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Buninyong Botanic Gardens


The Buninyong Botanical Gardens are a popular venue for social gatherings and activities in the heart of Buninyong, less than 20 minutes’ drive from the centre of Ballarat. Facilities include playground equipment, electric barbecues and public toilets, while the upper garden area is home to many fish and waterbirds in the Gong.

Established in the 1860s and designed by the Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, the Gardens are among the oldest in Victoria.

Features: Heritage listed Botanic Gardens established in the 1860s, public toilets, barbecues, playground, water feature: the Gong.


Buninyong, VIC 3357Get directions


The City of Ballarat acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we live and work on, the Wadawurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung People, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.