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Places of Interest

Your local Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens are great places for kids, there are wide open spaces and some fantastic gardens for children to play in and learn about plants. Most botanical gardens also run activities for children during the school holidays. To find more about your local Botanical Garden check out the links below:

Australia

Adelaide
www.environment.sa.gov.au/botanicgardens

Brisbane
www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/BCC:BOTANICL::pc=PC_1345

Canberra
www.anbg.gov.au

Darwin
www.nt.gov.au/nreta/parks/botanic

Hobart
www.rtbg.tas.gov.au

Melbourne
www.rbg.vic.gov.au

Perth
www.bgpa.wa.gov.au

Sydney
www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

New Zealand

Auckland
www.aucklandbotanicgardens.co.nz

Christchurch
www.ccc.govt.nz/botanicgardens

Wellington
www.wellington.govt.nz/services/gardens/botanicgardens/

If you have a local Botanical Garden in your area and would like us to link on to our website please contact us and we will gladly put your botanical garden on our list.

National Parks

The great thing about the world is that just about every country has national parks where you can see nature at its finest. Every national park has its own individual identity, its own unique features that separate it from other parks. To find out more about National Parks in your area visit the links below:

QLD
www.epa.qld.gov.au/parks_and_forests/

NSW
www.environment.nsw.gov.au/nationalparks/default.aspx

VIC
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au/

TAS
www1.parks.tas.gov.au/

SA
www.parks.sa.gov.au/

NT
www.nt.gov.au/nreta/parks/

WA
www.dec.wa.gov.au/park-finder/index.html

NZ
www.doc.govt.nz/templates/NationalParksLanding.aspx?id=38405

Natural World Museums

These are great places to discover and learn about the natural world, children can view all different animals and plants from the past (including dinosaurs in some museums) and also see collections and exhibitions of unusual plants and animals found in today’s ecosystems. The links to your local Natural World Museum are below:

Australia

Sydney
www.austmus.gov.au/

Melbourne
museumvictoria.com.au/

Brisbane
www.qm.qld.gov.au/

Adelaide
www.samuseum.sa.gov.au

Perth
www.museum.wa.gov.au/

Hobart
www.tmag.tas.gov.au/index.html

Darwin
www.nt.gov.au/nreta/museums/index.html

New Zealand

Auckland
www.aucklandmuseum.com

Canterbury
www.canterburymuseum.com/

Otago
www.otagomuseum.govt.nz/nature.html

Wellington
www.tepapa.govt.nz/TePapa/English