Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens
Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens
Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens
Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens
Friends of Geelong Botanic Gardens
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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 beautiful Geelong Botanic Gardens.

The FGBG 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 FGBG also 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 9.30 am until 12.30 pm at the rear of the Geelong Botanic Gardens and seasonal weekend plant sales.

Guided walks in the Gardens through their Discovery walk series including free guided walks on Wednesdays at 11am and Sundays at 2pm. Meet your guide at the front steps of the gardens.

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, Growers Nursery and Botanic Art Classes.

FGBG provide financial support to the Geelong Botanic Gardens, refer to the FGBG website in the achievements section for a comprehensive list of supported projects.

Please subscribe to the Friends' 'Jubaea' quarterly newsletter for more information about what's happening at the Geelong Botanic gardens by visiting their website.

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Local directions

Geelong Botanic Gardens are located in Eastern Park, eastern side of central Geelong, adjacent to waterfront.


  • Café
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Access without assistance for the disabled
  • Parking for the disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • Guide
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Shaded area


  • Lessons/tutorials
  • Guided walks

Opening hours

For more information please visit their website.

Winter: Daily
7:30am -5:00pm

Summer: Daily
7:30am -7:00pm

Disabled access

Contact operator for further details.

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How to get here

Great Ocean Road