Australian National Botanic Gardens

Be surrounded by natural beauty on your special day.

With the world’s most diverse collection of Australian plants, the Gardens offer a spectacular backdrop for your wedding.

Choose from eight stunning locations including a misty rainforest, a sunlit rock garden, a dramatic red desert and picturesque lawns.

No matter what your style is, we have a private outdoor setting to suit your big day.

Download a map of wedding locations in the Gardens (PDF 507 KB)

Wedding packages and catering

The award-winning Pollen cafe and restaurant offers premium wedding coordination services in the Gardens.

The Pollen team can arrange everything, including a tour of our outdoor venues, a ceremony host, site design and setup, and professional wedding photography.

And of course, Pollen provides first-rate wedding catering, offering classy contemporary cuisine in stunning natural surrounds.

Visit Pollen’s wedding page to find out more.

Wedding photography

A couple posing on rocks in the middle of a pond

The Gardens’ extraordinary landscapes guarantee a wedding album you will treasure for a lifetime.

Our team can help you create memories of your special day in a range of gorgeous locations including:

  • the misty Rainforest Gully
  • the Rock Garden with its sunlit waterfall and bright flowers
  • the striking red sand of the Red Centre Garden
  • the lush green grass of the Eucalypt Lawn or Brittle Gum Lawn
  • among the native daisies of the Asteraceae Garden
  • the atmospheric Burbidge Amphitheatre, Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre or Ducrou Pavillion.

Want to know more?

Visit Pollen’s weddings page or contact the Pollen wedding coordinator on 02 6262 1440 or