GARDEN RE-OPENING UPDATE
Due to the ongoing Covid situation in Victoria. We have delayed our previously announced open date. The Blue Lotus Water Garden will now re-open on Boxing Day 26th of December 2021. The whole team is very excited about welcoming visitors once again to enjoy the spectacular beauty of thousands of lotus and waterlily flowers spread over acres of wonderful gardens.
PRE-CHRISTMAS PLANT SALE WEEKEND
On the weekend before Christmas, we will open our plant nursery and garden shop for customers wishing to purchase plants or gifts.
Please note the gardens and other facilities will not open until 26th December. For details click on the button below.
We highly recommend visitors purchase online tickets before travelling to the gardens to avoid disappointment. On weekends, public holidays and at other busy times, tickets may not be available to purchase at the gate. To purchase online tickets please click on the button below.
Group bookings are not available on weekends and public holidays. To find out more about our weekday group deals, please click on the Groups tab in the menu.
COVID 19 and VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS
The Victorian Government current requires all visitors aged 12 years and 2 months or older to be fully vaccinated to enter the gardens. For more details please click on the link below.
Lotus Flower Season
Dec 26th – 31st March
Late December to the end of March is our famous display of magnificent lotus flowers. Visitors will get to see the world’s most extensive collection of different lotus flower varieties which produce millions of huge flowers over this period. Highlights include Lotus Lake and Lotus Wetlands with thousands of blooms each day, creating a virtual sea of flowers in every direction.
Golden Garden Season
1st – 18th April 2022
April is the best time to thousands of perennial Autumn flowers such as bougainvillea, sunflowers, hibiscus, impatiens, salvias and petunias provide a kaleidoscope of colour. Other highlights include the world’s biggest waterlily species, the Giant Amazon Waterlilies. It’s also when our display of Native Australian waterlilies and lotus flowers are at their best.
Have a picnic or dine at the cafe
Lily Pond Cafe & Ice Cream Kiosk
Enjoy a delicious lunch with friends, family or that special someone overlooking the waterlily pond. Or grab a takeaway snack or drink to have in the garden. Maybe spoil yourself or the kids with a scoop of gourmet ice cream.
Picnic & BBQ Facilities
Have a lakeside picnic or bbq with your friends, family or group. We have fantastic facilities with dozens of picnic huts, shelters and pavilions. All have amazing views of the garden.