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Australian Rockery Lawn

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Wedding Ceremony Application
Step 1 - Ceremony Details
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Please refer to Conditions of Use for permitted items and please inform your supplier and celebrant that no vehicle access is permitted in the Garden

Nestled amongst the trees, this intimate lawn looks out across Sydney Harbour towards the Heads and is within walking distance from the Opera House. It's a lovely, uniquely Australian setting for your wedding and photographs.


Australian Rockery Lawn
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney

Rate Card

$790 for the first 2 hours, $260 additional hourly fee (maximum booking is 4 hours)
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Up to 100 guests


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Transport Info

Public transport recommended. Limited parking available
  • Exclusive use of the location for two hours. Additional time can be added at an extra fee. Please refer to the rate card (maximum four hours). This includes set-up and pack-down time.
  • Wedding photography.
  • Signage reserving the area.
  • Up to two tables.
  • Seating for up to 30 people, or up to 100 people inside the Palm House.
  • Flower displays or columns.
  • Carpet or runner (no rubber backing).
  • A bridal arch, chuppah, mandap, gazebo or similar ceremony cover. All structures must be weighted, not pegged. Maximum size is 3 m x 3 m.

No decorations can be attached to trees, buildings or other structures. Pegs or spikes are not allowed in the lawns and all items must be weighted. Balloons, party streamers, sparklers, fireworks (any form), fires (including kerosene lamps) and bamboo torches are not permitted. Please note that while we do not have equipment for hire, we can provide a list of suppliers who use the Garden on a regular basis.

Our wedding was the perfect day and we could not have asked for a better venue than the Royal Botanic Garden.
Samantha 2016