Nature play
Wild spaces for children 

Nature play

Children and families will love these areas designed for little people to connect with and explore nature.

Families will love exploring our natural playscapes.

They're well shaded and full of hidden treasures.  Designed to encourage exploration and movement, kids will follow their curiosity to discover nature's secrets.

Whipbird Village

  • explore the cubbies and pods crafted from living shrubs
  • play on the logs and stump jumps
  • share a story from the little library
  • balance across the rope bridge
  • enjoy a platform picnic

Whipbird Walk

  • find all the artworks
  • go on a sensory trail
  • discover ecosystem secrets
  • see yourself reflected
  • enjoy the bush classroom circle

Whether you're visiting for a picnic, taking the kids for a walk or meeting with friends, Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden has nature play sorted.

Activities for Children

Fun and creative activities for children are held throughout the year including school holidays.  Activities invite children to learn more about the natural environment through art, technology and experiential learning. For details of upcoming activities check out the What's On page.

Bushland holiday program

Bushland holiday program

Connect with nature and celebrate the seasons at the Environmental Visitor Centres