Get lost in the idyllic Japanese gardens, reflective pools and secret walking tracks in the truly spectacular scenery of Auburn Botanical Gardens.

Getting To Auburn Botanic Gardens

Where Is It?

Auburn Botanic Gardens are located along Chisolm Road on the corner of Chiswick Road, with Duck River forming the western border of the park. It is close to the Auburn Golf Course with Webbs Avenue Playing Fields to the north. Walking tracks along Ducks River connect through the picnic area of Auburn Botanic Gardens.


The S3 will deliver you right out the front of the Botanic Gardens.

Bike Route

The path among Such River is shared walking and biking track.


The best street address is the corner of Chisholm Road and Chiswick Road, Auburn NSW 2144.


There is parking on the Chiswick Road (South) side of the Gardens, though on busy weekends you may wish to look for street side parking nearby. Alternatively, if you don’t mind a stroll, Park at Webb’s Avenue Playing Fields.

Opening Times

Daylight Saving

  • Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9.00am to 6.00pm

Other Times

  • 9.00am to 5.00pm every day of the week


Google Maps Link

Things To Do

Wedding Ceremonies & Photography

With an abundance of beautiful surrounds, Auburn Botanical Gardens are the perfect spot to say ‘I do’ to that special someone. To find out more, contact Auburn Council on (02) 9735-1222.


Enjoy A Picnic At The Auburn Gardens Playground

Outside the Botanic Gardens and close to the Duck River walking track you will find shade filled picnic areas with plenty of covered tables and barbecues. There’s also a playground for the kids, making this the perfect spot for a family picnic after you’ve wandered the Auburn Botanic Gardens.


Visit The Auburn Aviary

Across Chiswick Road, the aviary is home to hundreds of birds cared for by local council staff. It takes no time at all to walk the small rotunda, but kids will want to hang around and wave at the chirping lorikeets and other native fauna.


Check Out The Peacock Gallery At The Auburn Arts Centre

Close to the Aviary, the Peacock Gallery hosts art objects, prints and exhibitions throughout the year. The gallery is typically open from Tuesday – Sunday between 11am and 4pm. Budding artists will also find workshops and programs through the Auburn Arts Centre as well. To find out more visit their website.


Wander Along Duck River

Running along the western end of the Botanical Gardens, this shared bike / walking path is a beautifully serene trail along Duck River, taking in Auburn’s picturesque green belt. The trail extends South past the golf course and Everley Park, and North through Webb’s Avenue Reserve, Mona Park and up to Bangor Park. Along the way you’ll find picnic areas, outdoor gym stations and amenities, as well as secret recreational spots to sit, relax and watch the world go by.


Or Just Enjoy The Japanese Gardens In Quiet Contemplation

With so much to do at Auburn Botanic Gardens it’s easy to forget the best activity is just getting lost in quiet contemplation through the beautiful surrounds of the gardens.


  • Food

    Picnic and barbecue areas are located outside the gardens near Duck River.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There are bins near the playground and picnic area.

  • Toilets

    There are toilets outside the gardens in the picnic area and near the Aviary and Art Gallery.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Dogs are not allowed in the gardens.

  • Can I lock my bike up?

    There’s no bike lockups just yet unfortunately.



Mona Park

Large cricket oval with a grandstand, soccer fields, picnic areas, a playground and more are all at Mona Park, just north of Auburn Botanical Gardens along Duck River.


Webbs Avenue Playing Fields

Selection if sporting fields along the Duck River, there’s also an outdoor gym station and the Duck River bike / walking path passes through here as well.

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