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Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens

Open Now: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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A little Oasis.

Tucked away these gardens were a delight to stroll around. Lakes, fountains, bridges, a labyrinth... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melbourne Austalia
Orchid house

Betty the lady on duty delighted us with her knowledge and friendliness. A smallish area crammed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“orchid house”(135 reviews)
“chinese garden”(54 reviews)
“pleasant walk”(8 reviews)
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Elizabeth St, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4125 9700
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Tucked away these gardens were a delight to stroll around. Lakes, fountains, bridges, a labyrinth, Chinese garden and visited by four kookaburras on our walk. Orchid tea house is $2:50 includes a cuppa. Worth a walk around.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Betty the lady on duty delighted us with her knowledge and friendliness. A smallish area crammed wth so many sizes, colours and shapes - a must see at the Gardens.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are well maintained and very tranquil with lots of shady areas to enjoy the flora. More labelling of species would have been good.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Liz N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A modest collection, will look forward to visting again after the extensions are completed. Would be great if there were more plants fgor sale.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bernadette T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The greenhouse is full of amazing orchids and exotic plants. The small entrance fee includes a nice cup of tea as well. The exhibition is constantly changing, as they regularly replace the orchids which have stopped flowering with new species. The place is run by...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lorella L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely spot, centrally located and surprises at every turn. Loved the water feature. It was a big surprise.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank frasercoastrvpark
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Love the gardens..so calm and relaxing a great place to sit and breathe..takes away the stressors of life .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carolsR7487WL
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We walked into the HB Botanical Gardens, not knowing what we would find. To our surprise, it was laid out very well with lots of areas to explore, and all of them unique. There was even a chinese garden, and an aboriginal garden which showed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark_Blunden
Reviewed January 14, 2019

The Botanic Gardens are well worth a visit when you are in Hervey Bay. It is a very pleasant walk around the track and the huge number of turtles which live in the main pond are a real highlight.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mel1028
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Took our 5yo here to kill some time and were very impressed with everything! The gardens are lovely and interesting especially the Chinese garden area and the pond with loads of turtles, ducks and fish. Plenty of room to roam and for daughter to run...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 6, 2019|
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Response from Leah P | Reviewed this property |
The gardens are free to enter, though there is a small fee to see the orchid house but you are given a free cuppa and there are tables and chairs to sit at and relax for a bit. Hope this helps 😊
November 4, 2018|
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Response from Barb M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure as we didn't have a dog. Didn't see any either. Maybe on a lead.
October 26, 2018|
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Response from julie g | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, sorry! The day we visited it wasn't open, but it wasn't a Saturday. Try googling, it may tell you. Cheers