Easter Fun at the Lotus Gardens

The Mad Hatter and Alice from Alice in Wonderland will be making appearances over easter at the Blue Lotus Water Gardens. Picture: SUPPLIED

The Blue Lotus Water Garden has teamed up with Mad Hatter Theatrics from Warburton and the Easter Bunny to provide a magical experience for children this coming Easter.

Storybook Eggcellent Egg Hunts – The Easter Bunny and his storybook friends including Alice in Wonderland, Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts and others will be at the garden to conduct eggcellent Easter hunts on Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Children will be invited to search for artificial eggs to give the Easter Bunny who will swap the artificial eggs for 4 x hen sized chocolate eggs. The egg hunts run for 1 hour approximately and include entertainment by the storybook characters.

For more details and session times, please see below (note: all egg hunt tickets are limited and must be booked online, all sessions are one hour long).

Saturday 30 March

AM Session: 10.30am

PM Session: 1pm

Sunday 31 March

AM Session: 10.30am

PM Session: 1pm

Monday 1 April

AM Session: 10.30am

PM Session: 1pm

Face Painting – Lovely Lara, our very talented face painting artist will also be at the gardens each day of the weekend. She charges a small fee for her services.

Dragon Spotto – Being the year of the Dragon, kids will love this activity as they search for different things in the garden including our special dragons. If the children return their pencil after completing the challenge, they will be rewarded with a sweet treat.

Good Friday – The Blue Lotus Water Garden is open from 10am-5pm on Good Friday 29 March. Although there will be no special entertainment for children, all facilities will be open including the Flower Fairy Garden, Ice Cream Shop and our new tree house, the Dragon Spotto activity and Face Painting.

The Gardens at Easter – This Easter we will feature a brand-new attraction. Australia’s largest display of hanging baskets full of thousands of flowers. The display stretches over half a kilometre with 180 baskets containing an amazing array of colourful begonias and petunias.

The Blue Lotus Water Garden is an ideal destination for families with over 14 acres of stunning lakes, waterfalls and amazing plant exhibits to explore. Thousands of autumn flowers will be on show including the new hanging basket display, the amazing Giant Amazon Waterlily with its huge lily pads and plenty of waterlilies and lotus to see. The gardens also contain fantastic facilities including picnic huts, BBQs, Café, Ice Cream Kiosk, Plant Nursery and Giftshops.

Online Bookings Essential – Tickets for the Storybook Eggcellent Egg Hunts sessions are limited and must be booked online at bluelotus.com.au. Egg hunt tickets are available to purchase for children aged 0-15 years only. All children must be accompanied by an adult with a paid admission ticket. Child Egg hunt tickets include garden admission and entry to one egg hunt session only.

Adult Ticket: $24.50

Senior/Pensioner Ticket: $22

Child Egg Hunt Ticket (must be booked online): $11