Located at the base of Willans Hill, the Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens are set over eight hectares. A mini zoo, children's adventure playground, free flight aviary and rainforest section are open to visitors. Other attractions include a Tree Chapel, Chinese Garden, Camellia and Cactus Gardens and Miniature Railway. The Miniature Railway operates the first and third Sunday of each month. The track runs through woodlands, a tunnel and over a bridge. Train rides operate between 10:30am and 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4pm. Covered footwear is essential to ride the trains. A kiosk and the Garden Court Restaurant are open for snacks and meals. The Garden Court Restaurant can cater for conferences. Covered electric barbecues are also available.