Auburn Botanic Gardens, Auburn

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.5/5 based on 55 reviews on the web
The Auburn Botanical Gardens are a botanical garden located in the city of Auburn, New South Wales, Australia. It was established in 1977 and covers an area of 9.7ha. There are two lakes, a waterfall and bridges. Duck River winds through the garden. The garden is maintained by the Municipal Auburn council. It is open daily, and there is a small entry fee. There is no indoor exhibit space.The Auburn Botanic Gardens attract thousands of visitors each year, including a significant number from outside Australia. The Japanese gardens and hill are favourite venues for weddings and have hosted couples from overseas. The topography of the site, which slopes gently towards the Duck River, has been altered to create different perspectives and microclimates. Three habitats are intended to provide an experience of 'Australia' in the city – the woodlands theatre, the native garden and billabong, and the Australian rainforest.HistoryThe gardens were opened by the New South Wales governor Sir Roden Cutler on 11 September 1977. The gardens were designed by Eric Black, chief engineer of Auburn Municipal Council from 1949 to 1979. Community groups have added a bonsai garden and an aviary to the basic plan. The native fauna reserve, set up in consultation with Taronga Zoo, is a later addition by the council's parks and gardens department.
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  • went with family as well as with visitors.very beautiful,scenic,can pet loved it too as well not so pricey 
  • Auburn botanical gardens is another hide out and least known fabulous park in Sydney west. During weekends, 4$ entry fee is applicable for residents living in suburbs other than Auburn,Granville & Gui...  read more »
  • My teenager girls really like cherry blossoms and Japanese garden, so they enjoyed the visit very much. We took many beautiful pictures. Hope we can do it again next year!And its free for kids under 1...  read more »
  • Nice place. Good to enjoy with kids where you can find Australian Animals like kangaroos, Kiwis and lots of others. There is BBQ place so good to cook foods and convenient free parking. Nice park infront of garden.
  • These gardens are stunning, well planned out, and a great place to a relaxing afternoon. Really enjoyed taking photos of the plants, as well as the wildlife. The Peacocks were abundant, and stunning. Well worth a trip...
  • I thoroughly enjoyed the cherry blossom festival here. Plan to come early then you have no hassle with parking and go straight for the line of cherry blossom trees for photos before it gets too packed. Coming outside of festival time is nice too. A nice little animal area, as well as aviary close by. Great morning for kids.
  • I love this place! It's an oasis in suburbia. Nestled alongside the Duck River and adjacent to the Chinese gardens it's a wonderful place to enjoy the day
  • Pretty ordinary though they had some decent cherry blossoms during the festival. The crowds are maddening during the cherry blossoms festival and not worth the effort.
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