Due to our open exposure and our non-essential business status, Edendale (including the indigenous plant nursery) is remaining closed to the public for the time being as Council works through the challenges to reopen safely. Further advice will be provided on Tuesday 9 June.
We will continue to monitor and update as the situation changes in coming weeks. Follow us on Facebook for regular updates.
Usual Opening Hours
9.30am to 4.30pm 7 days a week
Closed on Christmas Day
Closed on Severe or Code Red fire danger days.
2 disabled parking spaces - main car park
29 spaces - main car park
Additional parking at main entrance and at Eltham North Adventure Playground off Wattletree Rd ( easy 3 minute walk to our North entrance)
No coach access past main entrance gate
Gold coin donation, donation boxes are situated around the site.
Recommended donation of $2 per visitor.
Recommended small group donation of $10.
Larger groups welcome but prior notice of visit is welcomed. Donation by arrangement.
Bookings using designated spaces or Tours by arrangement.
Bring a picnic or purchase food from cafe eden, the alfresco café onsite.
Drinking taps and water bottle refill station available.
Our Shelter spaces have bench seating and trestle tables.
**Undercover areas are limited with our shelters often booked for birthday parties (weekends) and school visits (weekdays).
Public and disabled facilities on site.
Disabled parking available.
Turn around area for mini buses ( no coaches).
Concrete walking paths and ramps to buildings.
Gravel path access to animal areas and café.
No excessive alcohol or loud music
Bike riders are asked to dismount on entry