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Ballarat Botanical Gardens

Gillies Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5320 5135
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Absolutely stunning

Congratulations to the curators - this is one of the best Botanical Gardens I have seen and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sam H
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Ballarat, Australia
Autumn colours

Enjoyed our stroll through the gardens this morning. Lovely autumn colours. Good signage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sarah h
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Melbourne, Australia
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Gillies Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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+61 3 5320 5135
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Congratulations to the curators - this is one of the best Botanical Gardens I have seen and the true hard work and dedication in maintaining such an establishment should be commended.

Thank Sam H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our stroll through the gardens this morning. Lovely autumn colours. Good signage. Wheelchair friendly. Plenty of parking.

Thank sarah h
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful garden. We discovered it while exploring after breakfast, enticed by the big arch and glass structure. Definitely worth a look. A lot of time and effort has, and continues to be put into the gardens. There is a little craft shop dedicated to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely Botanic Garden. It has numerous pretty flowers and it had lots of monuments and statues, modern and old. The Floral Clock was a hit, It was gorgeous with all the flowere and the plants. The clock works well. I liked the...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place wa alive with colour and people. Does not take long to walk around but worth the journey.

Thank SLJ05
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We visited the gardens in April and the Begonias had just about finished but there were still a lot of flowers around. We loved the Prime Minister walk and also the Ex POW memorial. It was a perfect autumn day and the gardens looked beautiful

Thank KezzaT2014
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Stunning display . Gardens also feature many well labelled trees. Oaks and Redwoods particularly. Beautiful flowers beds too.

Thank 529grahamr
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Ballarat Botanical Gardens have something to offer at any season. My visit in early autumn was colourful with flower displays and falling leaves. All garden beds and paths are immaculately maintained. There is a great big greenhouse and lots of interesting statues, including busts of...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the gardens when they had the Bergonia festival which I believe is still running. The gardens are well laid out with some lovely statues, locals tend to walk their dogs here. The Bergonia were in a room maybe a hothouse not sure, but...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Visited with my wife and South Australian friends, range of colours unbelievable and all in superb condition. Well worth the visit.

Thank Stan H
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binus21
28 March 2018|
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Response from tracy6333 | Reviewed this property |
Its is a beautiful place for a picnic, Or you will find places to eat at around the lake
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DianneWalshy
20 March 2018|
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Response from SMTas | Reviewed this property |
The festival is held on the March long weekend so is over for this year. The dates next year should be 9-11 March 2019.
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aciamax
17 March 2018|
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Response from ppow49 | Reviewed this property |
And of course there are all the previous prime ministers.
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