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 June, 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.

Read our spring 2015 Newsletter

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

2015-2016 Season: Bookings essential, all events $30, $25 conc

Head Gardener's Bird Tour: Sunday 21 February, 9.00 am start. Learn how to identify birds at Inverawe. Inverawe's unique location gives access to bush birds and shore birds. Join the Head Gardener as he takes you on a grand walking tour of Inverawe, discovering birds along the way. The tour concludes with a delicious morning tea including a perfectly splendid muffin, but you can stay all day if you wish. See more of Inverawe's birds

Gardening Workshop: Sunday 28 February 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm Join the Head Gardener on a walking tour of the garden, where he will share with you all those little techniques and tips that he learnt the hard way. How to succeed at growing natives. Too good! But wait, it gets better - afternoon tea included.

History Workshop: Sunday 15 May 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm. 200 or more years ago this area of the world was a botanical scientific hotspot and early botanists were prepared to risk their lives to be the first to discover. The French were here and prepared the first accurate map of SE Tasmania. Join us on a walk and talk around Inverawe and catch up on our scientific history.


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 Last updated 15 May 2015









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