Auburn Botanic Gardens

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If you haven't yet discovered Auburn Botanic Gardens, you don't know what you're missing!

Sydney's Urban Oasis

Auburn Botanic Gardens Rainforest
You'll feel like you're deep inside a tropical rainforest at Auburn Botanic Garden's Rainforest Garden. Image via @sc_sydney.

A true urban oasis, Auburn Botanic Gardens are located in Auburn, around 20 minutes from Sydney, and is the perfect outdoor adventure for families.

Auburn Botanic Gardens is made up of 9 different parks, a Japanese Garden, an aviary, a fauna reserve, a Pool of Reflection, a Rose Garden, a kids' playground, a Rainforest Garden plus loads more natural beauty. 

Japanese Garden in Auburn

Cherry Blossom Trees Auburn Botanic Gardens
The cherry trees spring into colour every year at the Cherry Blossom Festival.

The main attraction of Auburn Botanic Gardens is the spectacular Japanese Garden, with a waterfall, decorative red bridges and ornamental trees set around a large, eerily green lake. The Japanese Garden in Auburn is exceptionally beautiful, especially when the cherry blossoms are blooming between mid-August and early September and when Auburn Botanic Gardens host their famous Cherry Blossom Festival. 

Fauna Reserve

There are many animals in the Fauna Reserve, including Swamp Wallabies, Red-Necked Wallabies, Eastern Grey Kangaroos, Emus, Rufous Bettong and the Common Wombat. The beautiful Aviary is home to peacocks, swans and other native birds that wander freely around this area. Visit the garden on weekends at 10 am and 2 pm and you can watch the Fauna Keeper feeding the animals.

Facilities at Auburn Botanic Gardens

Auburn Botanic Gardens is easily accessible for prams and wheelchairs, plus there's plenty on offer for visiting families, including:

  • BBQs
  • Children’s playground
  • Toilet facilities
  • Picnic areas
  • Scenic lake with koi fish 
  • Native gardens
  • Fauna Reserve
  • Aviary
  • Rainforest garden
  • Rose garden
  • Amphitheatre
  • Pool of Reflection with fish and ducks
  • Peacock Gallery and Art Studios.


Auburn Botanic Gardens is located at Chisholm Rd and Chiswick Rd, Auburn. 

Opening Times

Opening hours are Monday to Sunday 9 am to 5 pm.


Entry to the Auburn Botanic Gardens is FREE on weekdays and free to local residents on the weekends. Adult entry on weekends is $11.75 per person.

Visit the Auburn Botanic Gardens website for more information. 

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