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Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

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Pleasant spot

On a very hot day today, it was pleasantly cool and virtually empty. Lovely spot, very well kept by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael C
Brisbane, Australia
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Regional Biodiversity on show in garden setting

South East Queensland and Northern NSW form one the world's biodiversity hotspots. These wonderful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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232 Ashmore Rd, Benowa, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5581 6984
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Reviewed 1 week ago

normally I love a botanical garden to get inspiration and ideas to take home but not this one. Its run by volunteers who are only interested in natives that are endangered species so if you have the space for a 20mt gumtree in your yard...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sally M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a very hot day today, it was pleasantly cool and virtually empty. Lovely spot, very well kept by Council.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

South East Queensland and Northern NSW form one the world's biodiversity hotspots. These wonderful botanic gardens showcase the regional flora from the montane areas of the Gold Coast's hinterland down through rainforests, open bushland to the coastal lowlands and mangroves. Recently installed interpretive signs show...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DBaguley
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This park is a hidden gem on the Gold Coast. It is stunningly beautiful in parts and has a fantastic circuit to walk or run, and it is also dog friendly! There is a section just for dogs to walk and play and run and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amberk137
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is the place to go if you need a place for the kids to burn off some energy. Cool play equipment and a big sun shade sail made it ideal on a summer morning. Nice wee walks available. Toilet facilities were clean although would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kitt3n
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This place is well worth a visit, lovely spot to enjoy a small walk around the gardens. Lots of places to have a rest if need be, and also to have a picnic. There is a park as well for the kids to play in....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JaxxRotorua
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is a small space compared to Capital City Gardens, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in charm. The walkways are built around and through the central lake, surrounded by Australian Native plants. There are ample seating areas, suitable for picnics...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PANTHER029
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I like to refer to this park as Rosser Park as one of the Gold Coast pioneering families left their land to the council to create a park for families and dogs. I was very disappointed when the name was changed to Botanic gardens with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank craigandjools
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The gardens are mostly native Australian plants, in a large area with a playground for kids. It's quite pleasant but doesn't compare with the gardens in Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne etc. because of the lack of colour. A nice way to spend an hour - watch...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Diedre_11
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Overall, Australia was an expensive vacation, but there were many free and enjoyable things to do like the city botanical garden (other high quality free activities were Burleigh Heads National Park and Hinze Dam). The gardens had a couple of well maintained pathways and a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris E
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6 August 2018|
Response from boobiespeach | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, They have a phone number on there Facebook page which is: 0413 440 404. Hope this helps. Enjoy this beautiful park! 🙂
Shaq M
28 April 2018|
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