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!
We think membership of Foundation & Friends of the Botanic Gardens is the perfect gift for garden-lovers, supporters of horticulture, scientific research, conservation and education within the gardens or anyone who simply loves the beautiful Botanic Gardens!
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 0-15 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.