The Blue Lotus Water Garden is a “Seasonal Attraction” and is open to the public between the 27th of December and the 15th of April. During the open season the gardens, nursery and retail areas are open everyday including public holidays.

ALL dogs and other pets are PROHIBITED at the garden and in our car parks. The only exception is a Guide Dog providing assistance to a person. NO animals are to be left in vehicles on our property.


The management of the Blue Lotus Water Garden reserves the right to close the facility at anytime, without notice, if we deem weather conditions are too dangerous for visitors. If extreme or dangerous heat conditions are forecast to affect the Yarra Valley, management may decide to close the gardens early or for the entire day. Notices will be published on this website and Facebook. If you are not sure, please contact us.

OPEN TIMES – Summer (27th December – 28th February)

     7 days a week: 10am-5pm
OPEN TIMES – Autumn (1st March – 15th April)

     Monday to Friday: 10am-4pm
     Weekends & Public Holidays: 10am-5pm


The gardens, nursery, retail areas including the garden cafe are closed for winter & spring from the 16th April until 27th December.