Maranoa Gardens

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Australia - Victoria - Camberwell

Institution Code: MARAN

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Maranoa Gardens

Began in 1901 Maranoa Gardens is a diverse collection of Australian Native plants.
We are located at 40 Yarrbat ave, Balwyn. Access is via Kireep or Parring roads only.
Opening hours - Weekdays 730 to 4pm
Weekends and public holidays 10 to 5 pm.
Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday

Main Address:
Maranoa Gardens
Manager Parks & Infrastructure , City of Boroondara,
Private Bag No 1,
Victoria 3124 Australia

Telephone: 61 (0)3 9278 4444 /61(0)3 98301859
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Manager Parks and Infrastructure
    Curator's Name: Paul Birch and Andrea Dennis
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Paul Birch and Andrea Dennis
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1901
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: -37.8101008
    Longitude: 145.0898296
    Annual Rainfall: 589 mm
    Altitude: 113.90 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Maranoa Gardens
  • Local Address: 40 Yarrbat ave Balwyn. Access via Parring or Kireep roads only
  • Locality: City: Balwyn
  • Locality: State: Victoria

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 20000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 5000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 2600
  • Special Collections:100 % of collection is Australian flora.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes