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Colac Botanic Gardens

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Address: Fyans Street, Colac, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5232 9400
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Lovely Regional Gardens

Perfect for a stroll with kids in prams oldies or any age really.. Paths smooth and easily walked, mostly flat.. There is a road and cars were driving through the gardens as well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Geelong, Australia
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Geelong, Australia
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180 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for a stroll with kids in prams oldies or any age really.. Paths smooth and easily walked, mostly flat.. There is a road and cars were driving through the gardens as well, which I thought was a bit odd when I was giving junior time out of the pram.. But saves walking, I guess. Easy parking and wonderful vista... More 

Thank RedTart1
Paso Robles, California
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153 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We came here on the recommendation of the folks at the Colac Visitory Information Centre. It was well worth it! We'd seen many gardens already in our trip to Australia, but this was very impressive on this beautiful day. It was a weekday afternoon, which helped, as there were very few people enjoying the gardens. It is quite a nice... More 

Thank pasowine
Colac, Australia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Love the botanic gardens. Perfect for a picnic or a barbecue, wonderful park for the kids to play while you enjoy the lovely surroundings

Thank justmevoula
Brisbane, Australia
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74 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

There was a lot of different areas in the gardens and wide paths that allowed for people on bikes to also enjoy the space.

Thank Maria F
Ballarat, Australia
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101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Nice old botanic gardens right by lake Colac. We visited during the winter months but I'm sure during spring time it would become even more beautiful with all the flowers blooming. Quite a nice walk around the gardens if you are interested in horticulture on a small scale. Most of the walk would be wheelchair accessible.

Thank AmyKay1988
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Weather wasn't great with it being winter but it was very interesting reading the information on the trees and the bushes. Would return in Summer.

Thank F18Cook
Colac, Australia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

These Gardens celebrated 150 years in 2015 and they are, still as beautiful as ever. They must be one of the last drive threw gardens I know, yes that is right if you want to show them off to someone that could not walk the distance then why not drive them around the gardens. The cafe is a perfect place... More 

Thank Alicia G
Central Mangrove, Australia
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35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

The playground at the botanic gardens is great! We spent ages there.... swings, round about, water pump and digger, boat and others... great place to visit with the children

Thank Littlefarm
Geelong, Australia
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178 reviews
76 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

What a beautiful and peaceful spot to simply relax and take in some wonders of nature. Like most botanical gardens, you can "almost hear a pin drop" as you wander through this outstanding collection of flora. A great place to regain your sanity, even just for an hour or so. Worth the visit next time you are travelling to or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Great spot for a picnic - speed out your blanket and picnic on the lush green grass or under one of the fantastic old trees. Perfect place to relax and read a book, chat or even take a nap. Truly excellent playground for children.

Thank MaryanneJ_12

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