Types of membership
Standard annual memberships
Concession membership rate is available for Commonwealth of Australia Pension card holders only. Senior’s cards are not accepted.
Student cards must be shown for student discounts.
Two adult individuals plus their children (0-15 years) residing at the same address. Two cards issued under adult names. If you are 16 years and over, you need to purchase an individual membership. Household memberships can include children aged 0-15 years.
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.
Registered Clubs and Associations
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.
Waratah annual memberships
Waratah members are Botanic Gardens supporters who make an additional annual donation alongside their Foundation & Friends membership renewals each year.
Our Waratah community supports the critical scientific, horticultural and educational projects run by the Botanic Gardens of Sydney, sustaining the life of your Gardens and contributing to evolving plant science globally.
|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+|
Join, renew, or gift a membership
- Join or renew online. If you’re renewing, you’ll 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.
- Join or renew by mail (PDF, 125Kb)
- Call us on 02 9231 8182 (9 am — 3 pm, Monday to Thursday)
- Visit us at Cottage 6, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000 (9 am — 3 pm, Monday to Thursday)
- Visit us at the Growing Friends Plant Sales in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and Visitor Centres in the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah.
We look forward to connecting with you throughout the year at our special Foundation & Friends events.
Terms and Conditions
Your 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 (PDF, 136 KB)
Become a member
Become a member of the Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens for special access to our green spaces in Sydney, plus discounts, events and more.Become a member online
Other ways you can support
Learn about how you can support the Botanic Gardens and help continue vital work in science, sustainability and horticulture.