Picnic shelters

Outdoor picnic tables can be found throughout the Botanic Garden.  Several beautifully constructed picnic shelters are also provided.  Larger shelters suitable for groups are listed below.

Tallowwood Shelter

  • Capacity: 60 people
  • Accessibility: Adjacent to carpark and amenities block, sealed paths
  • Location: Forested, elevated above western bank of lagoon

Kurrajong Shelter

  • Capacity: 40 people
  • Accessibility: Walking access only, non-sealed path, 100m from parking
  • Location: Open lawn area overlooking eastern bank of lagoon

 Whipbird Shelter

  • Capacity: 20 people
  • Accessibility: Walking access only, non-sealed path, 150m from parking
  • Location: Adjacent to children's Whipbird nature play areas, lawn and forest

 Friendship Shelter

  • Capacity: 20 people
  • Accessibility: Walking access only, non-sealed path, 100m from parking
  • Location: Adjacent to Friendship colonnade, lawn and manicured gardens 

Please note

  • Limited tables and chairs are provided at each shelter
  • No BBQs or rubbish bins
  • No water or power access






Visiting with children?
The Whipbird Woods is wonderland for natural exploration

Come and play in the Whipbird Village or go for a stroll on the Whipbird Walk.  Find hidden artworks, cross the rope bridge or play in the bush cubbies.

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