until 26th December 2020

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The Blue Lotus Water Garden hopes to open the gardens, nursery and all facilities on Boxing Day the 26th December 2020 subject to Victorian Government restrictions.

We are hopeful that by January 2021 restrictions will have eased, allowing all visitors to enjoy the  extraodinary beauty of water flowers at the gardens this summer. As we get closer to open day we will provide more infomation on our website and Facebook page. 

We have also introduced two flower seasons. Each season has its own unique floral display structured around the predominate type of flowers blooming in the gardens during that time of year.

Lotus Flower Season (26th Dec – 31st March)

Golden Garden Season (1st – 18th April)

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Discover Melbourne’s secret tropical paradise full of flowers and outdoor fun!

Located in the beautiful Yarra Valley only 1.5 hours from Melbourne, the Blue Lotus Water Garden is one of the world’s most spectacular seasonal gardens.

Spanning over 14 acres (50,000 square meters) in size. 
Our tropical-themed gardens contain more than 40 different ponds, lakes and water features which produce the biggest display of lotus and waterlily flowers in the southern hemisphere. The grounds also contain an amazing array of exotic plants, garden exhibits, fountains, waterfalls, floral sculptures, walks and scenic vistas.

We have also provided extensive picnic facilities with numerous shelters and bbqs spread throughout the gardens. Alternatively, visitors can enjoy the wonderful hospitality of the Lily Pond Cafe that offers fantastic views of the flowers.  

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Explore our seasons and attractions

Lotus Flower Season
26th Dec – 31st March

Experience one of the world’s premier floral events. Our famous Lotus Flower Season features tens of thousands of beautiful lotus flowers which cover acres of lakes and ponds.

Golden Garden Season
1st – 18th April

Escape to a magical place of autumn flowers at our special Golden Garden Season. See the amazing Giant Waterlily at its maximum size and many other floral delights.

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.