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Auburn Botanic Gardens

Take time out to explore Auburn Botanic Gardens, stroll through the landscaped surrounds, visit the animal attractions, or enjoy lunch in the picnic area.

Opening hours

The gardens are open every day from 9am to 5pm.

Entry fees

Entry is $5 per person. Children under 16 free and residents of Cumberland City Council are free.


Auburn Botanic Gardens are located at 99 Chiswick Road, Auburn - view on google maps

If you are driving, there is parking available or catch the Auburn community loop bus, with priority given to seniors and/or people with a disability.


Key features of Auburn Botanic Gardens include:

  • A community picnic area with plenty of BBQs.
  • Fauna Reserve and bird aviary.
  • A native and rainforest garden.
  • A scented garden and sunken rose garden.
  • An Amphitheatre.
  • Pool of reflection and lakes with fish and ducks.
  • An equal access playground.
  • Peacock Gallery and Art Studios

Holding an event, wedding or photo-shoot

Auburn Botanic Gardens is a wonderful location to hold an organised event, including weddings, or conduct a group excursion. Given the unique and varied backdrops, it is also often used for commercial video and professional photography.

All organised events, weddings and photo-shoots require a booking.

Further information

For more information about bookings and holding events in the gardens, contact Council's Parks and Recreation Team by phone on 02 8757 9000.