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Ballarat Botanical Gardens

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Address: PO Box 655, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5320 5135
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The gardens in Ballarat are beautiful but my favourite part is the avenue of Prime Ministers busts, the kids and I enjoy strolling along the path reading their names and what date... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Ballarat, Australia
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Ballarat, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The gardens in Ballarat are beautiful but my favourite part is the avenue of Prime Ministers busts, the kids and I enjoy strolling along the path reading their names and what date they led our country. If you come to Ballarat don't miss this path in the Botanical Gardens.

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Mumbai
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The Ballarat Botanical Gardens is a brilliant place to visit. The gardens are lovely and well-maintained. I especially loved the walk with the Prime Minister's statue. It was a lovely relaxing afternoon at the Gardens and I'd go back again anytime I could.

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

Beautiful gardens , well maintained with manicured garden beds. There is the conservatory with it's statues, the busts of Australia's Prime Ministers and the craft shop and a big clean toilet block with hot water.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A fantastic place to vist at any time of year. The begoina festival is famous and worth the trip on the March long weekend. But there is always something botanical of interest, and the Prime Minister statue walks is certainly worth lingering over.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Botanic Gardens at Ballarat are on the western edge of Lake Wendouree. So, whether you're interested in the flowers, (incuding a stunning display of begonias every March for the Begonia Festival), the range of endemic and exotic trees, the great children's playground, browsing through the craft cottage or lazing on the lawns, there is plenty to do. While there... More 

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Perth, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Ballarat Botanical gardens are always lovely. As they are next to the nice large Lake Wendouree theres more than just flowers to see. The Prime Ministers walk is interesting and you can see the PMs that arent well known. I have always found the gardens to be clean, safe and neat. The flowers are always well maintained and looks good.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It's a great spot to relax, walk and kill some time. We liked the rows of prime ministers busts. The gardens are very neat and tidy. There was no display in the glass house when we visited. The fernery is quite run down and needs some attention. The marble statues are quite stunning.

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Just a typical garden, lovely walking areas and great water feature. Well worth a visit even if it's to get out of the hotel and breathe some air. Plenty of lovely places to sit and veg out. The glass house was full of people , having a coffee or chatting, nice place to visit

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Very peaceful for a stroll through, and also lots of archways and winding paths, making for very pretty photos. Well worth a visit if time permits.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Australia has some of the finest botanical gardens in the world, the one in Ballarat is rich with legacies. If nothing else visit the Prime Ministers Avenue and certainly sit in the conservatory.

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