Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens



Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) staff will be conducting their Winter Works Program at the Shoyoen Japanese, Sensory, Biodiversity and Oasis Valley Gardens on Wednesday 10 August 2022.

To facilitate plant machinery onsite, movement of materials and necessary path maintenance, these gardens will be closed from 7am through until 4pm.

Regular Adventure Playground maintenance will take place, opening from 12 noon, and Wiradjuri Gardens will be unaffected by these works and will remain open to the public.

Discover the Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens. The botanic garden development began in 1999 and currently comprises of one adventure playground, one cafe and five distinctive garden spaces; Shoyoen Japanese Garden, the Sensory Garden, the Biodiversity Garden, the Oasis Valley and the Wiradjuri Garden.

The Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden is located in East Dubbo, off Coronation Drive.

View the 2011 Elizabeth Park Master Plan (Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden) (PDF 12MB).


Shoyoen Japanese Garden, Sensory Garden, Biodiversity Garden and Oasis Valley Garden
Monday to Friday 7am - 5pm
Weekends 9.30am - 5pm
Closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday (including Public Holiday dates).
Open 12pm - 5pm on ANZAC Day.

Wiradjuri Garden
Sunrise through Sunset

Adventure Playground
Monday to Friday 7am - 5pm
Wednesday 12pm - 8pm
Weekends 9.30am - 5pm

Botanic Gardens Cafe
Temporarily closed


Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens are open during standard opening hours, except for the Botanic Garden Cafe which remains closed.

For the safety and wellbeing of yourself and other visitors to the gardens, please:

  • Maintain 1.5 metre physical distance with those outside your family group
  • Uphold good hygiene practices and regular use of sanitiser available near garden entrances and Botanic Cafe at the Adventure Playground
  • QR code check in upon entry
  • Stay updated with NSW Health Orders


View the range of garden and play spaces within the Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens at our dedicated webpage Precincts.


Make a booking for one of the precincts at the Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens by completing the application form Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens Bookings.


Dubbo Regional Council would like to thank all past and present members of the 'Friends of the Gardens' community for volunteering their time, skill, experience and caring spirit. Their assistance with maintaining the gardens, helping out with events and welcoming visitors is invaluable.


View our gallery of precincts within the Dubbo Regional Botanic Gardens at our dedicated webpage Gallery.

Last Edited: 09 Aug 2022

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