Christmas and New Year opening hours

Date posted: 22 December 2017

It's Christmas holidays, which means it's time to dust off the picnic blanket and get set for a Botanic Garden visit.

Please be aware of the following amended opening hours over the break. As always, entry to the Botanic Gardens is FREE.

Adelaide Botanic Garden

Open every day, with shortened hours of 9am to 7pm on public holidays.There are no free guided walks on Christmas Day, or on days forecast to reach 36 degrees or more, but otherwise depart daily from the Schomburgk Pavilion at 10:30am. Find more info on opening hours, parking and more at our Visitor Information page.

Botanic Gardens Restaurant is closed from 25-27 December and from 1-3 January. Normal trading resumes on 4 January. The Simpson Kiosk and Cafe Fibonacci are closed Christmas Day.

The Diggers Garden Shop is closed from 24-26 December.

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

Update: Mount Lofty Botanic Garden will be closed on Wednesday 27 December due to the Extreme fire danger rating. 

Open every day, with with shortened hours of 10am to 6pm on public holidays. Closed on days of Severe, Extreme and Catastrophic fire danger - check the Garden's Facebook page before your visit. Free guided walks depart the Lower Carpark at 10:30am on Thursdays. Find more info on opening hours, parking and more at our Visitor Information page.

Wittunga Botanic Garden

Open every day, with shortened opening hours of 10am to 6pm on public holidays. Closed on days of catastrophic fire danger - check the Garden's Facebook page before your visit. Free guided walks depart the Shepherds Hill Road carpark on Tuesdays at 10:30am. Find more info on opening hours, parking and more at our Visitor Information page.