Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens
Address: Eastern Park Circuit, Geelong, Victoria 3220
Phone: 03 5222 6053
The Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens were founded in 1985 as a not-for-profit community organisation to support the Geelong Botanic Gardens.
The Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens support and celebrate the Geelong Botanic Gardens as a place for plants and people, discovery and learning, ideas and innovation, engagement and pride, conservation, environment and quiet contemplation.
The Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens provide a range of on-site activities for the members as well as the public.
These include the 'Growing Friends Nursery' open every Wednesday from 10 until noon at the rear of the Geelong Botanic Gardens and seasonal plant sales.
Guided walks in the Gardens through their Discovery walk series including free guided walk on Sundays at 2 pm.
Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens have a year round program of events and activities for both members and the public. Maintenance of the Perennial Border and Rose Garden, a concert series of Music in the Gardens every Sunday afternoon in February and Botanic Art Classes.
Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens provide financial support to the Geelong Botanic Gardens.
Please subscribe to Jubaea, Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens quarterly newsletter for more information about what's happening at the Geelong Botanic gardens or visit their website.
Content: Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens
Geelong Botanic Gardens are located in Eastern Park, eastern side of central Geelong, adjacent to waterfront.
- Car park
- Coach parking
- Access without assistance for the disabled
- Parking for the disabled
- Toilet facilities for the disabled
- Picnic area
- Public toilet
- Shaded area
For more information please visit their website.
Non Daylight saving
The Growing Friends Nursery is open. Meet at the rear of the Gardens.
Guided walks are conducted by Friends Volunteer Guides. Meet your guide at the front steps of the Geelong Botanic Garden.
Contact operator for further details.
Activities and attractions