Walks in the Botanic Gardens

Over eight kilometres of tracks have been developed within the Gardens, giving access to the natural and man made features of the site. A walk booklet and map is available from the Gardens Visitors Centre. Walks range from level pathways to rugged tracks with steps and dry creek crossings.

Educational Signs

Signs are placed throughout the Gardens adjacent to prominent plants and / or features. These interpretive signs are designed to give a concise summary of plant features, plant community or habitats and plant uses. To complement these signs a range of brochures are available form the Visitor Centre covering wildlife, plant families and children’s activities.

Hill Track – 2 kilometres

Hill Track allows visitors to observe drier forests of the site. In some parts it is quite steep and also includes a dry creek crossing. This track may be closed during extended wet periods. View on map

Forest Track – 2 kilometres

For more energetic visitors, Forest Track provides access to a wide variety of flora and diverse terrain. The track is steep in some sections, with steps on the traverse along Rees Creek to the lake. For visitors unable to manage the steps, an alternative route is provided via the Arboretum. View on map

Arboretum Track – 1 kilometre limited mobility access

Arboretum Track takes visitors across the bridge over Deep Creek south-west of the Visitors Centre to the amphitheatre and then on to the arboretum. It also connects with the Forest Track. View on map

Limited Mobility Track – 1 kilometre limited mobility access

This loop track provides access to the display area below the car park, the Bird Hide, Sensory Garden, the Rainforest Garden and the Sandstone Garden. The Limited Mobility Track connects the car park to the picnic area and Visitors Centre. This track was developed and funded by The Rotary Club of Batemans Bay Inc in partnership with Eurobodalla Shire Council and the Friends. View on map

Aboriginal Heritage Walk

This walk recognises local Aboriginal people through an interpretation of traditional uses of about thirty Eurobodalla plants. Signs about the plants can be found mainly on the Arboretum Track and the Limited Mobility track and make up a self-guided walk of about 2 kilometres.