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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, New South Wales 2758, Australia
+61 2 4567 3000
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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah, Australia’s highest botanic garden. The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is on a 1,000 metre basalt-capped peak in World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains. Beautiful landscaped gardens with spectacular mountain wilderness views and a world class collection of 48,000 cool climate plants. The Garden also offers the Jungle Lodge accommodation for secluded stays with access to the Garden after hours. The Garden includes the historic ‘Jungle’ area of conserved pristine Blue Mountains rainforest and a wilderness area in total encompassing 252 hectares. The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is the largest tourist attraction on the northern side of the mountains and is an important historical site.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, New South Wales 2758, Australia
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+61 2 4567 3000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Much more relaxed experience than a Sydney park and a nice drive out. kids can play hide and seek and explore in safety in gardens. We thought about eating lunch in the restaurant but the prices were very steep so we skipped this. Very good...More

Thank KarlottaMargarita
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I visited the Botanical Gardens & decided to have lunch there. We ordered Cauliflower soup & King Trout. You would expect the soup to be served with a slice of bread or bread roll but nope the soup alone was $21. King...More

Thank Dhruma
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We will be sure to pass on your feedback to the restaurant management. We hope you enjoyed your day in the Garden

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to stop or even come for the day! Gorgeous gardens, so much to see, great for those who love to walk. There is a beautiful cafe which looks over the mountains! A highly recommend this as a day out for couples or...More

Thank Ally M
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Ally for visiting us and for your lovely review. We hope to see you in The Garden's again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the Botanic Gardens on a short tour in the Blue Mountains and were surprised to find it at such a high altitude. It was very quiet on the day we visited so parking was easy. There is no entrance fee. We had...More

Thank sunseeker2020
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are glad you had a lovely time at The Garden. As part of our 30th Birthday celebrations we are making some improvements to your Garden so there is some construction and work being done at the moment all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here many times, but this was our first winter visit. It was a sunny day but cold, but we found that we warmed up quickly once we started walking. There are plenty of places for picnic lunches and there are also barbecue...More

Thank Cathy B
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review Cathy and happy anniversary, we are so glad you spent it with us! Make sure you visit August 19-27 if you are wanting to see the daffodils as we celebrate them across the garden

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very attractive garden for people interested in temperate climate plants native to Australia and from other countries. Not only is the garden full of beautiful plants big and small, its view to the mountain ranges surrounding the garden is breathtaking. Easy to...More

Thank BluebirdOverRainbow
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow thank you so much for your incredible review, we could not have said it better ourselves! We do hope we see you for the winter though too...it's pretty magical when teh hills are covered in flowers

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting there is part of the magic - travelling across the Blue Mountains to Mount Tomah. And then there is the famous, pre-historic pine - the Wollemi. They have several examples here, some right by the entrance. A wonderful setting in which to display trees,...More

Thank David S
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow thank you David for you fabulous review and your wonderful headline! Yes the Wollemi is very special isn't it - we are waiting patiently for it to flower now

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went at the end of May, in the late afternoon. Beautiful gardens, very pleasant to just stroll around and enjoy the mountain air, tall trees and flowers. Relaxing and peaceful.More

Thank Ann C
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Ann. It is such a lovely time of year and yes being the only Botanic Garden in the world in the middle of a World Heritage Area the air is particularly fresh! We hope you visit again soon as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the botanic gardens in the blue mountains and what a lovely place. The gardens are amazing, especially during autumn. Check it out if you are in the blue mountains.

Thank hartland2004
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for you wonderful review, we really appreciate it. Yes while Autumn is very special here you should see our other seasons! please visit again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful garden a the top of the mountain. Went in may and the maple tress are very nice. Entry is free.

Thank yawn17
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and your lovely review. Yes the maples are stunning at the end of Autumn aren't they? We hope we see you again

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k c
is it possible to get from Katoomba to the botanical gardens other than renting a car?
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
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Naomi R
has anyone got the train to the botanical gardens @ Mt Tomah?
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
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