Smart cities are changing the world and the way people connect with one another. We are adapting to this change and safeguarding the Garden’s future by creating a connected garden for our five million visitors.
Stay up-to-date with our people, research, collections, stories, history and heritage no matter how near or far by connecting with one of the following experiences.
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or download our App from the App Store or Google Play, and come and enjoy the connected experience.
New Garden App
Download our new interactive Garden app that will connect you with rich stories of the Garden through a series of online tours and “around me now” augmented reality experiences.
Available in English and Mandarin, the app provides real-time wayfinding, a personal journal where you can save your favourite experiences and access information about the Garden.
Additional features of the app include:
Self-guided walking tours with audio and augmented reality (AR)
Historical information about the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Information about restaurants, cafes, bars, amenities and other landmarks within the Garden
What's on guides to help you discover our events and exhibitions
Search tools to help you find something special in the Garden
Apple Watch integration for real-time wayfinding and navigation.
Connect with our Wi-Fi
We have partnered with smart city enabler, ENE.HUB and Optus, who have designed and installed ground-breaking small cell technology inside 40 SMART.NODES across the Garden and Domain that brings you free high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the Garden and Domain.
How to connect
- Ensure your laptop, tablet or smartphone is turned on and has wireless enabled
- Navigate to your WiFi settings and select _GardensFreeWiFi from the list
- Once the welcome screen appears, enter your details and select connect.
- You’ll receive a confirmation once connected and will have access to the internet
- How was your experience using WiFi? Provide your feedback here.