The Royal Botanical Gardens and Domain Trust 

Whether it is for your next corporate function or a special celebration, the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney has a range of truly magnificent venues, offering a unique combination of historic sophistication and modern functionality. Located within the Sydney CBD and surrounded by lush green gardens and dramatic views of the Sydney skyline and Harbour, the Royal Botanic Garden is the perfect location for your next event.
Surrounded by private landscaped gardens and courtyards, our unique heritage venues allow you to create your own layout and design with flexible catering options. 

Marquee Function Locations

Choose between three breathtaking marquee locations that are sure to impress your guests.  Bennelong Lawn and Fleet Steps offer unobstructed views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, while the Rose Garden boasts a romantic setting surrounded by blooming roses.

Bennelong Lawn

Bennelong Lawn is an intimate marquee location, seated above the Sydney Opera House Forecourt and within the boundaries of the Royal Botanic Garden. Bennelong Lawn offers iconic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House and is arguably the most sought after marquee location in Sydney. 

Fleet Steps

Fleet Steps is the largest of the marquee sites offered by the Royal Botanic Garden & Domain Trust. It offers unsurpassed views of Sydney Harbour, the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the city skyline. These amazing views are complemented by the historic Fleet Steps, providing a stunning entrance for your guests upon arrival. The overall effect is one of grandeur that never fails to impress.

Rose Garden

A gorgeous marquee location surrounded by an abundance of roses with sweeping vistas of manicured lawns and gardens. Blooming from October through to May. 





Function room Cocktail Theatre Sit-down
Lions Gate Lodge 150 n/a 80
Palm House 120 80 80
Rose Garden Pavilion 80 n/a 40
Rose Garden Lawn (Marquee) 300 n/a 300
Maiden Theatre 120 80 60
Bennelong Lawn (Marquee) 450 n/a 250
Fleet Steps 800 n/a 550
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The Royal Botanical Gardens and Domain Trust 
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