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Egg-citing Easter Egg Hunts
We are just so egg-cited! Easter is around the corner and we're getting our baskets ready for some Easter egg hunting. This year, there are so many egg-ceptional egg hunts organised throughout Sydney and surrounds! So hop along to one (or many) events, feast on yummy chocolate treats and keep your eyes open for a surprise visit from the Easter bunny.
The Great Garden Egg Hunt, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney
The Easter Bunny is hopping along to the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney over the Easter long weekend! Kids will use a trail map to complete fun challenges, collect chocolate eggs, hunt for their furry Easter friend and get a photo with the Easter bunny at the end.
Note: The Royal Botanic Garden cannot hide chocolate eggs in the Garden for hygiene and safety reasons. So children will be given chocolate eggs at the end of each activity and then a larger chocolate prize on completion of the trail.
Place: Children's Tree Lawn, The Royal Botanic Garden, Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney When: Saturday 31 March and Sunday 1 April 2018, Between 8.30am and 1.45pm Price: $17.70/child Book Tickets Here
Image From The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney Website
Don't miss this egg-streme egg hunt at The Grounds in Alexandria. Kids will get to hunt for over 15,000 Cadbury Easter Eggs hidden throughout the garden and laneways for kids to discover. Three lucky children who find the coveted Golden Eggs will take home an egg-citing prize!
Place: The Grounds of Alexandria Garden – 7a/2 Huntley St, Alexandria When: Saturday 31 March from 8.30am Price: FREE Register Here
Easter Fun At Grounds of Alexandria. Photo from Grounds of Alexandria Facebook Page
Hop along to Centennial Park for a super fun Easter quest and be rewarded with chocolate. Kids will get to follow a trail map around the garden to complete challenges such as an egg and spoon race, egg hunt, and so on. Plus there'll be a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny at the end.
Place: The Wild Play Discovery Centre, Dickens Drive, Centennial Park When: Saturday 31 March and Sunday 1 April 2018; Between 9am and 2.15pm Price: $17.70/child Book Tickets Here
Easter Bunny At Centennial Parklands Photo by: Lisa Wolff
Chocolate eggs, The Easter Bunny and fun old-fashioned challenges! It's all happening at The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan. Kids will get to use a trail map to complete fun games, collect chocolate eggs and hunt for their furry Easter friend. The course will take around 30 minutes to complete so why don't you make a make a day of it and pack a family picnic and enjoy the gorgeous gardens.
Place: The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan When: Saturday 31 March, between 9:00am and 3:30pm Price: $17.70 per child - Cost of ticket includes booking fees, trail map for activity stations and chocolate. Book Tickets Here
The Great Easter Adventure
Pop on your bunny ears and bring the whole family along for a self-guided Great Easter Adventure at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden! Collect your passport from the Visitors Centre and follow the trail to find the five activity stations. Complete all the fun Easter-themed challenges and collect all the stamps and bounce back to the Visitors Centre to win a delicious chocolate prize.
Place: Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah. Start at the Visitors Centre. When: 30 & 31 March, 1 & 2 April; 9:30 - 12:30pm or 12:30pm - 5:00pm Price: $7 per child Book Tickets Here
Aqua Egg Hunt At Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel
For an egg hunt with a difference, put on your swimmers and snorkels and hunt for eggs in the water. The annual aqua egg hunt at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel will happen at 12pm on Easter Sunday at Watson's Bay Beach. There will be chocolate surprises for everyone. There are also 1pm-daily Easter egg hunts and visits from the Easter Bunny at Robertson Park throughout the Easter long weekend. Plus FREE pancakes for the kids on Good Friday from 10am - 1pm
Place: Watson's Bay Boutique Hotel When: Activities throughout the Easter Long Weekend Price: FREE
Find The Easter Bunny at Watson's Bay. Photo from Watson's Bay Boutique Hotel Facebook
Egg-cellent Easter Trail at Elizabeth Farm and Vaucluse House
Don't miss out on the "egg-cellent" traditional Easter games at Elizabeth Farm and Vaucluse House, including egg rolling, egg-and-spoon racing, a chicken hunt (of the non-chocolate variety) and a hot-cross bun ingredient challenge.
There'll also be an Easter-inspired tinkering station and venture through the historical house and find the mischievous baby chicks. Visit the Kindi Farm and explore the kitchen garden – an Easter bunny's paradise. After the trail, you can claim your chocolate treat.
Place: Vaucluse House, Wentworth Road, Vaucluse; Elizabeth Farm, 70 Alice Street, Rosehill When: Sunday 1 April, 10am - 1.30pm; Start times are every 30 minutes between 9am and 1.30pm Price: $12 each (adult or child), or $38 for a family of four; each child must be accompanied by a paying adult Book Tickets Here