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Ballarat Botanical Gardens

PO Box 655, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5320 5135
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Ranked #5 of 21 Attractions in Ballarat
Type: Gardens
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Busselton, Western Australia, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The colours, scents and well maintained gardens are a must for and offers something for one and all,from Prime Ministers Avenue to the Conservatory to the Statuory Exhibition this is up there with the best Australia has to offer.

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Brisbane, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

After a visit to the lake, who would not visit the botanical gardens sitting right across the street from the lake!? We had a quick visit to take macro photographs and we were not disappointed! There was plenty to enjoy around the garden beds and the greenhouse. We just lacked the time to thoroughly study the botany and flora so... More

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Even in poor weather this is a place not to be missed. Surprisingly large and easy to walk through. A peaceful change to the busier areas of town

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We took advantage of some wonderful October weather and enjoyed a lovely walk around the gardens and Lake Wendouree close by. Well maintained gardens and lovely memorial.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Very neat and spacious grounds, flowers blooming everywhere, need to be there prior to 5pm has gift shop and information centre was closed by the time we reached that section.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Surprised with this one. It's a bit rundown, have visited this gardens many times over the years, very run down.

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Senior Contributor
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22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by this lovely garden and the fact that every thing was in flower was an added bonus. A lot of care, time and love obviously goes into the maintenance of these gardens and it makes for a lovely stroll after our vigorous walk around lake Wendouree.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The gardens are very well designed with a combination of large trees and garden beds. Other features including the Australian Ex POW Memorial complete an outstanding Botanic venue

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Penrith, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Beautiful place to relax have a picnic , wander around the lake. Have a picnic go to Pipers café, visit the Tram Museum, go for a ride on a tram. People walking their fluffies, kids playing everywhere , it really is paradise in Ballarat !!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Definately go here they are beautiful plus there is a great Rotary play equipment for kids, the trees are out of this world and same with flowers very well done.

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