 20 scenic kilometres of track.

Tom’s Nocturnal Discovery Tour (Fri 3 June, Fri 1 July, Fri 5 August)

Join Tom and follow the sounds and signs of creatures hidden in the garden at night. You might even spot a glow-in-the-dark scorpion!

Get Your Geek On School Holiday Science Fun (Mon 4 July – Wed 13 July)

Science is fun with these holiday activities for school-aged children, including Lego robotics, forensics and crazy chemical concoction-making.

To view all of the Australian Botanic Garden events and activities visit and book early to avoid disappointment.

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