Mount Lofty Botanic Garden
Weekends and public holidays 10:00am
Crafers, SA Australia
Whether you’re out for a leisurely stroll or a more vigorous trek, there’s always something new to discover at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden.
Meander along the multitude of paths that sprawl across 97 hectares – with a surprise awaiting you around every corner. Immerse yourself in the spectacular colour, rich aromas and amazing diversity.
ATCO Heritage Rose Garden
Discover the fascinating story of how roses have changed through centuries of selection, cross breeding and cultivation. Uncover the key chapters in the history of the rose, which spans East and West, science and culture.
Featuring stunning flowers and some rare species, this iconic and much-loved Mount Lofty trail shows the Magnolia family in all its glory. See tree varieties prized for their timber and shrubs used in Chinese medicine.
One of the most extensive and impressive gullies of the Garden, this is one of Australia’s best Rhododendron collections. The Gully extends from near the upper carpark to the Duck Pond below, and it’s a sea of vibrant colour from August to October.
South East Asian Gully
Vibrant Camellias are the dominant feature of this gully, while a wide variety of other species from South East Asia, Japan and the Korean Peninsula are displayed here.