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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is a showcase of local and imported cool climate plants and alpine rainforest. Our 28 hectares of curated garden and a further 244 hectares of wilderness sits inside the UNESCO World Heritage Area.

Opening Hours

The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is open every day of the year, except Christmas Day.

Weekdays: 9.00 am to 5.30 pm
Weekends and Public Holidays: 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

The Visitor Centre is open from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm on weekdays and from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm on weekends and public holidays.

Entry to the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is FREE

Some areas of the Garden are temporarily closed for bushfire recovery. If you’re visiting, please refer to this map:
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah map

Getting Here

The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is 105km west of Sydney, about a two-hour drive from the CBD.

Driving from Sydney: From the CBD, cross the harbour heading north and follow the M2 motorway onto the M7 motorway. Take the Richmond Road exit towards Richmond. Follow the signs to Blue Mountains and follow Bells Line of Road from Richmond to the Garden.

Driving from Lithgow: Drive along Chifley Road from Lithgow to Bell. Continue on Bells Line of Road from Bell to the Garden. The Garden is about a 40-minute drive from Lithgow.

Please note due its location, the Garden is not accessible by public transport. Botanica Touring Blue Mountains Shuttle provides hop on hop off service. Visit the website here.