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Ballarat Botanical Gardens

Address: PO Box 655, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5320 5135
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Ranked #4 of 18 Attractions in Ballarat
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Seaton, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

a lovely walk around the botanical gardens my in laws took me and my partner around and i have a disability and found it quite easy to walk around lots of benches if you find a pretty spot to sit a lose an hour or two very pretty

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Lovely place to wander through at any time of the day. Plenty to look at and admire. Also good for some lovely photos.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

These botanical gardens in Ballarat are always a fabulous place to walk around and experience the extraordinary variety of flowering shrubs, trees, so well designed and I always enjoy seeing anything new or different.

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Melbourne
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

There's more than just the usual flowers, trees and shrubs, with a sensory garden, statues, hot-house, fernery and the Prime Ministers Avenue.

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Ballarat, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I think the Ballarat gardens near Lake Wendouree are on a par with the best Melbourne has to offer and the Statues including the Prime Ministers Walk are unique. The gardens are immaculately kept. We visited on the ANZAC Day holiday and there was a red poppy display. The Conservatory was still lush with begonias. Also unique is the Adam... More 

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Sydney
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82 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I've seen many Botanical Gardens and I was delighted with those in Ballarat. They bring a well needed greenery into an otherwise dry and dull city. An oasis, peaceful, restful and interesting. A highlight of our visit.

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Ayr, Australia
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30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The gardens are extensive, with wide paths for strolling enjoying the vistas. The avenue of Prime Ministers is interesting and informative. Lots of little hidden gems to explore and discover. Lovely to see the outside spaces being used by family groups.

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Gardens are pretty and interesting. Prime ministers walk was really interesting. A lovely way to spend a couple of hours meandering around.

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Adelaide, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We spent a beautiful morning strolling around the garden, well worth it. Nice little coffee shop across the road with a beautiful view of the lake

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Childers Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

What else is there to say. The gardens are always worth a visit. I've been going there for years and still love them

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