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“a great place to escape”

Geelong Botanical Gardens
Ranked #2 of 66 things to do in Geelong
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Geelong, Australia
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“a great place to escape”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

we love coming to the gardens, it always seems cooler in here, the old part of the garden is beautiful and romantic. we visit probably once a month.

Visited February 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Quiet and expansive”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

A nice quiet spot except for the days it gets over-run with bus groups taking advantage of the picninc areas. Great place to sit in your car or on a blanket and look out over the ocean.

Visited January 2013
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful Gardens”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

We spent yesterday afternoon in the gardens..teenagers and adults..and had a wonderful time!! Walked all around the many paths, different sections and interesting plants.. Such green lawns and magnificent trees...The little cafe has excellent food..yummy cakes and coffee. Plenty of parking..We just loved it!!

Visited January 2013
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Marshall, Victoria, Australia
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51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“flower lovers a must”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

if you love flowers etc. then this is a great place to visit. good location for a picnic or a walk on a nice day

Visited August 2012
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Quaint place to visit for free in lovely kept gardens.”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Dragged the kids along to the Geelong Botanic Gardens and they loved walking around exploring the different sections of the gardens. The tea rooms are open and fair price for drinks, snacks etc, but had no jam for scones! Seemed to be a popular spot for lunch also but next time the kids want to come back soon for picnic lunch on the nice green lawns under a lovely big tree. (Along with a fun game of hide n seek) Doesnt take long to stroll around the manicured gardens. If you have kids take them next door to the Geelong Play space, not as busy as other playgrounds in peak times.

Visited January 2013
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