Campbell Rhododendron Gardens

Parks and Gardens

The Campbell Rhododendron Gardens in Blackheath are an approximate two-hour drive, 120 kilometres west of Sydney.

You’ll find a unique display of exotic rhododendrons, azaleas, maples and deciduous trees, planted amongst Australian native eucalypts and bushland, covering 18.3 hectares (45 acres).

Open all year round, the Gardens are especially spectacular from late September to mid-November when the magnificent blossoms range from pinks to yellows to purples. Through April, the autumn colours are glorious, and later, the bare branches create sculptural patterns against the native shrubs.

The Lodge Rhodo Tea Room is open for six weeks during the peak season (October /November), serving the best ‘Aussie Cream Teas’ in the Blue Mountains and selling unique Rhodo souvenirs.

Allow an hour to stroll the easy walking tracks, or take your picnic basket and rug down to the valley and enjoy this gem of the Blue Mountains with family and friends. Dogs are allowed on leads. Take photos from the lakeside to capture the stunning reflections, and enjoy the new fountain and cascade area. And if walking is a problem, there is an accessible lookout near the Lodge.

The Gardens are off the Great Western Highway and within walking distance from the railway station. The Gardens are managed entirely by Volunteers who depend on your generosity to maintain these Gardens.

Facilities

Carpark Family Friendly Kiosk Lawn / Gardens Lookouts Pet Friendly Picnic Area Public Toilet

Internet Access

Broadband Internet Access

Activities

Birdwatching Walks

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business World Heritage

Rates

From AU$5.00

The Gardens are funded by your generous donations. Either you can donate online, or if you are visiting, please place in the blue-green Donation Box at the Information Kiosk, where you can also pick up a Garden Map which shows the walks. Thank you, we appreciate your generosity.

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