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Blue Lotus Water Garden

Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges

  • Giant Amazon Lily, Lyn Dwyer
  • Blue Lotus Water Garden, Peter Cochrane
  • Lotus flowers in Main Lake, Geoff Cochrane
  • Rare Amazon Lily Flower, Lyn Dwyer
  • Lotus flower worker, Lyn Dwyer
  • Monet's Lake, Lyn Dwyer
  • Family picnic and barbecue hut, Peter Cochrane
  • Monet's Lake
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The Blue Lotus Water Garden is a seasonal tourist attraction open from 27 December to mid April. It covers 50,000 square metres of tropical themed gardens featuring thousands of exotic Lotus and waterlily flowers.

The Blue Lotus Water Garden is a seasonal tourist attraction open from 27 December to mid April. It covers 50,000 square metres of tropical themed gardens featuring thousands of exotic Lotus and waterlily flowers.

The garden contains hundreds of rare plants, over 30 waterways including lakes, ponds and lagoons, huge sculpture fountains, oriental arch bridges and three kilometres of trails.

It's also home to Australia's Biggest Waterlily with lily pads up to one and a half metres across, the 'Golden Lotus' pond with oriental viewing pergola and 'Blue Lotus' pond featuring Indian Blue Waterlilies.

Other features include the Fairy Garden with a mini village, the 2,000 year old 'Oga Lotus', the Tropical House and Rare Plants Pavilion.

Explore Monet's Lake inspired by Monet's Garden in France. Spot native wildlife and plants in the native garden along the Little Yarra River.

Facilities include picnic huts and barbecues, the Lily Pond Cafe and Takeaway or the Garden Kiosk with ice creams, snacks and drinks available.

Onsite is Australia's largest water plant nursery where you can buy lotus and waterlilies, as well as Rod's Garden Shop and the Blue Lotus Bazaar gift shop.

Accessible parking and toilet, baby change facilities.

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Cost

Adult
Adults $17.00, Pensioners $14.50, Student $15.50, Kids under 16 years are free. Please note: ticket prices are currently under review.

Valid from - Valid to
27/12/15 - 03/04/16

Entry cost ($): $14.50 - $17.00

Facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • CafĂ©
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Kiosk
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Shop

Activities

  • Hiking/trekking
  • Self guided

Opening hours

From 17 May 2017 to 26 Dec 2017

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

From 27 Dec 2017 to 31 Jan 2018

  • Daily: 10:00am - 5:00pm

From 01 Feb 2018 to 02 Apr 2018

  • Monday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

From 03 Apr 2018 to 15 Apr 2018

  • Monday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Tuesday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Memberships

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre

Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance

Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf