Wattle Garden Shelter

The Wattle Garden comes to life in August and September, when Australia's national floral emblem bursts into spectacular flower, but we think it is a gorgeous spot to picnic at all year round.

The Wattle Garden Picnic Shelter surrounded by Golden Wattle in bloom

Wattle Garden, Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan


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Hire capacity

Up to 50 guests


Wheelchair accessible

Garden accessibility
Further information

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Hire of this shelter includes:

  • Shelter only (BBQs do not form part of hire and must be shared with other Garden visitors)


As part of this hire you may bring with you:

  • One 3m x 3m pop up shelter
  • Your own gas BBQ
  • Catering Station
  • Face painting/ Roaming Entertainment
  • Picnic blankets, carpets, runners, cushions
  • Up to 60 broad feet chairs and two tables
  • Freestanding items such as backdrops and plinths
  • Cut Flowers
  • Soft Play Equipment
  • Commercial Photographer (permit applies)
  • Low-volume, battery-powered portable speaker or amplifier


Book the Wattle Garden Shelter

Please note the Wattle Garden Shelter is classified as a Level 3 picnic site within the Garden. Please refer to our Picnic Site Comparison for special restrictions that may apply to your booking.

Close up of Golden Wattle in the Wattle Garden

Rate card

July 2024 to June 2025

Venue hire

DescriptionStandard fee
3-hour hire$230
Additional hours$40 per hour


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