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Address: Gillies Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5320 5135
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This is a truely beautiful Garden of international standard. It includes the Prime Ministers Avenue with bust of Australia's Prime Ministers from the year of Federation (1901... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a truely beautiful Garden of international standard. It includes the Prime Ministers Avenue with bust of Australia's Prime Ministers from the year of Federation (1901). There are many beautiful, old and significant trees and many beautiful Statues truely worth seeing.

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent some time at the Ballarat Botanical Gardens recently. It’s a beautifully laid out grounds, well kept, clean and quite lovely. Lots of plants in bloom or coming in to bloom so it smelled wonderful. Excellent walking areas and green space for a picnic if you feel so inclined.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great afternoon strolling along the many paths to look at the plants and how they are place together to form this great garden. Lots of history and beautiful plants. We took our four legged friend along to keep us company.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gardens very manicure ,display of fox gloves and roses were lovely. Will revisit when the Begonia Festival is on. Enjoy the stroll down the avenue of our past Prime Ministers.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent, well maintained, interesting and loved the Sequoiadendrone. Prisoner of War Memorial a highlight. Young trees planted to ensure many, many years of enjoyment.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

as title, free to visit so no excuse for missing this lovely place. not large so visit lake Wendoree and the tram museum at the same time

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Botanical Gardens are one of the great sights of Ballarat Situated across the road from the stunning vista of Lake Wendouree the Gardens have wonderful collections of native plants and fine species of pines and gum trees. A perfect spot for a leisurely stroll or picnic!

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Junee, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gardens are beautiful. Tram rides in the garden and the Tram Museum all made for a great day out. Black swans nesting on Lake Wendooran made some excellent photos. Do yourself a favour and visit when in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time I went there you could hardly stand up cos of the wind but this time it was so peaceful. Loved the Avenue of PM's and the garden beds were full of healthy roses, hollyhocks etc. A delight

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Botanical Gardens has something for everyone,m. From the ancient fernery garden to the glass houses with immaculate statues. The more modern Begonia hot house is a picture perfect display, further along is the Prime Ministers Avenue which I can't think there is another one like it. Definitely better on a warm day but don't be put off if it's... More 

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