Surround yourself in a virtual sea of thousands of magnificent lotus flowers and waterlily blooms at Australia’s premier water garden. The Blue Lotus Water Garden is located in Melbourne’s beautiful Yarra Valley nestled at the feet of the Yarra Ranges National Park.

The gardens are open from December - April each year. Visitors will experience breath taking sights of the world’s most spectacular and beautiful flowers. You will see the largest collection of lotus flowers and waterlily blossoms in the southern hemisphere. The 7 hectare tropical themed gardens incorporate dozens of ponds and two lakes covered in thousands of flowers everyday. As you stroll around the extensive network of pathways you will discover a plethora of garden beds full of exotic flowering plants. In our Tropical Greenhouse Complex you will see amazing plant exhibits like the Giant Amazon Lilies, they can grow as big as a dinner table.    




Surround yourself in a virtual sea of thousands of magnificent lotus flowers and waterlily blooms at Australia’s premier water garden. The Blue Lotus Water Garden is located in Melbourne’s beautiful Yarra Valley nestled at the feet of the Yarra Ranges National Park.

The gardens are open from December - April each year. Visitors will experience breath taking sights of the world’s most spectacular and beautiful flowers. You will see the largest collection of lotus flowers and waterlily blossoms in the southern hemisphere. The 7 hectare tropical themed gardens incorporate dozens of ponds and two lakes covered in thousands of flowers everyday. As you stroll around the extensive network of pathways you will discover a plethora of garden beds full of exotic flowering plants. In our Tropical Greenhouse Complex you will see amazing plant exhibits like the Giant Amazon Lilies, they can grow as big as a dinner table.    




Surround yourself in a virtual sea of thousands of magnificent lotus flowers and waterlily blooms at Australia’s premier water garden. The Blue Lotus Water Garden is located in Melbourne’s beautiful Yarra Valley nestled at the feet of the Yarra Ranges National Park.

The gardens are open from December - April each year. Visitors will experience breath taking sights of the world’s most spectacular and beautiful flowers. You will see the largest collection of lotus flowers and waterlily blossoms in the southern hemisphere. The 7 hectare tropical themed gardens incorporate dozens of ponds and two lakes covered in thousands of flowers everyday. As you stroll around the extensive network of pathways you will discover a plethora of garden beds full of exotic flowering plants. In our Tropical Greenhouse Complex you will see amazing plant exhibits like the Giant Amazon Lilies, they can grow as big as a dinner table.    




Discover a floral water world covered in magnificent flowers and exotic plants when you take a self-guided tour of the Blue Lotus Water Garden. Located close to Melbourne in the heart of the Yarra Valley, visitors make their own way to the gardens using public transport or by car. Once you arrive,  present your pre-purchased ticket at the entrance and you will receive a complimentary garden map that contains extensive information about the feature plants, attractions and facilities. Enjoy the flexibility of setting your own pace as you meander the walking tracks. Discover wonderful vistas like the 9 bridge walk through the middle of Monet’s Lake with its spectacular sculpture fountains and carpet of waterlily flowers including a collection of Claude Monet lilies. Snap a photo of the amazing Giant Amazon Lilies in our Tropical Greenhouse Complex which features jungle plants and flowering vines. Immerse yourself in a virtual forest of lotus flowers where you can touch and smell the blossoms at Lotus Flats. Relax in a garden hut on the shore or Lotus Lake as you gaze across a sea of pink & white flowers to the mountains of the National Park. Adventure along the Native River Garden with its shady tree fern stands and towering gum trees reaching over 100 feet high, maybe spot a platypus in the river or some of the amazing bird life in the branches.

As you wander around this tropical paradise, don't forget to visit the famous Golden Lotus with its 88 petals and Asian Garden Arbour. See the ancient Japanese Lotus that was around during the time of the dinosaurs. And for the young at heart, the fabulous Fairy Garden will put a smile on any child’s face with its giant mushrooms, fairy village, cubby houses and the Lotus Fairy Queen who reads stories on weekends.

The family friendly gardens contain extensive picnic & BBQ facilities with dozens of huts and shelters. Also onsite you will find the Lily Pond Cafe & Takeaway, Garden Ice Cream Kiosk, Retail Plant & Flower Nursery, Rod’s Garden Shop and the Blue Lotus Bazaar Gift shop.