Friday 25 February, 2022 to
Saturday 26 February, 2022


Note: this garden is open on Friday and Saturday.



$10 Adults/$6 Students/Under 18 free

Please note  (due to COVID-19 protocols):

  • Tickets can be booked and pre-paid online via TryBooking. We also accept payment on each day of the opening.
  • Visitors over the age of 16 must be double vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption. 
  • Entry via payment at the gate will also be accepted.
  • Sustainable practices are important to OGV, therefore where possible please either print your own garden notes or save them for viewing on your mobile device.

Booking link - via TryBooking

Garden Notes

Delgany Map

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Open to the public for the first time since its’ re-development as a private estate in 2004, Delgany was built around 1925 as the holiday residence of Western District grazier Harold Armytage (of Como Toorak).

Built of local and Mount Gambier limestone and set in 3.6 hectares of Heritage listed gardens; Delgany is a haven for owners, native birds and wildlife.

The garden features many mature trees including Cypress, a bosque of Moonahs and Eucalypts in a landscape setting. Sitting high on the hill there are expansive borrowed vistas through to the Bay and to the Ocean beach sand dunes and across Porstea golf course.

Formal gardens surround the Castle building. A mature olive grove and olive hedges around the property provide an annual bounty for owners.

Delgany is classified by the National Trust, listed on the Victorian Heritage Register and has a Heritage Overlay with the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council.

John Patrick was the garden designer and worked there in 2006, 2013 and 2021.

Please note:

  • There'll be a coffee cart and gelati van on site
  • Cellist, Robert Ekselman, will be playing Bach on Saturday afternoon
  • public toilets are opposite next to pier, approx. 200m
  • Parking is on Pt Nepean Rd and Back Beach Rd


Garden Notes

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