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Rhododendron Gully

Rhododendron Gully

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

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.
South American Gully

South American Gully

South American Gully was planted with a Gondwanan theme, so you can compare plants from far-flung parts of the globe, looking for clues of their shared origins from the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana.
Fern Gully

Fern Gully

Explore one of Australia’s richest fern collections, with tall tree ferns extending out of the gully as you climb among the vines and shrubs. High-rainfall plants from Australia and New Zealand create a temperate rainforest that’s cool and inviting year-round.
Magnolia Gully

Magnolia Gully

Featuring beautiful flowers and some rare species, this iconic trail shows the Magnolia family in all its glory. Learn More

Recent posts

Saving Plants on Kangaroo Island – winter 2021 update

03 September 2021

Following the devastating 2020 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, scientists at the SA Seed Conservation Centre have visited the island a number of times to investigate what botanical treasures have regrown, and to collect seeds and plant specimens with a conservation aim.