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Wollongong Botanic Gardens

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Australia - NSW - Wollongong

Institution Code: WOLL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Wollongong Botanic Gardens

Wollongong's Botanic Garden is situated in Keiraville, bounded by Murphys Avenue, Robsons Road and NorthfieldsAvenue. The picturesque 22 hectare garden features a dazzling array of plant specimens, from both tropic and temperate regions. Over 200,000 people visit the Botanic Garden each year to admire features such as the rose garden, the azalea bank and the Illawarra rainforest.

Main Address:
Wollongong Botanic Gardens
Locked Bag 8821,
South Coast Mail Centre,
NSW 2521 Australia

Telephone: 61 (0)2 4225 2636/2637
Fax: 61 (0)2 4227 2746
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: NK
    Curator's Name: Jason Brown
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Jason Brown, Wayne Jolliffe

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1964
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: -34.4102497
    Longitude: 150.8747475
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:60 % of collection is Australian flora. Maintains a seed bank with medium-term storage capacity, containing 1,500 accessions, representing 1,165 species (1994 figures).

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes