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Join our community and support the Botanic Gardens!

Annual membership to Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens gives you a range of great discounts and access to exclusive events and experiences.

Contributing to Conservation
Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens is a not-for-profit organisation that is devoted to supporting, protecting and enhancing the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the Domain, the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah.

As a member of Foundation & Friends your support is invaluable. It will allow your Botanic Gardens to protect their unique plant life from an uncertain future, inspire the community to invest in plant conservation and help combat the spread of disease, as well as enable scientists to continue their vital research in plant science to fight the threat of extinction.

Together we can make a difference!


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Membership Types

Membership Types
Type Price
Individual Standard - $70
Concession - $60
Student - $60
Household* Standard - $95
Concession - $80
Registered Clubs & Associations** Standard - $140
Need to Know*
* Two adult individuals plus their children (0-15 years) residing at the same address. Two cards issued under adult names.
** Three cards issued in the name of the registered club or association. One member of the club or association at any one time can use each card.

A concession membership rate is available for Commonwealth of Australia Pension card holders only. Seniors cards are not accepted. Students must be currently studying. To receive a Household Concession Membership rate both adults must hold a valid Australian Pensioner card, or be current students. When applying pension numbers or student numbers and place of study will be requested. If you are 16 years and over you need to purchase an individual membership. Household memberships can include children aged 0-15 years.
Become a Waratah Member
Waratah Members are special supporters of the Botanic Gardens, who make annual donations alongside their Foundation & Friends membership renewals each year. These donations support the important scientific, horticultural and educational projects of your Botanic Gardens.

Bronze Waratah: Foundation & Friends membership plus donation of $1,000 -$2,499
Silver Waratah: Foundation & Friends membership plus donation of $2,500 -$4,999
Gold Waratah: Foundation & Friends membership plus donation of $5,000+

Find out more
How to Join or Renew
Become a member today!
Thank you for joining Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens. Join today:
  • Online: Click here
  • Mail: Click here
  • Call: Foundation & Friends Office on (02) 9231 8182. Open 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Visit: Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens, Cottage 6, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000. Open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.
  • Shop: You can also buy memberships at the Growing Friends Nursery in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and in the Visitor Centres in the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah.
Renew your membership online: You will need your membership number which is located on your renewal reminder or membership card. When entering your membership number online, please include the letters and numbers without spaces. Click here

You can also give the gift of membership!
Call to find out more, or purchase online today: Click here

More Member Benefits

Annual Exhibitions
Foundation & Friends host three exciting art exhibitions a year; Botanica, Artisans in the Gardens and a third exhibition with a new theme. Get first access to Opening Night tickets and the chance to purchase exquisite artworks.

Terms & Conditions

Foundation & Friends membership is only valid during the period up to and including the date of expiry on your membership card. Your membership card is not transferable and no refunds will be issued for membership. For further details please see Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens Constitution.

Privacy Policy

Please read our Privacy Policy as this explains how and why we collect and use your personal information, when your information will be shared or disclosed, and how you can access and correct any personal information that we hold about you. Click here.