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Ballarat Botanical Gardens

Gillies Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5320 5135
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Beautiful gardens with Prime Ministers Busts

Ballarat gardens are beautiful. March is Begonia Month and these are stunning. There are many... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barb p
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Ballarat, Australia
Beautiful

Such a beautiful space to spend a sunny morning. Loved walking around looking at all the plants and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cupcake1180
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Gippsland, Australia
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Gillies Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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+61 3 5320 5135
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Reviewed yesterday

Ballarat gardens are beautiful. March is Begonia Month and these are stunning. There are many different areas to explore but the Prime Ministers walk with a bronze bust of every Prime Minister is worth noting as something different to other gardens. Ballarat is famous for...More

Thank Barb p
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such a beautiful space to spend a sunny morning. Loved walking around looking at all the plants and trees. Would love to see the gardens in spring.

Thank Cupcake1180
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved this place and wished I'd had longer to explore it. There's an amazing conservatory, sculptures, and the Prime Ministers' Walk, not to forget the beautiful specimen trees and flowers.

Thank camerachick3000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Robert Clark Glass Conservatory is just heavenly. I always feel like I'm in the most beautiful wedding reception area, as the light in there is divine. The plant displays change four times a year with the seasons and the curatorial team do a superb...More

Thank MissDebonair
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a cold winters day in Ballarrat and we found a colourful location inside at the Botanical Gardens. Very unique and well worth a visit.

Thank Iceman0409
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's fairly small, but it's free and is quite lovely for what you see. Apart from the greenhouse with the flowers inside, it's all open air, and even though it's gated I think it's possible to visit outside their allocated hours, but I don't know...More

Thank jebskulker
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a magnificent place to visit. From the beautifully manicured lawns to the garden beds, ferns, little craft cottage to our Prime Ministers busts and the beautiful enclosures .....this place is simply divine. Not a blade of grass out of place, no rubbish to be...More

Thank 36lisaz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having lunch across we went for a walk in the gardens, what a great spot and immaculately maintained with lots of pride.

Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Congratulations to the curators - this is one of the best Botanical Gardens I have seen and the true hard work and dedication in maintaining such an establishment should be commended.

Thank Sam H
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our stroll through the gardens this morning. Lovely autumn colours. Good signage. Wheelchair friendly. Plenty of parking.

Thank sarah h
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binus21
28 March 2018|
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Response from tracy6333 | Reviewed this property |
Its is a beautiful place for a picnic, Or you will find places to eat at around the lake
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DianneWalshy
20 March 2018|
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Response from SMTas | Reviewed this property |
The festival is held on the March long weekend so is over for this year. The dates next year should be 9-11 March 2019.
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aciamax
17 March 2018|
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Response from ppow49 | Reviewed this property |
And of course there are all the previous prime ministers.
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