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Golden Garden Season

April is the best time to  thousands of perennial Autumn flowers such as begonias, 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  are at their best.

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.

Gardening Australia 

Join Jane Edmonson and Geoff Cochrane as they explore the wonders of native waterlilies and the spectacular Blue Lotus Water Garden.

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.