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Little Day Out is a curated list of fun things to do for kids in Sydney. We save you time by selecting just six weekend activities we think are the best of what's on

The Calyx - Pollination at The Calyx, 10am - 4pm, Free, Age: All

The Calyx - Pollination at The Calyx, 10am - 4pm, Free, Age: All

Pollination at the Calyx is a free floral display showcasing the role colour plays in one of the plant world’s greatest acts.

Curated by the horticultural team at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, The Calyx is brought to life in a kaleidoscope of colour with a collection of plants and flowers put on their coloured best to attract pollinators.

Wander through the vibrant beds of coloured of orchids, daisies, gardenias and lilies or stand back and take in the magnitude of the green wall.

The largest of its kind in Australia, standing at 6 m tall and spanning 50 m, the green wall uses over 18,000 plants and flowers to feature the key pollination theme as a living artwork.

The free floral display and onsite café are open 10 am – 4 pm daily.

Please note: The Calyx is occasionally booked for exclusive private access only. Operational times and openings will be published on our website so we suggest checking here, or phoning (02) 9231 8104 before arriving.

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When: Pollination at The Calyx is open 15 September 2017– 15 August 2018
10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily.
Age: All ages
Price: Free 

Entry is free for all guests however gold coin donations are greatly appreciated to help us maintain Pollination and the development of future displays.

Guests booking online can enter at any time on their selected date and can enter as many times as they wish on that day. Please book online here

Where: The Calyx
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney

Parking:  Aside from metered street parking, the closest car parks are:

Domain Car Park
St Marys Road, Sydney
Phone 02 9232 6165
www.domaincarpark.com.au

Secure Parking
Hudson Building 131 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Phone 02 8912 4900
www.secureparking.com.au

Sir Stamford at Circular Quay
93 Macquarie Street (entry Albert Street), Sydney
Phone 02 9252 4600

Sydney Opera House Car Park
Macquarie Street, Sydney
Phone 02 9247 7599
www.wilsonparking.com.au

Nearest Food and coffee: Botanic Restaurant

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The Rocks - Sydney Made in May, 10am - 5pm, Free

The Rocks - Sydney Made in May, 10am - 5pm, Free

Sydney Opera House, ABC Classic Kids: Sounds like Australia, 10.30am and 11.30pm, From $25, 2-5 years old

Sydney Opera House, ABC Classic Kids: Sounds like Australia, 10.30am and 11.30pm, From $25, 2-5 years old