Busy Bees at Port Melbourne

Busy Bees at Port Melbourne

Kindergarten wooden playground
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6:30am – 6:30pm

At Busy Bees at Port Melbourne, you’ll find a warm and nurturing learning environment and inspiring learning opportunities for children aged birth to 5 years. Our purpose-built facilities are filled with educational play space and Educators who are dedicated to encouraging your children to grow.

At Busy Bees at Port Melbourne, your child will benefit from:

  • High quality educational programs based on each child’s interests, abilities, culture and strengths
  • Passionate, experienced and qualified Educators and Teaching Practitioners
  • Architecturally designed indoor and outdoor spaces which ignite children’s sense of curiosity and discovery
  • Unique Atelier art workshop you won’t find anywhere else in Australia! Your child will be encouraged to unleash their creativity and express themselves artistically
  • Delicious wholefoods menu developed exclusively for us by Nourished Beginnings
  • All meals are prepared in our on-site kitchen by our qualified Chef
  • High standards for safety, care and well-being
Playground with boat and ocean toys
kindy classroom tables

At Busy Bees at Port Melbourne, our philosophy focuses on the discovery and exploration of respectful relationships with children. We follow this philosophy and offer children uninterrupted time for play, plenty of freedom, a calm and relaxed environment, cooperative relationships, and our full attention.

Our child-led learning programs provide exciting opportunities and challenges for children to play and develop and we nurture individuality, helping each child to move at their own pace, in their own way.

We’d love for you to join our Busy Bees family at Port Melbourne. Book your tour online today!

Carmel Zappia, Service Managerat Busy Bees at Port Melbourne

Carmel Zappia

Service Manager

Carmel Zappia, Service Managerat Busy Bees at Port Melbourne

Carmel Zappia

Service Manager

Hi, my name is Carmel Zappia and I am the Service Manager of Busy Bees at Port Melbourne.

I have been a childcare professional for over 20 years and have loved and cherished every moment along the way in this wonderful journey. I am dedicated and very enthusiastic when it comes to children, their safety and well-being, and of course their learning. I am very committed to fostering a warm, safe, nurturing and encouraging environment for the children in my care, while working closely with their families to ensure all their needs are met.

I look forward to giving you a tour of Busy Bees at Port Melbourne!

What's Included







Meals Provided



Outdoor Education

Parent Lounge


Pram Storage

Qualified Educators






Vegetable and Herb Garden


Our Fees

0-1 Years
$168.50 per day
1-2 Years
$168.50 per day
2-3 Years
$168.50 per day
3-4 Years
$168.50 per day
4+ Years
$168.50 per day
  • The above Fees are based on the Centre’s average daily 10-hour session.
  • Please note that different combinations of days or sessions may result in an increase or decrease to the daily rate.
  • Please contact our Family Support Team on 1300 851 331 for personalised fee information for your child.
  • We can also help you calculate your Childcare Subsidy using our super friendly Childcare Subsidy Calculator.

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