sleepovers

Organising your next group sleepover is no longer a nightmare...

For a truly unique camping adventure, let your imagination run wild and get lost in the magical world of science at a Discovery Sleepover. It is the perfect way to compliment any school excursion to Bendigo. We provide dinner, activities to keep everyone entertained, plenty of time to explore the exhibits, somewhere unique to sleep and, of course, breakfast!

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Time to explore the exhibits
  • A Bendigo Planetarium session
  • The Vertical Slide will be open for the more daring
  • Camping mats
  • Dinner, dessert and breakfast
  • Shower and toilet facilities
  • A dedicated Discovery Sleepover Staff Member
  • PG rated Movie


THE SLEEPOVER ITINERARY:
Evening Program:
5:00pm- 5:30pm -  Arrive at Discovery, set up your camping mats and get the
low down on your stay
5:30 pm - The fun begins - Drop down the Vertical Slide and explore the exhibits
6:30pm - Dinner time
7:30pm - Take a guided tour through the cosmos in the Bendigo Planetarium
8:30pm - Movie time
10:00pm - Lights out!

Morning Program:
7:00am - Rise and Shine, pack bags
7:30am - Breakfast is served
8:00am - Clean those teeth and explore the exhibits for one last time
8:30am - Sleepover Program Ends
(*Subject to change - dependent upon specific requests)

WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
Dinner and Dessert:
Pizza is served for dinner and then icy-poles for dessert.

Breakfast:
Corn flakes, Rice bubbles or Coco Pops; toast with vegemite, jam or honey and fruit juice.   

We are more than happy to discuss how we can cater for any special dietary requirements. 

SLEEPING AREAS
In true sleepover fashion all participants will be sleeping together on the floor in the Discovery Auditorium. Camping mats are provided, teachers and supervisors may prefer to bring their own blow-up mattresses or swags. Shower and toilet facilities are available.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Hairbrush
  • Face washer & hand towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Sleeping bag
  • Pillow
  • Pyjamas
  • Drink bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sleeping mats are provided. However, teachers may prefer to bring a swag or blow-up mattress.


HOW MUCH WILL A SLEEPOVER COST?
At only $45.00 per person, per night you can't beat Discovery for your next group sleepover.

A sleepover at Discovery requires a minimum booking of 20 people per night (25 people per Saturday and Sunday night) and includes one free of charge adult at a ratio of 1 adult per every 10 children. Discovery can hold a maximum of 70 people per night. Sleepovers are not available on Public Holidays.

This cost includes all of the activities mentioned above, sleeping mats and, of course, dinner, supper and breakfast!

HOW DO I ORGANISE A GROUP SLEEPOVER?

To book your next group contact our friendly team on (03) 5444 4400 or send us an This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have questions our Sleepover FAQs page is a great start to find out some more information. 

We have recently changed our terms and conditions, and a non-refundable deposit of $350 is required to secure a sleepover booking.

 

 

 

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