The Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden was established in 1993 to research, conserve and promote the wider appreciation of Australia’s arid zone flora. Located on the shores of Upper Spencer Gulf with spectacular views to the ancient Flinders Ranges, the Garden showcases a diverse collection of arid zone habitats in a picturesque setting of more than 250 hectares.
- to provide a facility for the conservation of a collection of Australia’s arid zone flora, including threatened species and plant communities
- to increase popular and scientific understanding of the arid zone environment through education on a regional, national and international level
- to promote arid zone plants by fostering appreciation and research into their special qualities and horticultural potential