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Flagstaff Hill Presents Little Winter

Flagstaff Hill



Spend your school holidays in an enchanting maritime village that is alive with kids activities, farm animals, warm food, open fires and ocean views


All activities require adult supervision. Some activities require bookings. Please check to avoid disappointment.

Cooking Up a Storm

Using a traditional recipe, measure, mix and create your very own delicious treats, so irresistible they won’t last long! (Suitable for 5 – 15 year olds. Limited numbers. Book at Reception)

Ills and Chills with Dr John Harrison

Be prepared for fun, surprises and lots of laughs with Flagstaff Hill’s very own Apothecary as he provides an entertaining insight into how winter ailments such as the common cold were once treated. Look out for the man in the purple coat and top hat! Information delivered in this presentation is purely for entertainment purposes and should never be used in place of professional medical advice. (Suitable for all ages. Limited numbers. Book at Reception)

Garrison Kids, A day in the Life

Join the Flagstaff Hill Garrison Soldiers as they take you on an historical military journey. This new interactive activity invites participants to dress up in military costume and experience a period musket drill re-enactment, followed by witnessing the firing of the 80 Pound Cannon (Suitable for 5 – 15 year olds. Limited numbers. Book at Reception)


This very traditional art form can be used to decorate cards, crowns and tiaras or make an artwork. Learn how to quill using colourful paper strips and make a beautiful art piece. Use your new found skill to make your next party invitations or birthday cards.

Whale-Inspired Decoupage Trays

Decorate a tray using the ancient art of decoupage. We’ll supply a wonderful array of coloured papers and pictures of whales and ocean scenes for you to use to create your unique design. The result should be both beautiful and practical.

Wonderful Whale Softies

Sewing is becoming a lost art. One hundred years ago nearly every girl and many boys learnt how to sew. In this activity we will teach you how to sew so you can make a gorgeous whale softie.

Hot Off the Press

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Create your own limited edition print, then join our resident printer to see how newspapers and fliers were printed in the 1800s. Finish the session by having the image you’ve created printed on the Examiner’s printing machine.

Maremma Penguin Protectors

A fun, educational and interactive experience running on Fridays at 11am and 1.30pm during the winter school holidays. Learn about the Little Penguins living on Middle Island in Warrnambool and how the dogs protect them from predators. (Limited numbers. Book at Reception).

Triton Woodworkers – Sail makers Loft

Fun and easy woodwork activities for kids. Choose from a wide selection of pre-made kits to build. With a friendly team of helpers on hand, D.I.Y has never been this much fun.

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