Whats On

What’s On

Find out what’s on our  your Gardens. upcoming events, community festivals, exhibitions and more.

Bush Regeneration Group – 2nd Birthday!

The Illawarra Rhododendron and Rainforest Gardens are divided by a deer-proof fence. The more easily accessible Lower Gardens are filled with picturesque, multi-coloured beds of rhododendrons, azaleas and deciduous plantings, many from the northern hemisphere....

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Bush regeneration group - 2nd birthday!

IRRG – Camellia Garden

There aren’t just Rhododendrons in the Garden:   In 1980 the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Camellia Research Society approached the  president of the Rhododendron Park in Mt Pleasant about acquiring part of the park to establish a camellia garden therein....

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Our Exotic Vireyas

The original 'Rhododendron Park', or the area now called the Lower Gardens of The Illawarra Rhododendron and Rainforest Gardens, was established in 1969. The pioneering volunteers were diligent in not only growing rhododendrons, but also in documenting their...

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