Dogs are welcome at the gardens but must be kept on a lead and supervised at all times.
Please ensure you do the following:
There is a disabled car park at the entrance to the gardens on Eastern Park Circuit near the Podbury Drive intersection. There is a ramp to access the main entrance gate.
People in wheelchairs or with prams can access some parts of the gardens. Some paths are asphalt and relatively easy grades.
Other paths are not as accessible as they have steps. Some paths are gravel which you may need assistance with.
The Geelong Botanic Gardens can be booked for special occasions and photography.
The gardens are a beautiful venue for low key family occasions including weddings, naming ceremonies and family gatherings.
Bookings can be made for special occasion photography for weddings, debutante groups and family portraits.
The gardens are open every day of the year.
Our standard opening hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm.
During Daylight Savings - our opening hours are 8:00am to 7:00pm.
You can park near the entrance to the Geelong Botanic Gardens.
We have disabled carparks and a bus drop off area near the entrance.
Our carpark entrance is off Eastern Park Circuit near Podbury Drive.
You can also park along Eastern Park Circuit and walk to the Botanic Gardens.
Other places you can park are shown on our visitor maps