Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Foundation & Friends


Join Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens

Become a member today!


Membership of Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens covers the individual(s) in the following categories:

  • Individual - (one card) the individual member named on the card
    Individual Standard $65, Individual Concession $50
  • Household - (two cards) each adult member named on individual cards, plus their children under 18, residing at the same address
    Household Standard $82, Household Concession $65
  • Registered Clubs & Associations - 3 cards in the name of the registered club or association. Each card can be used by one member of the club/association at any one time. $120

Please note: The Concession Membership rate is available for Commonwealth of Australia Pension card holders, and full-time students only. Seniors cards, and part-time students are not accepted. To receive a Household Concession Membership rate both adults must hold a valid Australian Pensioner card, or be full-time students. When applying pension numbers, or student numbers and place of study will be requested.

Member Benefits

Member Benefits include a copy of our seasonal magazine 'The Gardens', montly e-newletter, special offers for activities, tours, events and venues, 20% or more discount on plants in the Growing Friends Nursery and so much more!

Waratah Patron Program

Waratah Patrons play a special role in supporting the work of the Botanic Gardens. This generous source of annual funding greatly impacts the vital work taking place on the ground, allowing Foundation & Friends to support innovative scientific research; critical conservation work; horticultural advancements; and significant educational initiatives.  

Become further engaged in your Gardens and help sustain conservation, science, horticulture and education at Australia’s preeminent green spaces!

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Terms & Conditions

  • A Foundation & Friends' membership is only valid during the period up to and including the date of expiry
  • There is no refund on memberships
  • Please note that the Sydney Tropical Centre is currently closed for redevelopment
  • Members can enter the Australian Botanic Garden from dawn until dusk, outside the regular opening hours of 10 am to 5 pm. Parking is available along Mount Annan Drive, so remember to leave your vehicle outside the Garden gates. Please carry your valid membership card for presentation to Rangers upon request
  • A named membership card is non-transferable. Only the named person listed on the membership card may use it
  • Each transferable Group card may only be used by one person per visit
  • A child in a Household membership means a child under 18 years of age residing at the same address
  • The primary member is responsible for ensuring the details of their membership are correct at all times.


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