Facilities at the Botanic Gardens

The Gardens has all the necessary facilities to ensure you enjoy a comfortable, safe and healthy outing in a natural bush environment.

The Gardens is a popular place for families, community groups, schools and anyone interested in our unique and beautiful environment. Whether you visit the Gardens to learn, play, celebrate an event, bush walk or just to meet up with friends over coffee we hope that we have everything needed to make your visit enjoyable.

Access for All

We want everyone to enjoy our Garden so we provide accessible parking and easy access to much of the site. There are accessible toilets in our Visitor Centre and at the Children’s Play Space. Several kilometres of low gradient paths give access to our display gardens and the Arboretum. Paths are stroller and wheelchair friendly and a wheelchair is available for loan.

Guided Walks

We can help you make the most of your visit. Our knowledgeable guides can show you what we are all about and what makes us special. Free guided walks are offered on the first Sunday of each month at 11.00 am. For a small fee we also cater for group bookings and coach tours with walks designed just for you. Contact our Visitor Centre or email us for current prices and availability of guides.

The Gardens Cafe

Come and experience the beauty and tranquillity of the Gardens while enjoying a coffee at the Gardens Cafe. Cakes and meals are all made on the premises and range from light summer lunches to hearty winter soups. The Gardens Cafe can also cater for your special event, so see Wendy and her staff to arrange a delicious and personalised menu.

The Garden Pavilion

The Garden Pavilion is the perfect place to host your private function. With accessible drop off parking and wheelchair accessible barbecues. This venue can accommodate up to 60 for a sit down meal and includes tables, chairs, electricity, water and bbq’ s. See our Pavilion hire information page.

The Meeting Room

The Gardens have a small meeting room adjoining the cafe that is available for private use for a small fee. Suitable for presentations for up to 50 people and also able to accommodate approximately 30 people for dining. Contact us to arrange a booking.

Picnic areas and electric barbecues

Free all-weather electric barbecues, tables and seating are available. The picnic area is large enough for lots of different group activities.