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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

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“scones”(21 reviews)
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden sits on 252 hectares of land with 28 hectares open to the public and is home to 21,000 plants and 900 species. The Garden is the only botanic garden in the world in a World Heritage Area and is focused on the...more
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Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, New South Wales 2758, Australia
+61 2 4567 3000
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All reviews free entry scones bells line of road cool climate blue mountains plants and trees cafe restaurant autumn colours pack a picnic pie early spring beautiful flowers full bloom formal gardens nice restaurant water features couple of hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely Australuan bush atmosphere moulded into a botanic garden. Wollemi pines a plenty, proteas, lillies, shady trees, well kept walking paths. Wheelchair friendly. Not just Australian natives. Amazing views across the Grose Valley. Onsite cafe. Garden with electrc bbq's plenty of shaded seating and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank E3ISmeganr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have visited a number of botanical gardens but this was definitely the best one with repect to the interesting variety of plants and the spectacular layout and views.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SydneyConcordian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We last stopped here opportunistically in 2015 and have raved about the scones to our friends in the UK ever since. The venue, its location and the gardens remain fantastic, despite the very poor weather conditions in the Blue Mountains today (Sunday 6 January 2019)....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VereM_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reached here at the end of the day. I only just snuck in before they closed the visitor center and only had a short time to wander the gardens. It was early spring so that high in the mountains many of the spring flowers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kbecjeans
Reviewed November 25, 2018

I have been to Mount Tomah many times, at different times of year The weather can be brisk, but worth it to meander through the tracks of the garden

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank T6993KXdavidm
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Wonderful gardens with such a large variety with wonderful colours with different flowers showing with the change of the season. At present the rhododendrons, proteas and waratahs have a wonderful show but these are only just a few of the many plants displayed. There also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sue255060
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a wonderful place to see the amazing landscape of the Blue Mountains. There are stunning views from the observation platform as you arrive. It's as beautiful as some of the main sightseeing spots such as Echo Point in Katoomba, but far quieter and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed November 6, 2018

beautiful cold climate botanic garden that is a must during the winter months if you're visiting the blue mountains. BYO a picnic and enjoy!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nick F
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The scenery was very beautiful and decorations well thought out. The grazing table put on by the hosts was an abundance of deli foods and antipasto delights. The staff were friendly, food was delicious and the private section, spacious. I would recommend the Portager for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic example of the cool climate gardens in The Blue Mountains. Late in the year was my best experience

Date of experience: November 2017
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k c
February 9, 2017|
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Response from VistorExp | Property representative |
sorry for the delayed reply. yes you will need a car to visit us here or hire a bus between a group as many people do
Naomi R
June 29, 2016|
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Response from VistorExp | Property representative |
hello - sorry for the delayed response. you are best to drive to the gardens or arrange a bus between a group as there is no station here