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Botanic Garden, Wollongong

Celebrating 50 years in 2021!

Immerse yourself in nature at the Wollongong Botanic Garden (rated #1 on Trip Advisor by travellers of things to do in Wollongong!), with their excellent network of paths to explore and hidden treasures to discover.

Open daily and free, this spectacular 30-hectare space is a serene and beautiful place to relax, celebrate, and learn more about plants and horticulture. Overlooking the city of Wollongong from its highest point at the Gleniffer Brae Manor House it features an impressive collection of native and exotic plants from around the world.

The Garden is also home to a range of native wildlife including Bower Birds, Ring Tail Possums, Kookaburras, native bees, and more. Escape with a walk through one of the largest rainforest collections in Australia, featuring a range of Illawarra rainforest species.

Kids will love the all-abilities playground, visiting the duck pond, the nature-based school holiday activities and weekly story time.

The Garden has an exciting array of activities and experiences on offer for visitors of all ages. Regular activities include guided tours, garden workshops, nocturnal walks as well as the popular Sunset Cinema.

Open every day from 7am except Good Friday and Christmas Day. Closing times vary from 5pm to 6.45pm. Check their website for details.

Puckey’s Estate Nature Reserve and Mount Keira Summit Park are annexes managed by the Garden.


Location

40 Murphys Avenue, Keiraville


Facilities & features

  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Kiosk
  • Lawn / Gardens
  • Lookouts
  • Non Smoking
  • Parents Room
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

Accessibility

Actively welcomes people with access needs.



Times

Check in time: 7:00am
Check out time: 4:45pm

Contact

Address: 40 Murphys Avenue, Keiraville
Phone: 4227 7667
Website: View website

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