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Wilson Botanic Park Berwick

There’s so much to enjoy, experience and explore at Wilson Botanic Park Berwick. Begin to soak up the beauty of this 39 hectare natural botanical wonderland as soon as you enter the gates.


Bookings will be accepted in line with restrictions from Saturday 30 October 2021.

Virtual Geoheritage Walk of Wilson Botanic Park Berwick

Join us for the ‘Virtual Geoheritage Walk’ livestream launch of Wilson Botanic Park Berwick.

Discover the geological history of the park and its fossils while taking in the beauty of this botanical wonderland. It houses more than 1000 plant species - both native and exotic - and over 80 kinds of wildlife, including birds, turtles, frogs, lizards and snakes.

This launch is set to take place in conjunction with the National Trust’s Australian Heritage Festival, which occurs from 18 April to 19 May 2021.

You may like to take one of our scheduled guided walks of the park.  For further information please go to:

You can also find a full transcript of this video and further information on the history of Wilson Botanic Park Berwick.

Restriction updates

Following the Premier’s announcement, several public health restrictions will be eased and many of Council’s facilities will reopen from Wednesday 28 July 2021.
Face masks still need to be worn indoors and outdoors, except at home.

Wilson Botanic Park Berwick is open to the public in support of the general health and wellbeing in our community during this challenging time.

As we all continue to play our part in curbing the spread of COVID-19, we ask that you strictly follow all restrictions currently in place, including wearing a mask when you cannot maintain social distancing requirements.

All amenities are open to the public.

Please check the DHHS website for up-to-date information regarding restrictions.

Wilson Botanic Park Berwick

With 39 hectares to be explored, the park has over 1000 different plants species, with both natives and exotics. You can see over 80 different species of birds as well as turtles, frogs, lizards and snakes. Keep this in mind as you enjoy the park.

You can use our picnic areas and BBQ facilities to relax with friends, and kids love the playground. You can also explore the wonderful walking tracks around the park.

If you are a bird watcher, you can enjoy our Birdhide. It is perched on the edge of the Basalt Lake and provides the perfect cover to see some of our native wildlife.

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668 Princes Highway, Berwick, Vic 3806
(Pedestrian access via gates at Princes Hwy, Bournevale Drive & Kramer Drive)
Non-daylight savings: 7.00am - 6.00pm
Daylight savings: 7.00am - 9.00pm

Visitor Centre: 10.00am to 4.00pm
Free (special events may incur a charge)
Dogs allowed on a lead.

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