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We stopped in to Malmsbury to check out the local cuisine. We were surprised at how lovely and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brighton, Australia
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Only just reviewing now even though visited 3 years ago. Great location near the historic viaduct... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Calder Hwy, Malmsbury, Victoria 3446, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to Malmsbury to check out the local cuisine. We were surprised at how lovely and inviting the botanical gardens were. We strolled around reading the history along the way and admiring the ducks and geese!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 531lynnem
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Only just reviewing now even though visited 3 years ago. Great location near the historic viaduct. Excellent spot for a picnic. Loved the lake

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Went Malmsbury for the viaduct and stayed for the garden. Small botanical garden with limited species of plants but it was enough to entertain little ones. A bridge to a little island is fun as were watching the Canadian Geese. The gravel path around the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adrianpowell00
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely quaint little garden complete with water birds. Horribly cold in July but hey that’s Victoria. If the cold doesn’t worry you give it a run.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ColinRosewarne
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Pleased to find the self guided walk leaflet, just by the car park, we set off for a lovely wander. The garden is quite historic, one of Victorias oldest and has some magnificent tree specimens. The disused fish hatchery and the rail viaduct are also...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 446leichhardt
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The recent rain has made the lake more alive - full of water and filled with ducks, geese and birds. Well manicured. Walking around will see history unfold! The fish hatchery, the old trees of >300 years, the lovely pine trees, .. Keep walking and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 371meiy
Reviewed 11 June 2017

These gardens, close to the village shopping precinct, feature a small lake with a small island, many water birds, large historic trees, a playground, picnic tables, seating, toilet block and well maintained walking paths. A great place for a family picnic. Towards the rear of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Malmsbury is a small village on the Calder Highway 100 km from Melbourne on the way to Bendigo. It is an ideal place to stop on the way and it's worth stopping to visit the lovely Botanic Gardens. The gardens were begun in the 1860s...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank beantony15
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My wife, 10month old daughter, and I spent the afternoon at the Malmsbury Botanic Gardens. We pushed the pram around the lake and sat by the Campaspe River and looked at the Railway Bridge. We then headed back to the main area of the park...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Peaceful and scenic indeed. Well tended by the looks and so peaceful. The lake is serene and birdlife very entertaining.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Amanda M
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