January, 2019

Thu24Jan10:00 am12:00 pmAlien Treasure Hunt at Auckland Botanic Gardens10:00 am - 12:00 pm Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Cafe Niko at Auckland Botanic Gardens


(Thursday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Auckland Botanic Gardens

102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland

Event Details

Drop in any time between 10am-12 and explore the Potter Children’s Garden through the eyes of an alien on their first visit to Earth. Go on a hunt to find some natural treasures and discover more about our planet’s special habitats, plants and animals.

Bring a large empty egg carton to create a collection box for your specimens. Take home a Zinnia seed – the first type of flower ever grown in space!

Suitable for ages 3+. Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times.

This activity forms part of the Gardeners of the galaxy programme at Auckland Botanic Gardens – check it out here:


FREE – booking required.


Auckland Botanic Gardens