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Fun Bus Mobile Playgroup

The Fun Bus mobile playgroup, welcomes everyone with children from 0 to 5 years old to come along and join us to play, laugh, sing and have fun.

About Fun Bus

Fun Bus playgroups are a FREE, fun and informal space where parents, carers, babies and children aged 0 to 5 years can come together in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Over 30 years, more than 30,000 families have joined us. It started as an NTG initiative in Bagot Community and in time Fun Bus extended its reach with 5 locations.

At Fun Bus, children can:

Engage in new experiences
Interact with other children and adults
Encourage sharing
Make new friends
Strengthen healthier relationship with parents /carers
Learn and develop social and creative skills through play.

The Fun Bus is not only a fun and engaging place for children. Parents and carers can benefit in a number of ways.

At Fun Bus, parents and carers can:

Meet other parents and develop new friendships
Share ideas, information, concerns and experiences
Play with your children in a fun, safe and friendly environment
Learn and develop skills with your children through play
Discover new ideas for extra fun at home
Find out more about services and support within the local community.

Locations and Times

Fun Bus operates weekdays between 9.30am and 11.30am at different locations throughout the municipality of Darwin.

Bring along hats, appropriate clothing and a piece of fruit per family for morning tea.

Outdoor Season

Monday Bagot Community Bagot Road, Ludmilla
Tuesday Wanguri Park Wanguri Terrace, Wanguri
Wednesday Water Gardens Freshwater Road, Jingili
Thursday Yanyula Park Yanyula Drive, Anula (behind Anula Shops)
Friday Civic Park Smith Street, Darwin

Note: If we are experiencing heavy rain, the Fun Bus program will be cancelled for the day. To confirm if the Fun Bus is operating, please contact 0419 031 651 or go to our Facebook page.

Fun Bus Flyer Outdoor Season - March to November 2019

Indoor Season

Indoor season commences on Monday 2 December to Friday 13 December 2019. This includes a Christmas party from Monday 9 to Friday 13 December 2019.

Fun Bus Flyer Indoor Season

Annual Closures

Please note the Fun Bus does not operate:

  • on public holidays
  • during the December/January school holidays.


Last modified 
01 Nov 2019

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