Admission is free to the main gardens, but if you want to go to the Orchard Gardens, it’s $5 for adults and $1 for children and pensioners, while children below 12 years go free.
There is a Taxi Drop-Off and Pick-Up point at the Visitor Centre along Cluny Road.
If you want to up the romance, head to Au Jardin, at EJH Corner House, a fine dining restaurant serving French cuisine.
Halia Restaurant, located at the Ginger Garden, is a great little casual cafe serving some wonderful ginger-inspired dishes.
Swan Lake is a romantic spot at sunset.
Bring insect repellent, especially if you are visiting in the evenings.
It goes without saying that early mornings and late afternoons are the best time to visit, if you want to avoid the beating sun.
- Backpackers / Students
- Culture vultures
- Families with younger children
- First-time travellers
- Sporty types
- Escaping the crowds
- Great views / scenery
- Nature / wildlife