Ballarat Botanical Gardens

Conservatory at the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

The majority of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens have now re-opened!

The Robert Clark Conservatory has also reopened and is ready to welcome you back with it's new summer floral design brimming with vibrant foliage, fuchsias, hydrangeas and pelargoniums.

The Conservatory is open 9am-4.30pm each day (except Christmas Day).

As you soak up the sun and stroll through the gardens, remember to say hi to our friendly gardens staff who are planting new beds and finishing off repairs.

Learn about the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

One of Australia’s most significant cool climate gardens, the Ballarat Botanical Gardens feature a remarkable collection of mature trees and marble statues set among colourful bedding displays.

Located on the western shore of Lake Wendouree, approximately four kilometres from Ballarat’s CBD, the gardens are a popular and invaluable heritage and recreational location for residents and visitors.  

The gardens cover 40 hectares and are divided into four distinct zones. The central part of the gardens features the traditional, 'gardenesque' style, while open parklands on either side are known as the North and South Gardens and the area alongside Lake Wendouree as the Lake foreshore precinct.