Castlemaine Botanical Gardens

5 (4)
· Botanical Gardens, 2 Walker Street, Castlemaine VIC, Australia ·
Min. 1 hour
Mount Alexander Shire Council

Hosted by Mount Alexander Shire Council

SpacetoCo Host since March 2022 · 5k bookings

Mount Alexander Shire is known for its local food and wine, vibrant arts community and breathtaking natural surrounds. Perfectly located in Central Victoria, just over an hour from Melbourne by car or train.

This space contains 7 different areas that can be booked independently.

About this space

With a stunning ornamental lake surrounded by open manicured grounds, the gardens are home to an exceptional variety of established native and exotic trees. This setting will enhance any celebration and is the perfect site for weddings and family gatherings.

There are many picnic areas throughout, with BBQs and toilets located both near the playground and lake.

There are power outlets at the following locations available for general public use:

  • BBQ’s near Playground - 2 x Double power points on two of the posts near the playground BBQs - the posts that make up the big BBQ shelter.

  • Rotunda - 2 x Double power points near the stairs

  • External Tea Rooms – 2 x Double power points near picnic tables under verandah

Booking schedule

1 AM
2 AM
3 AM
4 AM
5 AM
6 AM
7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
3 PM
4 PM
5 PM
6 PM
7 PM
8 PM
9 PM
10 PM
11 PM

Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and type, which will be shown at the checkout.

Event over 50 people
$239.90 per booking
There is a cost for events that have more than 50 people in attendance
Council Public Liability Insurance
$22.10 per booking
Council Public Liability Insurance. Not available for sporting or commercial events. For full conditions, please contact Council venue staff.


Tables Family Friendly Outdoor Area Free Parking Toilets Wheelchair Friendly BBQ Playground/ Playspace BYO Permitted Bins

Suitable for

Photoshoot Bachelor Party Bachelorette Party Birthday (16th) Birthday (18th) Birthday (21st) Birthday (30th) Birthday (Kids) Birthday General Celebration Graduation Party Community Group Meditation Yoga General Fitness


Botanical Gardens, 2 Walker Street, Castlemaine VIC, Australia

Opening times


24 hours


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  • All areas are a public space and exclusive use cannot be guaranteed.

  • Pegs and stakes are not to be placed in the ground. If a marquee (or similar structure) is being erected these are to be secured with weights.

  • Remove all rubbish from the site and leave the area clean.

  • Vehicle access is only allowed with Council's prior approval. Where permission is granted, entry should be through designated points, travel should be done at a walking pace, and all vehicles must stay on walkways at all times.


5 (4)

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 7 days before your booking. After that, cancel and get a 90% refund.
Parking and Public Transport Information
  • There is free parking available at the site.

  • The gardens are 1.5 kilometres away from the Castlemaine Train Station, which is about a 20-minute walk.

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