Venue Information

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney | The Pioneer Garden

Performance Location: The Pioneer Garden


Our family theatre events are picnic-seating style events. Chairs will not be provided, so please plan accordingly!

Guests are welcome to bring along anything that will make their experience more comfortable; this may include picnic rugs, cushions or camping chairs.

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

Picnics are encouraged, so please feel free to bring one along!

We strongly recommend packing for all weather conditions; raincoats for wet weather, hats and sunscreen for hotter days etc.

You may also bring any food and beverages you'd like to enjoy as a picnic during the show.

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


Public Transport

Train: The nearest station is Martin Place (T4 – South Coast Line).

St James and Circular Quay (T2 – Airport, Inner West and South Line and T3 - Bankstown Line) are also near by.

Bus: You can take the bus to Martin Place or Circular Quay on route 441. Route 200 stops on Macquarie St near the Palace Garden Gate during peak hours on weekday mornings and evenings.

Ferry: You can reach the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney by Ferry ride to Circular Quay, then walking up Macquarie Street heading south to enter the gardens via Conservatorium Gate.


Mrs Macquaries Road

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Parking: Parking is available on Macquarie St the Secure Car Park located at - 131 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000.

Further undercover parking is also available at the Domain Car Park.

For more info on how to get there, check out the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney site!

For more info on accessible access, please visit Accessibility in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

The performance will be located at The Pioneer Garden, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

We recommend entering via the Palace Garden Gate on Macquarie St.

Accessible and pram entrance is located at the Morshead Gate on Shakespeare Pl or the Conservatorium Gate on Macquarie St.

For assistance locating your way around the Garden, we recommend using Google Maps. CLICK HERE to get directions to the performance location within the Garden.

Make sure you follow the signs and if you’re confused reach out to the ASC team, we’re happy to help guide you!


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 (9am – 5pm Monday to Saturday when shows are on, or 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday during off-peak).

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 - near the Pioneer Garden.


Accessible Parking is available near the Wooloomooloo Gate and outside the Art Gallery of NSW.

The nearest accessible entrances are through either Woolloomooloo Gate or Victoria Lodge Gates along Mrs Macquaries Road. It is approximately a 20 minute journey along the Accessible Path Map from these entrances to The Pioneer Garden, please allow plenty of travel time.

Accessibility in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Should you have any additional accessibility requirements, please email or call 02 9011 7704.

The ASC would like to make your experience with us as enjoyable as possible.