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Machattie Park is a little oasis right in the heart of Bathurst Fantastic in summ or on hot days... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
heath2017
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Bathurst, Australia
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Winter festival was well worth a look

We came to Bathurst for the winter festival light show and were not disappointed. The laser show is... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
David W
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Machattie Park is a little oasis right in the heart of Bathurst Fantastic in summ or on hot days the big old trees are always cool to sit under and the kids love exploring the park or simply feeding the ducks

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank heath2017
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We came to Bathurst for the winter festival light show and were not disappointed. The laser show is not as spread out as in Sydney, focused as it is on the Courthouse building but it was as good as anything we saw during "Vivid". They...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Our beautiful historical park with wonderful shade areas, ponds and fountains. A great place to have a picnic or just to meandre through and enjoy its many vistas.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JAJAYtravellers
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Not just a walk in any park. The ducks were delightful, the ferns were foliferous, but the begonias were absolutely brilliant. We were indeed fortunate with the timing.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Lost_in_oztonight
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

Hats off to the staff in this park it is so beautiful the green house for the begonia flowers is sensational Take a walk around it’s a great spot

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Rustyonew
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The duck pond in the park really was the highlight lots of them to see but the water was a little dirty and smelly. Could be some more seating available but a few could be seen throughout the park. Went into the begonia house and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank bluestreek
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Amazing collection of Begonias on display in the Begonia house.in bathurst.dont forget to take your camera..

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Carol H
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Such a beautiful park for everyone, in all seasons. Very well kept by the gardeners/ground keepers. Just so peaceful and relaxing.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank iljohnston0
Reviewed December 1, 2017

We often come here to sit, maybe with a sandwich to eat and watch the ducks, also our dog is allowed here and so far hasn't managed to chase anything.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank glenalicefarm
Reviewed November 20, 2017

We had a lovely walk along the river. We met some lovely people who seemed so friendly. What a lovely city is Bathurst

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Arthur P
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