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George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8999 4418
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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 Darwin Botanic Gardens.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tropical plants” (21 reviews)
“rainforest area” (10 reviews)
“different areas” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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+61 8 8999 4418
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Reviewed yesterday

Very beautiful place for a walk during the day, the variety of trees and flowers was very surprising for us. It is great place to walk around and just enjoy the beauty of it all. In some areas you could feel the tempature drop by...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a easy place to get around. Bring water and food to snack on. A lot of walking but worth it. Shade and sitting area are all over the place. Well kept and worth going to. Take the family as you can let the...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good free option to stop in. Well presented. You can take as much time as you like. Looks like they are always working to improve.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed walking through the various tropical vegetation areas including the wide variety of boab trees. Make sure to first visit the orientation building for an overview of the gardens

Thank Pierre664
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These gardens are beautiful and well maintained and set out. There is something for everyone to enjoy here, young and old. There is still evidence of the damage caused for the recent cyclone but it is obvious that the staff are doing what they can...More

Thank Rachael951
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxing evening with children exploring where the tracks were leading to and where they ended up, with a surprise waterfall! In the end we all made it to the carpark, however. Worth a visit to tune out from the city buzz.

Thank Krakonosh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful place and not somewhere you can rush. We allowed an hour and could have spent three but the Mindil market beckoned...

Thank gourmetswine
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This delightful botanic garden close to the centre of Darwin is ideal if you fancy a walk in lovely, peaceful surroundings and at the same time seeing some of the amazing indigenous plants. We went twice, once as part of a guided tour and again...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to walk around earlier in the day, as it can be hot and steamy. The map is a bit confusing and the sensory garden wasn’t sign posted. Not the most spectacular place but had a great playground for kids.

Thank Helen H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens are well signed. The display of plants is wonderful. Paths are well made, important for we seniors. We had a delicious light lunch at the cafe. volunteers available to conduct tours.More

Thank ijdrysdale7
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Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ijdrysdale7. Walk Darwin conduct a variety of tours at the Gardens and the staff have been working really hard after Cyclone Marcus came through in March to make sure visitors have a good experience. We are happy you had an...More

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Hi Pam, To book in a Segway Tour provided by Segway Tours NT on any day of the week- simply contact Jim on 0417 781 178. If you need information on our other services provided, do check out our Facebook page :)
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3 June 2015|
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