Hours & Fees

Hours of operation

Tadpoles is open from 7.30am to 5:30pm throughout the year and closes only at weekends and statutory holidays.

Tadpoles closes at 4.00pm on 23 December and will reopen on 3 January. The exact dates will be published in advance each year to coincide with the actual days of the Christmas period holidays.

  • Full time care is offered on a weekly basis to children from birth to 6 years old. 
  • Full time care is five days per week for a minimum of 8 hours per day
  • A minimum of two days per week is required for part time enrolments
  • We also offer a short 6.5 hour day from 8:45am-3:15pm. See fee structure for clarification

Tadpoles fee structure


 Age Day Type Cost per day Cost per week Enrol
Under 3 years Full day $62 $260 Enrol
Under 3 years
6.5 hour day
(8:45am-3:15pm)
$47 $200 Enrol
Over 3 years 
Full day with (ECE)
$37 $160 Enrol
Over 3 years

6.5 hour day (ECE)
(8:45am-3:15pm)

1-3 days = $12 per day
4th day = + $32 per day
5th day = + $42 per day
$110 Enrol