Moidart Rare Plants and Gardens

Moidart Rare Plants and Gardens, Burradoo: Hours, Address, Moidart Rare Plants and Gardens Reviews: 3.5/5

Moidart Rare Plants and Gardens

Moidart Rare Plants and Gardens
3.5
Thursday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
About
Moidart nursery with 40 years experience growing and selling rare and unusual plants to the industry now sells direct to the public online and at our nursery in Bowral. Moidart garden was established in the 1930's and has been evolving for over the years. you can visit the garden for a limited time in spring. visit our website for opening dates each year.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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3.5
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Jeanette S
Queanbeyan, Australia52 contributions
Sep. 2017 • Couples
Said to be about the most beautiful garden in the area, the others must be bad then. Not much of interest beside hellebores though it might get better by the long weekend. Nursery has some excellent plants though.
Written 24 September 2017
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Kami S
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Jan. 2017 • Family
I visited Moidart on a day out in the Southern Highlands with my family. The garden itself wasnt open to the public however the rare plants nursery which is attached was an absolute delight. The range of rare gems was unsurpassed and I found a couple of things that I had never seen for sale before. Prices were reasonable, the plants healthy and viable. Lots of woodland plants and plants for shade and cool climates. I could have easily spent much more $$ however I had to behave myself in front of my husband. The owner was helpful and friendly, also knowledgable and was happy to assist with questions but she really just let me get on with looking at things and there was absolutely no pressure to buy anything. Highly recommended!!!
Written 25 February 2017
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Sue T
Canberra, Australia943 contributions
Oct. 2016 • Friends
Discovered these gardens while planning a weekend getaway with a friend. We loved the hour or so we spent exploring these gardens from daisy lawns to sunken gardens, from beautiful peonies to blossoming trees with the sound of leading cattle and ginning geese in the background. The provided map was useful. Only open for 6 weeks or so in spring. Fair value for $7.
Written 20 October 2016
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avidtraveller195
Melbourne, Australia600 contributions
Oct. 2015 • Couples
We visited the Moidart Nursery Garden today and have to say that we were very disappointed. What was once a fine garden is now in need of some tender loving care. We had been influenced by some now out of date reports that this was one of the finest gardens in the Southern Highlands. While it may be one of the oldest gardens, it is now showing signs of neglect and is poorly maintained compared to other gardens in the region. What is needed is for the owners to spend some money to bring the garden up to a standard which justifies the entry fee of $7 pp with no discount for seniors.
Written 21 October 2015
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busysusy
Rockdale, Australia68 contributions
Sep. 2015 • Friends
I'm writing this review to help other travellers who may have read about Moidart Gardens as advertised as part of the open gardens (during festivals etc) in the Southern Highlands (NSW) but like me have experienced difficulties acquiring any useful details that would enable practical trip planning.
This truly is a lovely garden, very well worth seeing - we viewed in September, (the bulbs were lovely and informal, which I prefer; also some lovely magnolias and camelias), but I'd also like to go back and see it in summer, (for the roses), and in autumn, (for the foliage) - but when I was trying to find out how long a visit it would be recommended to allow, (the description online makes it sound extensive and although it's certainly a large garden by Australian standards it's certainly not an estate and one could easily cover the grounds within an hour although I wouldn't recommend this as this is a garden to be savoured), and whether there are any comfort facilities - on specific enquiry to local tourist information we were told there weren't any toilets or a cafe/kiosk but when we visited we found both! (One would think that as this garden is advertised on Southern Highlands tourist information websites that they would have accurate information regarding same but this is NOT the case). We arrived early, (gates open at 10am but we were kindly allowed in early providing we were prepared to brave the sprinklers and the mowers), so we didn't need to use the cafe, but it looked basic but adequate, (this garden is actually a showcase for the connected nursery which means that most of the plants in the gardens are labeled which is great if that sort of thing interests you); the toilets were basic but clean and greatly appreciated by the time we found them!
Also this is not a garden easily accessed on foot from Bowral, (the closest town) and there is no public transport this far out. We went by taxi and considered this worth it but for this reason I would recommend going in a group (unless you want to take one of those tours that seem to mostly carer to seniors).
A note to people with disabilities - whilst I think most areas would be wheelchair accessible I don't think it would be recommended and there are a few areas that can only be accessed via stairs and also most of the paths are quite rough
Written 8 October 2015
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Moidart Rare Plants and Gardens is open:
  • Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm