Australia Day Sunday 26 January – OPEN 9am – 4pm 
Monday 27 January – CLOSED

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21jan(jan 21)9.00am26(jan 26)4.00pmSchool Holiday ProgramSummer Sunshine9.00am (21) - 4.00pm (26) Type:EventEntry:Paid

24jan10.00amAnimal Encounters10.00am Type:ActivityEntry:Free

24jan10.00am2.00pmArt10.00am - 2.00pm Type:ActivityEntry:Free

24jan11.00amExplorers11.00am Type:ActivityEntry:Free

24jan12.00pmStorytime12.00pm Type:ActivityEntry:Free

24jan1.00pmThinking & Making1.00pm Type:ActivityEntry:Free

24jan2.00pmTime To Perform2.00pm Type:ActivityEntry:Free

24jan3.00pmGet Active3.00pm Type:ActivityEntry:Free


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January 2020 School Holidays

Join us in the sunshine these January School Holidays for our sand, sun and sea inspired activities.

Events & Workshops


Emergency! Emergency!

Police, Fire, Ambulance, SES – you get to be the hero!

Antarctic Research Vessel

Climb aboard and take the helm of a research vessel on its way to Antarctica.

Tummy Tour

Crawl through the mouth and find out would be like to be a piece of food travelling through the digestive system.

The Campsite

Come on a camping trip in the Australian bush, complete with model campfire.

Bricks & Clicks

Build your own mini world and stop-motion movie with thousands of LEGO® bricks.

Crawlers’ Beach

A safe-haven of sensory discovery for children two and under with its own jetty.

The Dig

Treasures lay buried waiting to be found. Throw on a vest, grab some tools and start your exploration.

The Cave

Grab a torch and explore the tunnels and nooks. You may even spot some of the cave’s inhabitants.


Gear up with a hi-vis vest and tool belt, we’re looking for builders who are ready to help construct our tiny home.


Take a trolley for a spin and collect your shopping before you start cooking in our Critter Café.


Unleash your creativity and be inspired to paint, draw, write and sculpt with daily art activities.

Lights, Sound, Action

The stage is yours! Express yourself with costumes, backdrops and lighting.

Discovery Garden

Step outside and explore our natural wonderland – an oasis that will excite all your senses.

Book Nook

Cosy up with a good book in our peaceful reading space. Come along for daily Storytime readings.

Puzzle Room

Step inside a room filled with puzzling games and challenges just waiting to be solved.


All aboard the Critter Express! Shovel coal to fuel the engine or control a model train around its miniature world.

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