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Tarpeian Lawn

Tarpeian offers unsurpassed views of Sydney Harbour, the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, and city skyline. The Tarpeian is a stunning waterfront venue for your unforgettable outdoor wedding ceremony or event.


$1,655 for the first 3 hours,
$430 additional hourly fee (maximum booking is 6 hours)
Full day rates starting from $3,670


Tarpeian Lawn
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney


Up to 300 guests


For more information please contact

Access Info

Public transport recommended. Limited parking available.
Closest gates: n/a (direct access from Macquarie st).

Key Information

Wedding Ceremony Term & Conditions
Wedding Frequently Asked Questions

Palm Grove public toilets  10 - 15 mins walk and the closest gates are Palace Garden, Morshead Fountain and Conservatorium.

For more detailed location, please visit Site Map.


Site Hire (Minimum 3-day site hire) 
Description  Standard Fee/ Charge
Day Hire <100  $4,965 per day
Day Hire <200  $5,810 per day
Day Hire <300  $10,490 per day
Day Hire <400  $10,490 per day
Day Hire <500  $12,800 per day
Bump In and Bump Out Day  $3,440 per day
Bump In and Bump Out Half Day  $2,030 per day


Miscellaneous Charges All year round
Bond - All marquee bookings $5,000
Parking Permit per day (Available on Mrs Macquaries Rd)  $86
Static ranger, per hour (4 hours minimum) $65
Mobile ranger, per hour (4 hours minimum)  $70
Ranger, public holidays, per hour (4 hour minimum) $95
Application Fee  $140


  1. All fees are quoted GST inclusive.
  2. A professional event organiser must be engaged to manage the event. 
  3. Additional Miscellaneous Charges may apply.
  4. The above rates include Site Hire Only - Marquee and facilities to be arranged by the hirer.
  5. Fees valid 1 July 2022 - 30 June 2023