The gardens are open over the festive season!

21 December 2020

Date posted: 21 December 2020

Visitor information

Adelaide, Mount Lofty and Wittunga Botanic Gardens are open every day, including public holidays.

Please see the visitor information pages for each garden to see opening times.

Adelaide Botanic Garden visitor information.

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden visitor information.

Wittunga Botanic Garden visitor information.


Adelaide Botanic Garden

TheSimpson Kiosk and Café Fibonacci are open every day (except for Christmas Day when they will be closed) from 9am - 3pm. They will be open on 1 January, 2021.

Botanic Gardens Restaurantis closed until 2 January, 2021, with the exception of a New Year's Eve dinner.

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

A pop up food truck by Bracegirdles at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden will be open from 10am-3pm on:

  • Fri 1 - Sun 3 January
  • Sat 23 - Sun 24 January
  • Tuesday 26 January (Australia Day)
  • Sat 30 - Sun 31 January

Wittunga Botanic Garden

No refreshments are available at Wittunga Botanic Garden, however there are drinking water fountains.


The Diggers shop at Adelaide Botanic Garden is open every day from 10am - 5pm, except on Christmas Day and Boxing Day when it will be closed. The shop will be open on 1 January 2021.


Our indoor botanical collection spaces are currently open every day. This includes the Bicentennial Conservatory, the Palm House, the Amazon Waterlily Pavilion.

The Santos Museum of Economic Botany is open every Wednesday - Sunday from 10am - 4pm, however it will be closed on Christmas Day.

Visitors will be asked to provide their contact details upon entry to the Museum. This information will only be used for the purpose of contact tracing in relation to COVID-19.

As part of our COVID-safe plan, the number of people allowed in each venue will be restricted to allow for the government social distancing requirements. For everyone's safety, please respect the capacity limits, which will be displayed on the outside of each building.

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