The Garden is the native plant garden of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust, which is also responsible for the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens and the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah.

The Australian Botanic Garden features themed gardens with BBQ and picnic facilities, a café/restaurant, walking tracks, visitors centre (which includes a plant nursery and gift shop), as well as interactive sculptures such as the Sundial of Human Involvement and the Federation Flower Maze. The Garden is home to the internationally significant scientific research facility, the Australian PlantBank.