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Rose Garden & Pavilion

Add a touch of old-world romance and elegance to your event when you book our premium venue, the Rose Garden, and its magnificent sandstone pavilion. Your guests will thank you for choosing a location with easy access to Sydney's CBD.

The Rose Garden is the perfect venue for your wedding ceremony and reception, picnic, corporate party, or bespoke outdoor event. The versatility of this venue means your possibilities are endless!

Booking options start at 3 hours, with availability to host premium multi-day events. Private toilets and a catering facility are included in all bookings for added convenience.

Blooming from September through to May, the Rose Garden is the venue for an event your guests will never forget.

Contact our Events and Venue team to discuss your event today!


$1,655 for the first 3 hours,
$430 additional hourly fee (maximum booking is 6 hours)


Rose Garden & Pavilion
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney
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Up to 200 guests.
Pavilion capacity is 80


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Access Info

Closest gates: Palace Garden, Morshead Fountain and Conservatorium.
Public transport recommended. Limited parking available..

For more detailed location, please visit Site Map and for the layout within the Rose Garden, please visit Venue Layout.

Wedding Ceremony Term & Conditions
Wedding Frequently Asked Questions
Picnic Terms & Conditions

Rose Garden
Description  Standard Fee/ Charge
3 hour booking $1,655 
Additional hour(s) $430 
Bump In and Bump Out Full Day $2,030 
Bump In and Bump Out Half Day (4 hours) $1,300 
Day Hire <200 $4,175 
Miscellaneous Charges  
External Catering Surcharge   
Use of an External Caterer to provide catering services within the Garden will incur a surcharge in addition to the above rates.  $150
Ranger escort through Garden (vehicle access suppliers only). Fee per vehicle (inc. entry and exit). Max. 2 ranger escorts per booking. $85
Static ranger, per hour (4-hour minimum)  $65
Mobile ranger, per hour (4-hour minimum) $70
Ranger, public holidays, per hour (4-hour minimum)  $95
Administration fee per amendment  $75


  1. All fees are quoted GST inclusive.
  2. ​The Trust recommends engaging a professional event organiser to assist with marquee events.
  3. The above rates include site hire only – Marquee, furniture, equipment, and facilities to be arranged by you as the Hirer.
  4. Duration of function hire includes set up and pack up of the event.
  5. Bookings outside of the Garden opening times will incur an additional security fee.
  6. Additional Miscellaneous Charges may apply.
  7. Fees valid 1 July 2022 - 30 June 2023