Adelaide Botanic Garden recognised as ‘must-visit’ attraction in international awards

The Adelaide Botanic Gardens has been officially crowned a ‘Garden of the World Worth Travelling For in 2024’ at the prestigious International Garden Tourism Awards.

The Adelaide Botanic Garden has been officially crowned a ‘Garden of the World Worth Travelling For in 2024’ at the prestigious International Garden Tourism Awards.

This recognition is a testament to the dedication of the horticultural teams and the tireless staff behind the scenes, all of whom have combined their efforts to create a world-class experience for visitors from across the globe.

The International Garden Tourism Awards celebrate organisations and individuals who have made remarkable contributions to the development and promotion of garden experiences as tourism attractions, inspiring travel enthusiasts worldwide. Organised by the International Garden Tourism Network, the awards are presented following a rigorous evaluation by a distinguished jury.

The top 3 2023 International Garden Tourism Award winners include Garden of the Year ‘The Newt in Somerset, United Kingdom’, New Garden City of the Year Sejong City, South Korea, and Garden Tourism Person of the Year as Donna Dawson from Panama.

Other gardens that were also named as ‘Gardens of the World Worth Travelling For in 2024’, includes Bellingrath Gardens, USA, Classical Gardens of Suzhou, China, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore, Giverny Monet’s Garden, France, Le Jardin Secret, Morocco, Mount Congreve Gardens, Ireland, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Thailand, Parco Giardino Sigurtà, Italy, The Butchart Gardens, Canada, Trentham Gardens, United Kingdom and Vallarta Botanical Garden, Mexico.

The Adelaide Botanic Garden has everything from resplendent blooms to a plethora of exceptional events, exhibitions, and educational programs, this botanical gem offers a treasure trove of experiences throughout the year.

This year, Adelaide Botanic Garden has some extraordinary events in store for its visitors. One of the highlights is the much-anticipated Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition, hosted within the lush surroundings of the Bicentennial Conservatory. This exhibition promises to immerse visitors in the awe-inspiring beauty of the natural world, captured through the lenses of talented photographers.

Another monumental event on the horizon is the arrival of the world’s most celebrated contemporary glass artist, Dale Chihuly. As he prepares to unveil his first major outdoor exhibition in Australia and the southern hemisphere, Adelaide Botanic Garden will serve as the canvas for his breathtaking creations. Visitors can anticipate being enchanted by Chihuly’s mesmerising glass sculptures set amidst the garden’s lush greenery, offering a fusion of art and nature like never before.

Adelaide Botanic Garden solidifies its position as a must-visit destination for travellers worldwide.

For more information about the Adelaide Botanic Garden’s award, head here.

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