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The Adelaide Botanic Garden - Nelumbo Pond

Show Location: Nelumbo Pond


At our Adelaide events, it is not possible to rent outdoor seating. You may still bring along your own chairs, so please plan accordingly!

Please note that high rise chairs may be positioned further back so as to not obstruct the view of other patrons.

For more information on what to bring or prepare, please visit our Family Theatre FAQs page.


Public Transport

Bus: You can take the bus to Stop | 1 North Tce - North Side on Botanic Road.

Use any of the following routes 98C, 99C, 106, 174, 176/G, 178/M/S/X, 281/K, 638, H30/S, H33, N178, W90/M, W91, X30/S.

Tram: Adelaide Botanic Garden has a tram stop outside its Main Gate on North Terrace, called Botanic Gardens.

The tram stop is approximately 100 metres from the Main Entrance.

Please check Adelaide Metro for more specific information on public transport services into the city centre.


Adelaide Botanic Garden
North Terrace,

Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Parking: Ticketed parking is available on The Plane Tree Drive and in front of the Goodman Building and State Herbarium.

Parking fees apply from 8am - 10m on Monday - Saturday. Parking is free on Sundays and public holidays.

Accessible parking spaces are available in all 4-hour parking zones and are free of charge for people displaying a disability parking permit.

For visits more than 4 hours, permit holders may park in 10 hour bays, and can pay half the ticketed price for the duration of the stay.

For more info on how to get there, check out the Adelaide Botanic Gardens site!

The performance will be located on the Nelumbo Pond, in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Grid reference H7 on the map.

We recommend entering via the Main Gate. It is closest to the performance location.

All entrances to the Garden are accessible, but if you require parking, please enter via the Friends', Conservatory Gate or Hackney Gates.

If using any of these gates, please be sure to arrive extra early to allow for journey time to the performance location within the garden.

Make sure you follow the directional signs in the Garden and reach out to the ASC team if you require additional guidance.


Tickets to all our productions can be purchased online via our ticketing system or Ticketmaster.

You can also call our box office directly on 03 8676 7511.

The box office phone line is attended: 9am – 5pm, Mon – Sat when shows are on, or 9am – 5pm Mon – Fri during off-peak times.

Our box office is open on site one-hour before every performance.
Tickets can be purchased from the box office on site from 1-hour prior to the show, subject to availability.

The box office will be located close to the performance location - Nelumbo Pond


Adelaide Botanic Garden is accessible from all entrance gates and has paved and bitumen paths running throughout the Garden, making it accessible for wheelchair users.

Accessible toilets are available in the Garden, and both the cafe, kiosk and restaurant all have ramp access.

Wheelchairs are available to hire (Monday to Friday) from reception in the Goodman Building on Hackney Road, however they must be pre-booked.
For more information or to book please call 08 8222 9311.

Registered Service/Assistance dogs are permitted within the Garden.