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Wollongong Botanic Garden

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Wollongong Botanic Gardens. Nice spot. Lovely big play area for the kids also.

Used to take my grandson every week. He’d play in the children’s playground followed by a wander... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
leejimdewit
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Wollongong, Australia
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I walked this garden for over an hour while my wife was in conference at the university. It's just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jandc5744
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Pinellas Park, Florida, USA
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Murphys Ave | Keiraville, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Used to take my grandson every week. He’d play in the children’s playground followed by a wander around the gardens and then fed the ducks. Great spot to spend a few hours.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank leejimdewit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked this garden for over an hour while my wife was in conference at the university. It's just a walk across the road from the U entrance, and I was amazed at the number of different ecosystems maintained in the garden. This was a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit. There is a huge playground for kids. Rain forest and very beautiful flowers. The little cottages pop up. It’s just a delightful place. Be here quite a few times.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharon j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little botanic garden. Standout elements were the cute duck pond, the rainforest garden and the herb garden (where you can pick your own herbs). When we went, there was a Sunset Cinema happening in the evening. However, we were not able to check this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vishalaustralia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk with the kids. Take a picnic . Went during heat of day but still nice and cool under the trees.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank goose1234
Reviewed 17 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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 12 December 2018

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 30 November 2018

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 24 November 2018 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
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tinajanedavis52
7 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.
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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.
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Rajeeth T
15 September 2018|
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