The 5 acre property on the shores of Lake Joondalup, Perth’s metropolitan bushland, adjacent Yellagonga Regional Park was purchased in 1971 and work on the garden commenced in 1974. With incredible vision and unwavering passion they embarked on the seven year project, hand shovelling one thousand tonnes of organic waste, seven hundred tonnes of limestone and planting thousands of plants, more than 500 species in total. The truly extraordinary transformation of sand and scrubland into the stunning waterways and gardens seen today can be viewed in picture form next time you visit the Wanneroo Botanic Gardens.
The Puiks celebrated the Garden’s official opening in 1981 and this magical landscape, over almost 4 decades later, continues to facilitate the creation of happy memories for countless families; welcoming innumerable international and interstate Guests.
Each year more than 300,000 Guests enjoy a meal at Leapfrogs, visit the Magic of Christmas lighting display or experience the Gardens while playing mini golf; making it one of the most frequented tourist attractions in the region.