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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens

Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
+61 488 033 239
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Beautiful gardens

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the gardens. Loved the different sorts of gardens we walked through... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kerryn R
Winter not best time to visit

The volunteers do a great job keeping this place up to scratch. Unfortunately it isn't that pretty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HelzBelz3
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Perth, Australia
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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens is an 11 hectare site encompassing a wide variety of gardens from Roses, Magnolias, Bromeliads, Orchids, Camellias, Rhododendrons, Natives, to name but a few. With easy walks, plus some that are not suitable for those with walking limitations, you will be able to see the results of 30 years work by a dedicated group of Volunteers. Picnic tables and shelters are available, plus, throughout the Gardens, Contemplative sites, with a seat, enable the visitor to rest and take in the beauty of nature. On Wednesday and Thursday mornings, plants that have been propagated at the Gardens are available for sale. The Gardens are open every day of the year from dawn to dusk. There is no facility for purchasing food or drink at the Gardens though Gallery Walk, with it's numerous outlets is only a short drive away.
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Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
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+61 488 033 239

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the gardens. Loved the different sorts of gardens we walked through, and all the information throughout.More

Thank Kerryn R
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Kerryn R We do appreciate you taking the time to review the Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens and are pleased you enjoyed your visit. The Volunteers do a great job on developing, maintaining, and raising much needed funds to keep the Gardens looking good, and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The volunteers do a great job keeping this place up to scratch. Unfortunately it isn't that pretty in overcast drizzle.More

Thank HelzBelz3
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear HelzBelz3 I am sorry you visited in the Gardens during our recent, much needed, rain, but am pleased that you recognised the fine work done by the Volunteers. While visiting in the rain is not the ideal time, there is a certain beauty with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These gardens have something for every age group. It is a wonderful garden to escape the noise, and hustle and bustle of the main roads on Tamborine Mountain. Pack a picnic and head to the gardens for a lovely day out. A small donation is...More

Thank sriyantra J
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sriyantra J It is always pleasing to hear that visitors to the Gardens have enjoyed their time there, and also have taken to the time to review them for others to read. We like people to not only enjoy the surroundings there but also...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not one of the world's great botanic gardens but definitely worth an hour of your time. Very easy strolling and there's been a clear effort to have a bit of everything - azeala garden, ditto rhodies, orchids, succulents etc etc. If you have young children...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear AllanJGJ Thank you for visiting our Gardens and taking the time to review them. A dedicated team of Volunteers, most who are over 70, not only do the maintenance and construction of features throughout the Gardens, but also raise most of the money required...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is an absolutely delightful place to visit. I have brought international and interstate visitors to this place. It is continually being improved by the local volunteers, who do an outstanding job. The changes through the seasons is worth following in making visits. Just an...More

Thank Blanchard
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Blanchard I do not think there is a thing you missed during your recent visit to the Gardens, and I am very pleased that you took the time to review them. If you are at the Gardens very early in the morning you could...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Considering how small the town is, this botanical garden bats well outside its division. Very well done, and small enough to cover in approximately 2 hours. A great place to bring a picnic lunch on a sunny day. IMO one of the best attractions on...More

Thank DanandLisa2016
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi DanandLisa2016 Thank you for taking the time to review our Gardens and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit. The Volunteers are pleased that so many visitors enjoy going to the Gardens and we all hope you will be able to return again in...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

When I visit the area which is mostly the Gallery Walk and a beer at the brewery and a pizza there, I finish my visit with a walk through the Botanic Gardens. Good in summer as there is some shade and good in winter, as...More

Thank peterbloecker
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear peterbloecker The Volunteers will be pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to the Gardens. It seems you are a regular, which is nice to know. Your are quite right is noting that it is a lovely place to visit in the summer as we...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Botanic Gardens were a real surprise in our recent visit to Tamborine Mountain. There were lots of places to sit peacefully and contemplate life. Even though there weren't a lot of flowers visible it was evident that the camelias would soon be in full...More

Thank thimbella
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Thimbella. As winter approaches, the Gardens at present are somewhat devoid of flowers though as you say the Camellias are starting to flower as are the Orchids in the Orchid house. We are however, lucky to have a cooler climate than the coast so...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a nice botanic gardens that does a good job show-casing the Australian bush. It is well maintained and tidy. All the walks are relatively easy and accessible. You could have a quick 30 minute walk, or come with a picnic and spend quite...More

Thank yippopotamus
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear yippopotamus Thank you for telling us about your recent visit to the Botanic Gardens. I am pleased you enjoyed your time there. As you point out, there are no shops or cafes at the Gardens as we are a Volunteer organistation and our time...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

You can go as far around this enchanting botanical experience as you like or just sit under the gazebo by the car park and take in the absolute beauty of these gardens. I can't believe something so astoundingly beautiful, educational and broadly planted could be...More

Thank Steffney B
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Steffney B Thank you for taking the time to review the Gardens. I am pleased you enjoyed them. The Volunteers do a fantastic job, especially when you consider the average age is well over 70. We were lucky following ex-Cyclone Debbie that we did...More

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Massagesue
How far are you driving from Gold Coast ?
5 February 2017|
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Response from ehsenz | Reviewed this property |
From surfers paradise about 30 minutes, without traffic congestions.
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Sue R
Are any of the garden paths suitable for an elderly person on a small mobility scooter?
5 April 2015|
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Response from Biasca93 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry regarding the Botanic Gardens. Mobility Scooters will be able to get around most of the Gardens. The are Disabled Parking spaces near the entrance and from there you will be able to drive to most... More
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Theresa M
Hi are dogs allowed on leash at the botanical gardens.
19 March 2015|
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Response from Biasca93 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Sadly we do not allow dogs in the Gardens, either on a leash or being carried. I am sorry about this but we have had problems in the past and it is with regret that we have to have rules such as... More
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