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Wollongong Botanic Garden

Closed Now: 07:00 - 18:00
Open today: 07:00 - 18:00
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For a relaxing and enjoyable day out.

Gardens are lovely, great leisurely stroll as well and lots to look at, would highly recommend... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beautiful. Peaceful. Enjoyable

The Wollongong Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place to visit. It has numerous types of gardens ie... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wollongong, Australia
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“rose garden”(24 reviews)
“duck pond”(16 reviews)
“feed the ducks”(10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Murphys Ave | Keiraville, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Gardens are lovely, great leisurely stroll as well and lots to look at, would highly recommend Botanic gardens. Great for wedding photos too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LovesLifegal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Wollongong Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place to visit. It has numerous types of gardens ie rose garden, desert plants, rainforest area and more. The walk around the garden is very pleasant. One hill but otherwise quite flat and suitable for most levels. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ahmsjs
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Wollongong Botanic Gardens is a delightful setting for family picnics, weddings, birthday parties or just to go for a walk. I have attended many different events there and it is a perfect setting for them all. The children's playground is very popular and wonderfully...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lissydaz54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nature is amazing, there is a park for kids to play in and there is a path that takes you around the gardens, perfect for picnics and afternoon catchups

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank adamadjt1008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a pleasant morning spent around these Botanic Gardens. The rose garden was magical and the roses were beautifully scented. The succulent garden was in its glory. Lots of walking tracks, bridge and water running through. We were lucky to have good weather and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mez103
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take yourself a picnic lunch and enjoy the gardens. Not a big fan myself normally - but really enjoyed the easy access and the grounds

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Aprila070
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

10 mins drive from the city center. It is a tranquil and peaceful place. Very well maintained and beautiful plants with surprisingly varied categories. Duck feeding and the small sand pit are kid’s favourite. Definitely a good place for family.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Locals know about the Botanic Gardens but often overlooked by visitors. Easy to walk around and there are plenty of places to enjoy a picnic. If not driving accessible by the free bus,just hope off at the University.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jonathano134
Reviewed 19 October 2018

I took my three and a half year old son to the botanic gardens one morning to take some photos with his cousins for their nana. As well as getting great photos with the gorgeous gardens, the kids had a great time - exploring the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Natalie737
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I like to stroll through the botanical garden in Wollongong at different times of the year. I even had my wedding ceremony on the pontoon at the pond many years ago. My grandkids also love to go there for a day when they visit me.

Date of experience: October 2018
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6 October 2018|
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Response from Danielle B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other posfs, not much shelter. Take an umbrella or reconsider if raining. If you are just going for a walk though, I would still visit as it is lovely.
Melanie F
27 September 2018|
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Response from aldavril | Reviewed this property |
It’s in the pipeline soon - at present time there is a coffee van at the entrance which sells snacks.
Rajeeth T
15 September 2018|
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