Wakehurst Explorer Rucksacks

Pull on one of our Explorer Rucksacks and prepare for an intrepid journey through Wakehurst. Jam-packed with creative goodies, each rucksack will make sure kids make the most of their time in the gardens.

Yellow Explorer Rucksack and contents on grass
One of the Explorer Rucksacks, Jim Holden © RBG Kew

Pull on one of our Explorer Rucksacks! We have three packs for your adventure:

  • Nature explorers (under 6s): Search for seasonal treasures with the 'close-up' challenge and unleash your inner explorer with these artistic, nature-spotting challenges
  • Discovery explorer (6 – 8s): Be a wildlife detective and get up-close to the world's mini-beasts
  • Expedition explorer (8+): Take our seasonal challenge with a checklist of nature to spot in the gardens

Adults may need to lend a hand with some of the activities. 

Make sure you pick up an Explorer Rucksack (£4 hire charge) from the Visitor Centre when you arrive.

Children playing at Wakehurst


Everything you need to know for a family adventure at Wakehurst.


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