Travel back in time to the Age of the Dinosaurs at Wellington Botanic Gardens!

Get up close and personal with our friendly t-rex, velociraptor, dilophosaurus and meet some baby dinosaurs.

Learn about the dinosaurs, plants, and trees which lived millions of years ago in our ancient continent of Gondwana. Ideal for kids aged 4 - 12 years old.

This amazing kids event also includes sieving for real fossil sharks teeth, (keep the best one you find!), kids dinosaur tattoos and making fossils.

Please note that the dinosaur costumes are realistic and can be scary for very young children (Under 5). Parental guidance is strongly advised.

Venue: Wellington Botanic Garden, 101 Glenmore St, Kelburn, Wellington

Cost: $8.00

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Want to be a paleontologist?

If your young ones are keen to be paleontologists, check out our profiles: Dr James Crampton, Dr Alan Beu and Joan Wiffen.


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