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Address: Gillies Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5320 5135
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Beautiful gardens, amazing statues.

Gardens are very well tendered with amazing trees and garden beds. Best time to visit is during the Begonia Festival Time (March) when the begonias are out in full bloom. Truly a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Ballarat, Australia
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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Gardens are very well tendered with amazing trees and garden beds. Best time to visit is during the Begonia Festival Time (March) when the begonias are out in full bloom. Truly a sight to see. Suggest not going there in winter or on cold days as it can become very uncomfortably cold and you will not enjoy it as much

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

beautiful garden with a path with memory of all prime ministers of Australia. green enough to recall the heaven. never forgettable

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Kyabram, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The gardens are kept so beautiful, clean and tidy. There is a lot to see along the pathways. The prisoner of war memorial is a must to visit.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Lot of swans, birds at the lake and a big children playground. Wonderful scene! Plenty of parking space and toilet surrounding.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We loved visiting and exploring this beautiful park. From the grand entry , meandering paths, luxuriant shade trees, avenue of Prime Ministers' busts, and other mind blowing marble statues these gardens should be on every visitors to do list. Better still, it is free and you can even take a picnic lunch with you to enjoy whilst relaxing on anyone... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

So much to see and do in the Ballarat Botanical Garden, it is a beautiful place. On a cold sun shining day it was just lovely to sit and enjoy the Atrium and flower surrounds, a photographers dream!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lovely gardens adjacent to Lake Wendoree. Stunning avenues of massive redwoods and other huge trees; a spectacular display of flowers in the greenhouse and the interesting avenue of Prime Ministers. Even on a cold (but still and sunny) Ballarat morning in winter this was a delight.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

No matter what season it is if you enjoy a relaxing walk and you are in Ballarat go and visit the Botanical Gardens. Very serene, a wonderful place to loose yourself and relax

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Take a stroll through these beautifully presented gardens, glasshouse & fernery, have a laugh at the heads of the country, see if your surname is in the thousands and thousands of names on the war memorial, if the tram is operating take a short ride for the cost of loose change, support the volunteers that keep these old trams running... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

the Begonia's are stunning and lots of activities for children and adults. Popular for many years now. the festival boasts a parade on the last day.

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Address: Gillies Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5320 5135
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat

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