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Castlemaine Botanical Gardens

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Long weekend stay

Beautiful gardens with info on trees, walking/bike path. Amazing flowers and gardens. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diamond Creek, Australia
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Cup weekend

Nice shaded walk around the gardens with many floral displays. Adequate amenities and great kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Downes Road, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens with info on trees, walking/bike path. Amazing flowers and gardens. Great playground for kids and families. Grass and bbq for picnics

Thank rday78
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice shaded walk around the gardens with many floral displays. Adequate amenities and great kids playground and picnic areas

Thank Dagalong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Bus Trip to Castlemaine included a visit to the Botanical Gardens. One of the best we have ever visited. Very peaceful also with the large Lake. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Glen23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Botanical gardens is about 900 m walking distance from the train station. Across from gardens is the "The Mill". Old wooden mills which is worth visiting with, Small goods, Shedshaker, Das Kaffehaus, Vintage bazaar , art space .Back to the gardens- stroll through the gardens...More

Thank Erika C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous spring flowers but didn't have sufficient time to walk extensively around. Can't comment further as didn't see all that much.

Thank CharlesG101
Reviewed 13 October 2018

These Gardens are constantly being upgraded and are popular with the public for picnics. Very well maintained.

Thank Crawford M
Reviewed 10 October 2018

A lovely walk and a beautiful park. Some great species of trees. The lake can be a little stinky sometimes

Thank mnmgirlau
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Brought the kids here for a play in the great playground in the centre of the gardens and on the walk was amazed by the flora and fauna on site. The amazing trees that have been there for over a century and was great how...More

Thank stewartv72
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely big area, great for walking, pushing kids in peaks or walking dogs. Great boho kids playground.

Thank TheHallFamily2014
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Pleasant gardens. Plenty of space to roam and run around. We were lucky to see masses of ducklings and spring blooms when we visited. Looked like it had a popular playground for kids

Thank Multimuffin
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