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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens

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Address: Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
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+61 488 033 239
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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens is an 11 hectare site encompassing a...

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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Better than the Sky Walk

Visit here if you are in the area - it is a must and ensure you have a least half a day to enjoy the gardens. Credit to the community for the work that has gone into all the... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Visit here if you are in the area - it is a must and ensure you have a least half a day to enjoy the gardens. Credit to the community for the work that has gone into all the different areas. I learnt more in the children's area about the environment, flora n fauna, wildlife, climate and rainforest than anywhere... More 

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear ssl75 Thank you for taking the time to review the Gardens after your recent visit. I am pleased you found them interesting. The Volunteers do a great job in both developing, and maintaining the Gardens and I for one am very proud of the work they do. I do hope you will be able to come back again soon... More 

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A hidden treasure. Loved what they're doing with for the youngsters. Can't wait to come back at different times of the year

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear gandjross I am very happy that you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens and liked the improvements we have been making. The Sooty Owl Trail is proving to be a favourite of not only the children, but of adults too. Springtime and Autumn are beautiful times at the Gardens with either Autumn colours or blossoms in bloom. I hope... More 

Tamborine Mountain, Australia
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Always love to go this botanical garden, to enjoy the life and peace there. And after a long busy day its really calming experience to come here for a peaceful stroll. All time favourite.

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear rockingr2016 Thank you for taking the time to both visit our Gardens, and writing a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and appreciated the ambience. Our Voluteers will be pleased with your review. Kind regards, The General Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I always like coming to a city's botanic garden for a stroll. This is a good place to escape when visiting Mt Tamborine when you are ready to move on from the shops and cafes. It is not the biggest botanic garden I have come across, but it is well maintained and nice and shady.

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Thank millzorz
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear millzorz We do appreciate you taking the time to review the Botanic Gardens at Mount Tamborine and are pleased you enjoyed your recent visit. It is a place of peace and quiet and I hope your review will encourage other people to visit, when coming to the Mountain. Kind regards The General Manager More 

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought that there would be a botanical gardens, complete with lakes (we spotted ducks and turtles swimming slowly around), Japanese Garden, Orchid House and countless colourful flowers on a mountain top? Free entry (with posts for gold coin donation, and a plant sale Wed/Thurs morning).

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa W Thank you for your recent review following you visit to the Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens. I am pleased you enjoyed your time there and not only saw the Gardens, but some of the wildlife as well. The Gardens are approx 22 acres, though not all is cultivated gardens. There is a fringe of native rainforest surrounding the... More 

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Its small compared to some others in sydney; but it is beautiful. Definitely worth a visit with young children. Great for a picnic with the family

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear eslaah I am pleased you were able to visit our Gardens and hope you will be able to come again. We have been building an area for Children, The Sooty Owl Creekside Trail, but I am not sure who enjoy it more, children or adults. The Gardens cover 22 acres, surrounded by rainforest, and I think there is something... More 

Caloundra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were leaving Mt. Tamborine and being early we decided to stop and see what the Botanical Gardens were all about and really pleased we did. It is a very peaceful and well laid out area with both tropical and temperate plants. Congratulations to the many dedicated volunteers who have created something special with plenty of variety. We did not... More 

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear DenJan2 Thank you for your review of the Botanic Gardens. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit. From your review it indicates you were there early in the morning which is a great time to be there and be able to sometime catch a view of some of the nocturnal wild life still out and about. The Volunteers are... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lovely spot to visit. Take a coffee, brunch and enjoy the scenery. Beautiful gardens. Peaceful place to visit and have a catch up with friends. Or even a wedding!

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear 974karen Your review was appreciated and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit. We do host many small weddings at the Gardens (see the website for details.) and as you say, it is a beautiful place for such an important ceremony. You also point out the need to take any refreshment with you as there is no Coffee Shop... More 

Goulburn, Australia
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The gardens were a little tricky to find. It was a steep little drive in a beautiful residential area. There is plenty of parking and no charge. The gardens are lovely to walk around and the kids love exploring. The volunteers do a fantastic job. Well worth a visit and take the camera!

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Shiree B Thank you for your recent review. I am sorry you had a little difficulty in finding the Gardens but we hope this will be rectified when the new Information booklet is published early next year. We are limited to what signage we can put up directing people to the Gardens, but we hope we can improve that... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A picturesque spot. Great for families or just couples. The gardens are gorgeous and the very spacious. Plenty to look at and you may even see waterdragons and green tree frogs! I loved coming here and jyst taking photos of all the flowers.

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Amazon36 I appreciate you taking the time to comment on your recent visit to the Gardens. We are proud of them and are pleased you enjoyed your visit. The wildlife at the Gardens is another attraction that is not as obvious as the plants, but is worth taking the time to look at.There is a wide range of birds,... More 

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