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The Bowden Centre

Set in the heart of the Australian Botanic Garden, the Bowden Centre is surrounded by natural woodland.

With easy access to our central parking location, the Bowden Centre is the most popoular location in the Garden for wedding receptions and private functions.

It also offers kitchen facilities, a covered outdoor entertaining space and enjoys the lovely ambience of its natural surrounds. You can also explore the Bowden Centre with our virtual tour found below.

Please note additional information about catering at the Bowden Centre can be found below.


Catered package available or venue hire only $850 for day (8.30am-4.30pm), $1000 day/night (8.30am - 11.30pm)


Bowden Centre

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120 seated, 200 standing

Further Info

Kitchen facilities, covered outdoor area, toilets on site
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Transport Info

Free on-site parking

Bowden Centre Virtual Tour

Explore the Bowden Centre with our virtual tour.

Additional Catering Information

The Bowden Centre is offered as a dry hire, or clients and choose from a set of several catering packages offered by the Garden's caterer, The Chef and I.