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Wollongong Botanic Garden

About Wollongong Botanic Garden

Explore the wonders of nature at Wollongong Botanic Garden, where you can wander along well-maintained paths and uncover hidden gems. Besides the various plant collections showcasing both local and international flora, the Garden is a habitat for diverse wildlife such as Bower Birds, native bees, Ring Tail Possums, Kookaburras, and a multitude of small creatures. Take a stroll through the expansive rainforest section, boasting a wide array of Illawarra Rainforest species, for a peaceful retreat into nature.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature at the Wollongong Botanic Garden. This stunning 30-hectare space offers a peaceful setting to relax, enjoy, and expand your knowledge of plants and gardening. Situated atop the Gleniffer Brae Manor House, the garden provides breathtaking views of Wollongong City and showcases a diverse collection of plants from all over the globe.

Wollongong Botanic Garden

What to do at Wollongong Botanic Garden

Visitors can also encounter a variety of native wildlife such as Bower Birds, Ring Tail Possums, Kookaburras, and native bees within the garden. Take a stroll through the extensive rainforest collection, which features a wide range of Illawarra rainforest species, to truly escape into nature.

Children will enjoy the inclusive playground, exploring the duck pond, participate in nature-themed holiday programs, and attending the weekly storytelling sessions. The Gardens provides a wide range of engaging activities and opportunities for people of all ages. Visitors can join guided tours, take part in gardening workshops, go on nighttime walks, and enjoy the popular Sunset Cinema. The Gardens are open every day from 7 am, except on Good Friday and Christmas Day. Closing times range from 5 pm to 6.45 pm.

Wollongong Botanic Garden

One local company in Wollongong that is involved with this tourist attraction site is:

Website: Synthetic Grass Wollongong Pro

Address: 64 Kembla St, Wollongong NSW 2500

Phone: (02) 4202 6370