Wollongong Botanic Garden, Wollongong

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The Wollongong Botanic Garden is located in the Wollongong suburb of Keiraville at the foot of Mount Keira in New South Wales, Australia. It is the local botanical gardens of the Illawarra and was established in 1964. It was opened in September 1970.The garden is co-located with the historic Gleniffer Brae house, used for functions and the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music.A number of annexes are managed by the garden - Puckeys Estate Reserve in Fairy Meadow, the Korrongulla Wetlands in Primbee and the Mount Keira Summit Park.Garden featuresThe garden features various themed areas, including a rose garden, herb garden, woodland garden, azalea bank, succulent plants and several rainforest areas divided into Illawarra rainforest, subtropical rainforest, dry rainforest and exotic rainforest. A creek runs through the garden and into a small lake. This creek joins Para Creek and runs into Puckeys Estate Reserve.
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  • Was looking for things to do and places of interest to check out while staying in Wollongong for the weekend. Found out about the Sculpture in the Garden and decided to check out the local talents. I ...  more »
  • if you come to Wollongong and just need some quite time and some peace and quiet, you need to visit the botanical gardens. Great for a leisurely stroll around the beautiful gardens, or just resting un...  more »
  • If you're in Wollongong you must visit the Botanical Gardens! They're wheelchair friendly and very easy to walk around. Great place to go relax with a book or take time out from our busy lives.  more »
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