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George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

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“tropical plants”(21 reviews)
“rainforest area”(10 reviews)
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Take a walk through the historic Gardens and experience rainforest, mangroves and open woodlands. Highlights include the waterfall, the playground with its treehouse, the cafe as well as the self-guided multimedia tree walk. Facebook: George Brown...more
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Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8999 4418
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All reviews tropical plants rainforest area different areas cafe on site information centre dry season great coffee nice walk worth a visit great cafe few hours bird life couple of hours mindil beach cyclone tracy top end stroll
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of walkways and some fountains and a waterfall. It was very warm when we went but there were plenty of shaded areas. Highlight for us was a magnificent poinciana tree. Lovely little cafe and plenty of picnic spots. Well worth a visit.

Thank Gwen J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several small visits to these gardens and we were finding a little escape with different foliage to home

Thank 56waynel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of several Gardens we visited on our travels and was not overshadowed. Fairly large area and a diverse range of tropical & sub-tropical species on display. There is also a kids playground area plus a Cafe on site. All in all a really nice...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loving the new prehistoric creatures now lurking in amongst the trees and plants at the Gardens. Great place to bring picnic lunch (there is a cafe on site) and let the kids run free & enjoy climbing .

Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here on our last morning before leaving. We should have gone more than once! There were an amazing number of birds and some nice snakes in trees. There were childrens' activities and a childrens' garden, nice for little ones. I also saw a...More

Thank 42golf56_9
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of interesting plants in this garden! Great design and well maintained! Desert rose, boab ,coconut ... Great amenities provided in the garden and the visitor center ! Free map,infromaiton booklet , free fridge magnets...Recommend to drop off at the visitor center first for...More

Thank aus_lulu1010
Reviewed 2 November 2018

If you love nature, visit Darwin's George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens. It's not too big but enough for a slow tranquil walk through the natural habitat. It's two kilometres from Darwin city centre; 30 mins walk or 7 mins by car. Their The Conservatory is...More

Thank Joy M
HelenP3054, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks for your review Joy M. Eva's Café will be changing their times and days when opening though due to Wet Season starting here in Darwin. The Conservatory (local artists work) is open daily except for Tuesday and Wednesday's. At the moment we only have...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

I went to the garden primarily to bird watch but enjoyed the lovely setting. A fairly short taxi ride from downtown Darwin.

Thank marydeetravels
HelenP3054, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks for your review marydeetravels. Hope you were able to see the birdlife while you were in the Gardens.

Reviewed 21 October 2018

We went to the garden several times during our stay in Darwin. Our main purpose for going was bird watching. The garden offers a wide variety of floristic habitats that attract a diverse assemblage of birds. However, even if we had not been bird watching...More

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HelenP3054, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks for your review Art H. Happy you were able to come more than once to the Gardens! Hope you were able to see plenty of birdlife and could appreciate all the hard work our small team do to look after the Gardens. After Cyclone...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

We pulled into the car park and just went for a wander not knowing where we were going. The gardens are just beautifully laid out and easy to navigate and there i something for everyone. We followed a path up to the produce garden because...More

Thank Lorraine L
HelenP3054, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thanks for your review Lorraine L. So glad you enjoyed the Gardens and can see how everyone can find something to do here. Always look forward to seeing people and having a chat with them so they can enjoy their experience here in the Gardens....More

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