Gardens and Surprises in Wollongong

Join the Women's Committee for a garden day to remember, visiting Dharawal Country to enjoy some of Greater Wollongong's best kept secrets.

Pop your walking shoes on and enjoy a fantastic day of gardens and surprises.

Established in 1964, Wollongong Botanic Gardens is home to many rare and endangered plants of great diversity, displayed in areas featuring azaleas, roses, open woodland and rain forest plants, dryland plants and succulents, palms and ferns. View original plantings by Paul Sorensen for the Hoskins family in the 1950s.

A special talk on the Sorensen plantings in the Botanic Gardens will be given by Dr Meredith Hutton.

A boxed vegetarian lunch will be waiting for you at the Nan Tien Buddhist Temple.

Finish the day by visiting two outstanding private gardens with unmatched panoramic views.

Own transportation is required. Garden Information and maps will be provided.



How to book your tickets

Tickets: National Trust members $95, adults $130.

Book via Eventbrite where possible, to guarantee a spot.


Waiting list

Should this event sell out, please email to be added to the waiting list.

Wollongong Botanic Garden

Gardens and Surprises in Wollongong


40 Murphys Avenue Keiraville, NSW 2500