Auburn Botanic Gardens

Auburn Botanic Gardens offer a beautiful digression from urban life

Japanese Garden at the Auburn Botancial Gardens
Japanese Garden at the Auburn Botancial Gardens cc licensed photo by aussiegall

Auburn Botanic Garden features 24 acres of dazzling gardens divided into several different themes. Having an abundance of plants and animals, the Garden is sure to please the nature lover in you.

You and your camera will be happy as you explore the various gardens that make up the Auburn Botanic Garden. Visitors will be delighted by the Japanese Garden, the Scented Garden and the Sunken Rose Garden. There is also the Native and Rainforest Garden, the Fauna Reserve populated with indigenous plants and animals, and an Aviary populated with birds, both native and from Asia.

In addition to these beautiful gardens, you can enjoy the current exhibition at the Peacock Gallery and Arts Studio also located at the Garden. There is no additional charge for this.

The Garden draws pretty big crowds on the weekends, so, if you can manage to visit on a weekday, it may be more pleasant.

Nearby attractions include Sydney Olympic Park and Parramatta Park / Old Government House.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: Free on weekdays; a nominal fee is charged on weekends and during the Cherry Blossom & Autumn Colours festivals - see official website for current rate.

Regular Hours:
May differ on holidays

  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Address: Chisholm Rd &, Chiswick Rd, Auburn NSW 2144, Australia

Phone: (02) 8757 9000

Official Website: Auburn Botanic Gardens


Train Line Nearest Station Walking Time
T1 or T2Central30 Minutes or Bus + 5 Minutes
T2Circular Quay, Wynyard, Town Hall30 Minutes or Bus + 5 Minutes

How to get to Auburn Botanic Gardens by Train

By Train and Bus: Take a T2 Inner West and South Line from Circular Quay, Wynyard, Town Hall or Central Station or the T1 Western Line from Central Station. Make sure you board a train that is goes to Auburn Station without transfering, as that will give you the shortest overall travel time. Exit to the west side of Auburn Station; and walk south on South Parkade continuing on Auburn Road then left (west) on Chiswick Place (30 minutes). This is a relatively long walk so you may want to catch the 909 Bankstown Bus to Cumberland Road near Chiswick Road and walk west four blocks to the Gardens, however keep in mind the buses only run every 30 minutes (60 minutes on Sundays).

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