*** April 2021 Update ***
Huge news for the new year with work finished on a new nature play space at the Wittunga Botanic Garden!
The play space is a fun way for children to learn about the environment and has been designed with help from local primary school students.
The wheelchair-accessible playground will put nature at its heart, with flower and nut cubbies, a dry billabong play environment, raised planter bed mazes to support biodiversity, and much more.
Open from April 13, this will be hugely popular so get down and check it out!
Wittunga Botanic Park is a beautiful location, spread over 13 hectares it’s the perfect place for enjoying family picnics and the lake is surrounded by spots that have plenty of shade.
Discover the extensive collection of water-wise plants from Australia and South Africa, brilliant displays of Ericas and Proteas in spring and an extensive collection of plants from Kangaroo Island and the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Visit the enticing Butterfly Garden. Try to spot the huge variety of native bird and animal life that are attracted to the indigenous flora. Listen to the songs of the birds instantly drown out the noises of suburbia.
Plenty of free parking is available and you can look through the Visitor Guide for more information and a map. There are toilets within the park, but for cafe’s you’ll need to wander up to Blackwood where there are plenty (5 minute drive).
Shepherd’s Hill Road, Blackwood
Opening Hours: Weekdays 8.30am – 4pm.