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Floriade

Address: Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia
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Ranked #28 of 138 things to do in Canberra
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Festival of flowers. Entertainment, arts and crafts and gourmet food.
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: Festival of flowers. Entertainment, arts and crafts and gourmet food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I visited Floriade for the first time this year and found it spectacular. If you love flowers then this is an event for you. Great for kids and adults alike. Will look at trying to get back there again this year as we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves . (Might even take hubby this time)😋

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Not to be missed experience when visiting Canberra in September-October. The flowers are beautiful, well tended and the colours are magnificent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is a very popular experience, especially for the older people. The gardens are magnificent but they do need to be seen from a height so that you get the full effect. There is a fair amount of walking required so it can be difficult for some but there are wheelchairs available for hire. Also you need to visit Floriade... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Definitely worth a visit if you're in Canberra around this time. There is also the option of going at night, which means you really can't see the flower displays properly but there are clever lighting displays instead. I'd probably say if you're only going to be in Canberra for a short time, choose daytime for preference. The stalls near the... More 

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Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A must see for visitors during Sept/Oct annually. Heaps of tulips and other displays and best of all, it's free. Daily entertainment on Stage 88 a bonus.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

It never came close to the hype created around it. It looks like a community fun fair with some flowers thrown in. I enjoyed it for first time but the activities are not special and available anywhere. Could get some decent clicks though

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Floriade is definitely something worth going, the flowers are awesome! However, personally I think the night show is really a waste of money, as you're there to enjoy the colourful flowers in the daytime not pay to watch boring lights at the evening, since all the stalls and programmes are going on in the daytime as well. Do note that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

lovely display, worth multiple trips each season. free petting farm for kids is always a hit, and fairy floss! lovely local sellers with their wares. I did find one night ticket was worth it each season or displays, shows etc.

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Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I've been here the last 3 years I have been in Canberra and still look forward to it every year. What a great way to welcome spring! Canberra gets quite cold in Winter and people hide inside so it's always welcoming seeing so many people outside! Floriade is just flowers everywhere. Pretty flowers. I recommend paying to go to see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The flower exhibits at Floriade are simply breathtaking. Better to go a couple of weeks after opening rather than right at the start of the period as we found a lot of the tulips hadn't opened yet. The accompanying markets were quite good too although I have to say that not everything was particularly cheap. Definitely worth a visit if... More 

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