You will be free to wander around the spacious gardens and grounds, and will have the chance to view the old fountain, as well as the old horse hitching post under the massive Moreton Bay Fig tree.
In addition during each of these first Fridays in the month, the Friends of the Botanic Gardens will be conducting garden tours between 10.45 am and 11.45 am, with the added good news that they are free.
However, you will need to book a place by phoning Government House on 8203 9800 as the overall tour numbers are limited for each tour to a maximum of 15 people with three guides available, so an overall number being 45 people having the opportunity to enjoy these magnificent gardens. Tours will not be run on days when the maximum is expected to reach 36 degrees celsius or above.
The spacious grounds of Government House boast some wonderful plant species including the striking palm trees either side of the front porch of the house called Washingtonia filifera, which date from the 1890s.
The specific dates for your diary are Friday 4th November, Friday 2nd December, Friday 6th January (2023), Friday 3rd February, Friday 3rd March and finally Friday 14th April ( second Friday in month due to the first being Good Friday).
So what are you waiting for - get out the picnic basket, rug and delicious food and beverage and imagine for a couple of hours the grounds belong to you!