Geelong Botanic Gardens Open Day

The Geelong Botanic Gardens are having an open day!  

This family-friendly FREE event includes:

  • Book signing/meet and greet with Sally Leary, the author for Corio Bay Quest. The new enthralling picture book celebrating and taking you on a journey around Geelong (also featuring the Geelong Botanic Gardens!) 
  • Local historian, author and ex curator of the Geelong Botanic Gardens, Ian Rogers, will be signing his new book and taking garden tours.
  • Guided walks around the gardens
  • Discovery tables where you can meet the Botanic Gardens volunteers and see what it is they do.
  • Behind the scenes tour of the Botanic Gardens Nursery. This is normally off limits to the public, runs every 30min
  • Book Sales
  • Plant Sales
  • Mini art expo / sales from our Botanic Artists

Bring a picnic or have a cuppa at the Teahouse.

Dogs (on a lead), welcome!


10 October 2021


  • Geelong Botanic Gardens Wadawurrung Country, Corner Podbury and Eastern Park Drives, East Geelong, 3219


  • This is a free event


  • Parking available
  • Toilets available
  • Wheelchair accessible


Geelong Botanic Gardens

Phone: 5272 4379

Associated organisation: Geelong Botanic Gardens



Page last updated: Monday, 5 July 2021