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Picnic & Garden Party Fees

Your booking and venue fees contribute to the provision of the scientific, conservation and education work of the Trust.

SELF-CATERED (Catering provided by client or by restaurants within the Garden)

No of People Rate
All Lawns and Gardens excluding Fleet Steps and Bennelong Lawn (maximum 5 hours)0 - 20Corporate$170
21 - 100$340
101 - 200$675
All Lawns and Garden excluding Fleet Steps and Bennelong Lawn (maximum 5 hours)0 - 20 unreserved siteStandard$0
0 - 20 reserved site$95
21 - 100$170
101 - 200$340
201 - 300$465


Pavilions (rain cover)
(available for bookings within 8 weeks of event date)
No of People Rate
**Rose Garden & Pavilion 
(choice of Fig Lawn or Walter Vernon Lawn)
0 - 100Corporate / Standard$715
> 101- 200Additional $8.50 per person
Maiden Pavilion & Band Lawn (24)0 - 100$460
> 101 - 300Additional $6 per person
Herb Garden & Pavilion & Lawn 1760 maximum$390
Vista Pavilion & Lawn 520 - 50$330


CATERED PICNICS FOR ALL SITES (Catering arranged by the client through an external Caterer) Rate
Use of an External Caterer to provide catering services within the Garden will incur a surcharge in addition to the above rates.$130


Miscellaneous Charges: Rate
Rose Garden Catering Facility$130
Rose Garden Toilet Facility$130
Lion Gate Lodge Toilet Facility$130
Ranger escort through the Garden (vehicle access suppliers only). fee per vehicle (inc. entry and exit). Max 2 ranger escourts per booking$70
Static Ranger per hour (4 hours min.)$50
Mobile Ranger per hour (4 hours min.)    $60
Ranger - public holidays per hour (4 hours min.)$70
Administration fee per amendment$65


  1. Additional miscellaneous charges may apply.
  2. Please include time to set up and pack down any equipment within your booking timeframe.
  3. Cancellation and late booking fees apply. Please refer to conditions.
  4. Hire of the Rose Garden & Pavilion or Lion Gate Lodge Garden & Awning require compulsory Toilet Facility Access hire fee.
  5. All fees are GST inclusive.
  6. Bookings are permitted up to 18 months in advance.
  7. Fees valid 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018.