Balgowan Historic Garden

Neerim South, VIC, 3831

Balgowan Historic Garden

A large park-like garden of historic significance with massive trees dating from 1878 and evolving ever since. Mature Bunya Bunya, Hoop Pine, Sequoia Giganteum, Moreton Bay Fig, Magnolia Grandiflora, Tulip, Linden, Stone Pines , Elms, Monkey Puzzle, Ginkgo, Angophora and many Cedars and Oaks. An old croquet lawn. Crab Apple and Chestnut walks. Camellia and Hornbeam hedges have been added recently. Extensive views to the Tarago Reservoir and Mt Baw Baw. Picnickers welcome.

Open Garden Dates/Times

Sunday, 24 October 2021 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sunday, 31 October 2021 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Entry Fee: $10

Children under 16 free

Warning: Water in the garden, Uneven surfaces, Trip hazards

Location & Contact Info

  • 2303 Main Neerim Road
  • Neerim South, VIC, 3831

Note: 2303 Main Neerim Road Neerim South 3 km North of Neerim South Township PARKING ON SITE

Local Climate Zone: 9 - Cool Temperate

Summer avg. Max: 24°C Winter avg. Min: 3°C
Avg Frost Days:22
Annual Rainfall avg: 1104mm. Summer avg. 221mm.
No. of rainy days: 74 Winter avg. 304mm.

Also open on Sun, 24 October 2021

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Stone Pines 1878

Stone Pines originally planted in 1878


Crab Apple walk under-planted with hellebores and daffodils


Pond and croquet lawn

Entrance driveway

Entrance driveway with Sunshine gates and Torulosa cypress avenue

Peacocks, Urn and Water Pump

Free range peacocks in Balgowan Garden

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