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The Auburn Botanic Gardens are set in on 9.2 hectares of lush parklands, where people can come to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Since the gardens opened in 1977, they have become a popular attraction for local residents and visitors to the area. Just 17 kilometres from Sydney CBD, the park features a spectacular Japanese Garden with traditional style Japanese landscaping including a waterfall, decorative bridges and ornamental trees set around a large lake.
Other popular attractions include:
- The Fauna Reserve where you can see native animals such as kangaroos, wombats, wallabies and emus.
- A sunken Rose Garden with roses flowering throughout October and November.
- A Scented Garden with an undercover wedding pavilion.
- The Australian Native and Rainforest gardens with many native plants and trees set around a shady billabong.
- Peacocks, swans and native birds wander freely around the garden.
- The tree lined reflection pool.
- The Equal Access play ground has a large interactive play structure, a maze and a Liberty swing that can be used by children in a wheelchair.