Visitor Centre

Visitor Centre, Cafe and Tours

Don’t miss our award-winning visitor centre – it’s the perfect place for a relaxing lunch or to browse for that special gift. Our friendly staff can also book you on a guided tour or help you organise your next function.

Licensed Café

Looking for a place to meet friends for lunch or just somewhere to relax and enjoy a coffee? Our café is set in one of Port Augusta’s most peaceful and scenic locations. It’s also open 7 days a week and offers a huge range of mouth-watering, home-cooked dishes including our famous Banjo patties seasoned with native herbs and spices or our yummy Lemon Myrtle pancakes with quandong icecream. We’re licensed too!  View the full range of dishes and regional wines available on our menu.

Gift and Garden Shop

Don’t miss our gift and garden shop where you’ll find a wonderful hand-picked selection of quality Australian-made gifts and garden books plus an extensive range of beautiful AridSmart plants for your garden. AridSmart plants are special because they are sourced from some of Australia’s most remote arid regions especially for the Garden’s own collection.

Corporate Events

Are you looking for somewhere a bit different for your next conference or meeting? We cater for small or large groups in our fully-equipped conference room, conveniently located only minutes from the centre of Port Augusta. Choose from a range of delicious catering options and really enjoy your next corporate get-together! To find out more please contact us.


Make your wedding day special and different! From simply styled, intimate gatherings to larger weddings, we approach each wedding from a new and unique perspective to guarantee every aspect of your day reflects your wishes and dreams. To find out more please contact us.

Guided Tours

Enjoy a tour of the garden with one of our experienced guides. Tours can be tailored to suit your interests and are available at 10am, Monday to Friday (except public holidays). Group bookings are available at other times. To find out more please contact us.