Otway Area Open Gardens

Otway Area Open Gardens

Sunday 19 November 2023 Time: 10.00am – 4:00pm

ADMISSION $15 per person, to visit 1 or all 3 gardens

CASH ONLY – at all Gardens

EFPTOS and cash at Brooke’s Garden

Start at any of the following gardens.

The Colac Otway Shire is a richly diverse area located two hours west of Melbourne. Colac Otway is one of the most picturesque municipalities in Victoria, covering a diverse area from volcanic lakes, craters and plains in the north, through the hinterland forests of the Otway Ranges to the Great Ocean Road coastline. Colac is the key industrial, commercial, and service centre for the shire and surrounding region with a population of 12,000. Apollo Bay is the other major urban centre with a permanent population of 1,000 that swells to more than 15,000 during the summer season.


OPEN 10.00am – 4.00pm

145 Everett Court, Barongarook West

  • Set on two acres, this sprawling garden features majestic trees, natives, massed plantings of everything imaginable and a productive food forest. With spectacular view over Lake Colac.  It is a beautiful place to meander around and enjoy the birds life and a few hidden surprises.  This garden will also host the Polwarth Group market stall filled with produce and plants.
  • This garden will host the Polwarth Group market stall filled with produce and plants for sale.
  • Toilet in house, extensive street parking,


OPEN 10.00am – 4.00pm

4 Banksia Drive, Eliminyt

  • Situated in the lovely town of Colac, visit this double block town garden that has a country theme which includes a variety of plants and roses. Wanter around dreaming up how to bring a little country into your own garden.  A CWA stall full of enticing items will be available at this garden.
  • Toilet in house, On-street parking.


OPEN 10.00am – 4.00pm

615 Colac Lavers Hill Road, Barongarook (off Wilson’s Road)

  • An established country property presenting a traditional country garden with mixed plantings that have been lovingly developed over the past 16 years. Sit on the verandah looking over the paddocks and enjoy a Devonshire tea dreaming of the country life or what to do next in your own garden.
  • Devonshire Tea available at this garden.
  • Toilet inside house, parking in paddock

For more information conact:

Lyn Harris
0408 539 109