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Malmsbury Botanic Gardens

Calder Hwy, Malmsbury, Victoria 3446, Australia
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idilic wander in the garden

Pleased to find the self guided walk leaflet, just by the car park, we set off for a lovely wander... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
446leichhardt
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Small but inviting and full of history

The recent rain has made the lake more alive - full of water and filled with ducks, geese and... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Mei Y
,
Nullagine, Australia
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“toilet block” (2 reviews)
“picnic tables” (2 reviews)
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Calder Hwy, Malmsbury, Victoria 3446, Australia
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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

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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

Thank Mei Y
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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

Thank Lynne M
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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

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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

Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

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

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

These are lovely gardens that are perfect for lounging, walking the dog or general meandering. They really come alive during Malmsbury markets and the annual Fayre. They are located near the local swimming spot, town hall, a playground and Moto Bean coffee roasters so definitely...More

Thank Eliza S
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Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

We got some takeaway lunch at the malmsbury bakery and came here for lunch. Has a nice small playground enclosed with a fence which is handy so you know the kids aren't going to chase a duck onto the lake or anything. We feed the...More

Thank Anna R
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Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Popped in to this picturesque little country town....the annual fayre was on...got some yummy food from various stalls and a nice iced lemonade from mitch's lemonade...went for a wander throughout the gardens...the bridge was closed...easy drive up the calder freeway...

Thank Jimmy M
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Not sure what the budget for maintaining this reserve is. Trees are dying. Toilets were disgusting. Fixtures eg. Bridge out of order

1  Thank James S
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