We are nestled in the beautiful Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens surrounded
by giant conifers recognised by the National Trust, lush greenery
and a myriad of other significant flowering plants.
A GARDEN WITHIN A GARDEN
WOMBAT HILL BOTANIC GARDENS
The gardens of Wombat have always been a place of great enchantment. Is it that they sit on an ancient volcanic hill, drawing energies from millions of years past? Is it the breeze that whispers through the high limbs of ancient trees around the scenic drive? The fact that it receives the first and last rays of sun each day in our beautiful village of Daylesford?
Established in the 1860s by Baron Ferdinand Von Mueller (also responsible for Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens), the remarkable surrounding 10.4 hectares Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens are regarded as one of Victoria’s finest regional destination gardens. Many spots provide wonderful views over Daylesford and the surrounding countryside. Prized for their beauty and tranquillity, the gardens retain their gracious 19th-century character.
The botanical garden contains an outstanding collection of rare and notable specimens, many of which are included in the National Trust Register of Significant Trees. During spring and autumn, the Begonia House carries a magnificent display of prize blooms. Moreover, you can enjoy the panoramic view from the top of the Pioneers Lookout Tower.
FRIENDS OF WOMBAT HILL BOTANIC GARDENS
& PLANT SALES
Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens
(entry off Central Springs Rd) Daylesford Vic 3460
03 7017 5999
OPEN FRIDAY - TUESDAY | 9:00am - 3:30pm
10% surcharge on Sundays and 15% surcharge on public holidays.