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Stokes Bay Bush Garden

1511 Stokes Bay Rd, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 8 8559 2244
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Large Bush Garden

Struggling with water shortages (very dry summer with late winter rains in 2018); dam was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bryan S
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Adelaide, Australia
What dedication

Second visit and I still cannot get over the dedication and hard work of the wonderful couple who... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Max B
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1511 Stokes Bay Rd, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Struggling with water shortages (very dry summer with late winter rains in 2018); dam was exhausted. A garden of this size requires continual work to maintain. Well worth a look.

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Second visit and I still cannot get over the dedication and hard work of the wonderful couple who run this place. Not for everyone but if you are interested in and or want to learn more about Australian native plants a really fabulous collection. I...More

Thank Max B
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

This garden was a beautiful little discovery. Even in summer when not at its best, it is a lovely sojourn and walk through a garden which really gives an understanding of the flora of KI and Australia. All the trees, shrubs and bushes are labelled...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

We spent a couple of hours wandering through the bush garden (with 3 teenage boys who all loved it). The flowers were spectacular and there were lots of birds. The array of plants was extraordinary. The owner was lovely and friendly. A very pleasant afternoon...More

Thank Maria W
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

A privately owned garden and surrounds that is well looked after. Photography opportunities are around every corner with bees and birds making their own sounds as you sit on one of the benches and listen. a truly magical place -

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

This garden is a private collection of more than I think 3000 different types of Australian plants and flowers. This is the result of more than 30 years of collection and it's just beautiful! It is also all categorised and all plants have a number...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

This amazing place was 100% worth a visit. There are hundreds of plants, all labelled - what a labour of love! The flowers were all beautiful and many very unusual varieties. I'm not really a native plant person, but this place astounded. You meander through...More

Thank Stephanie B
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

We have now visited in the height of summer and late winter/early spring. Always something to see if you take the time to look. Different flowers, textures and vistas make for an enjoyable walk discovering how many species are here. A plant lovers paradise. There...More

Thank Yvonne C
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

This bush garden is just off the road to Stokes Bay. There is a car park, and then an entry up a gradual slope and dirt path to a house where we are met by the owners. As we only have a short time, they...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy Australian native plants then this garden has an amazing array of Plant species native, endemic and introduced bush plants in one place. All up there are more than 1400 different plants on display and if you pick the right month many of...More

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