The view down North West Bay

Tasmania's Largest Landscaped Native Garden!

Share Margaret and Bill's excellent Tasmanian landscaped garden adventure in Margate, Tasmania. Find a wide variety of Australian plants growing in a landscaped setting just 15 minutes from Hobart

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Enjoy strolling through 22 acres of colourful landscaped native gardens, take in the stunning views of North West Bay and listen to the birds. Inverawe is waterwise, sustainable gardening at its best.

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Inverawe Native Gardens is open seven days a week, 1 September till the end of May.  (and July, August by appointment).

On arrival you receive a personal introduction to the garden and a colourful map to guide you. Interpretation signs set the garden in its historical and social context. Poetry, sculpture and whimsy add to your enjoyment. At the end of the visit we will be on hand to answer any questions. Take tea on the terrace and contemplate tranquility.  

Inverawe is on the road to Bruny Island.

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When you visit Tasmania, you'll want to see Tasmania's other great gardens - here's the Head Gardeners suggestions.

The Book! We've published Tasmania's Inverawe Story, in poems, images and essays. Order it right here!

Special Events

All workshops $30 per person, bookings essential, phone 03 6267 2020

History Workshop, Sunday 18 September, 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm, includes afternoon tea. 200 years ago our part of Tasmania was a scientific and botanical hotspot. Botanists and hydrographers who made their reputations here went on to dazzling careers in Britain and Europe. Hear their stories, see the plants they named.

Native Plants Workshop, Sunday 9 October, 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm includes afternoon tea. Join the Head Gardener on a walking tour of the garden, where he will share with you all those techniques and tips that he learnt the hard way. Knowing your patch, plant selection, matching plants to place, how to stick them in the ground, care and maintenance, pruning, propagating, plus some other stuff as well, probably.

Bird Workshop, Sunday 20 November, 9.00 am to about midday, includes morning tea. Join the Head Gardener on the grand tour of the garden, spotting birds, figuring out how to spot birds, what bird you've just spotted, and learning how to attract birds to your garden. 102 species of birds have been spotted at Inverawe - see how many you can spot!


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 Last updated 29 May2016









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