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Inverawe Native Gardens

What to do in Hobart, Tasmania, for families with kids? Visit these beautiful gardens with native Australian flora and fauna and many other surprises!
03 6267 2020


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More than 12,500 native Australian plants and flowers
Family friendly walking trails through the gardens
Spot native wildlife like wallabies, cockatoos & pelicans
Sculptures hidden throughout the garden to discover
From $ 4 AUD

Inverawe Native Gardens are the largest landscaping botanical gardens of Tasmania, run by a family with a strong passion for conserving and celebrating Tassie flora and fauna.

Discover an array of beautiful Australian nature, from gorgeous flowers like Bankias, Paper Daisies and red Bottlebrushes, to towering Eucalyptus trees, Wattle, Celery Top Pines (with red cones in spring!) and much more.

And, of course, don't miss the iconic Aussie animals like kangaroos, wallabies, cockatoos, pelicans and heaps of birds often visit the garden! There are also sculptures of gnomes and a Tasmanian tiger hidden in the bushes!

Explore the gardens via a self guided tour. When you arrive, you will be greeted, given a coloured brochure and map to begin your adventure.


Inverawe Native Gardens are located just 15 minutes drive south from Hobart, Tasmania. The address is: 1565 Channel Highway, Margate.

Opening times

  • Open daily from 9am to 5pm (last entry). Gates close at 6pm
  • Open from 1 September to 31 May
  • Closed in winter (from 1 June to 31 August)
  • Closed on Christmas Day


Admission to the gardens is:

  • Adults - $12 per person
  • Kids (7 to 16 years old) and concession - $4 per person
  • Group discounts are available by prior arrangement

Photo credits: Inverawe Gardens Facebook page