Henderson A childcare centre your family will love

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We know that the early years of a child’s life are crucial - these are the years that set them up for a whole lifetime of learning. At Active Explorers Henderson we have the knowledge, experience and passion to give your child the best possible start. Our highly qualified teachers nurture, engage and inspire, working closely with families and the community to maximise children’s learning.

Our purpose built centre features beautiful landscaped grounds with six separate rooms catering for each age and stage. That means children can learn and develop at their own pace in an environment that’s safe, vibrant, and fun filled.

Want the optimum start for your child? Visit us today, at Active Explorers Henderson.

Centre Hours:

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am – 5:45 pm

Session options:

  • 7:30 am - 5:45 pm
  • 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • ECE hours 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (3 – 5 years only)

Closed Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Ages Catered For:

3 months – 6 years

ERO Report

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6 Rooms
20 Hours Free ECE
Large Outdoor Area
Transition to School Programme
Purpose Built
Extended Hours

On our very first visit we knew learning adventures was the best place for our baby - Rachael and the team were so warm and inviting, we knew he would be in very capable hands! Thanks for all the love, care and learning opportunities you provide for the children. 

Haley & Michael

Our family has been really happy at Active Explorers Henderson. The teachers are knowledgeable and genuinely care for the children. Our two boys have both thrived in this awesome environment.


Active Explorers Henderson is an amazing centre! My daughter loves to come and enjoys her learning, she has made amazing friendships. The teachers and staff are so warm and friendly, we wouldn't send her anywhere else!


We have enjoyed every day of it. The teachers are excellent! Giving us feedback on the children on a regular basis. They prepare the children for school to a very high standard, with school visits and routines to learn what school will be like. I would highly recommend Active Explorerers Henderson to anyone wanting a top class early child care centre.



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