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Situated in a former sand quarry, the garden reflects the wide expanse of country Australia, the heathlands, woodlands, wetlands, rock escarpments and deserts with their diverse plant species. 45 km south east of Melbourne; opened in May 2006 covers 363 hectares. Wide meandering paths, strong...More
The gardens are beautiful and it’s a lovely walk around. The downside is the staff are so rude. The bus that goes around the gardens was about to drive into my daughter and I, to get out of the way the only place we could...More
Visited here for the first time. There is the “Australian Garden” and this is surrounded by parkland and 10 kms+ of walking tracks. Entry is free. While we just went for the walk, there are dozens of places to sit down and relax and have...More
We didn’t see any but had a wonderful visit on a beautiful spring afternoon. Enjoyed a light lunch with a good selection of Australian fare at the cafe before a walk around the Australian Gardens. Good selection of native fauna that varies with each season....More
This is a regular school holiday outing particularly in the spring/summer. It is absolutely gorgeous, stunning gardens and a fabulous walking track meandering through the park. There is also a lovely rock pool for the kids to wade in.
Before describing all the things we enjoyed I'll note a couple of not wonderful things.
I'll own up also to always checking other reviews on places - but I read the ones that score 1/5 or terrible - to see what caused people so much...More
With young children in tow we visited these gardens, expecting pretty much the same as other gardens, green lawns, manicured garden beds and plants that never look like the ones you have at home.
What we found was plenty of space, very Australian plants in...More
This Australian 'bush' garden in its original state! Is amazing. It also has, what I like to refer to as "the red garden" a must see. I find the gardens very relaxing and peaceful. A great place to walk around, there is even a lookout....More
Thanks for the tips guys. I did call the information centre and the fire that was there a couple weeks ago only really affected the South Gippsland Hwy around the corner. Botanical Gardens completely unaffected. Saw a couple... More
Thanks for the tips guys. I did call the information centre and the fire that was there a couple weeks ago only really affected the South Gippsland Hwy around the corner. Botanical Gardens completely unaffected. Saw a couple of snakes though - the staff were busy trying to catch one!