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Helms Arboretum

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Recently returned from Esperance - Helms arboretum certainly the place to see great spider orchids... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Perth, Australia
An Experience never to forget

This was our second time to Esperance and the arboretum was the second thing for us to revisit when... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Paul C
Modbury, Australia
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Coolgardie-Esperance Hwy | 17 km north of Esperance, Esperance, Western Australia 6450, Australia
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Recently returned from Esperance - Helms arboretum certainly the place to see great spider orchids. These photos are very good. Unfortunately, ours are not good, as the wind was extreme. Free entry too

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chilcottm
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Hear the wind swishing through the pine trees, stop for a picnic or go for a wander and see a variety of different plants in a condensed area. Helms Arboretum is worth a visit if you are in need of a break from the beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank weetbex
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was our second time to Esperance and the arboretum was the second thing for us to revisit when here. Unlike our last visit in September 2014 the area was still damp with hundreds of different flowers and orchids this time the area appears a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a lovely little Arboretum well planted and laid out for easy access by car or foot from the main road. It is easy to navigate around the well maintained and marked roads. An ideal family area with plenty of parking space within the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jenjo018
Reviewed 12 November 2016

It is about ten kilometers from Esperence on the way in from the north although it is not that well signed. it has some interesting trees and native plants and is a good place for a picnic and a stroll around.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 28 October 2016

my wife loves wild flowers and we saw several in this arboretum that she was pleased about. Easy access to most of the tracks for 2 wheel drives

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Rory S
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We go to Helms several times a year. It is great to get kids out into some tall trees and they can wander quite far in safety. Has toilets and picnic table, so great to go oout there for a few hours. Always something different...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank helenDev
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Have gone a handful of times now, great to see the different collections of trees and hunt for orchids! we managed to find an amazing amount of species! perfect for a beginner like myself! also good for planning ie seeing how trees grow, coverage etc,...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Mellie_St
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Lance W
11 March 2018|
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Response from Jenjo018 | Reviewed this property |
Good question. As a visitor from the UK the issue never arose. However I suspect the answer is NO. There are all the usual picnic areas with seating and I think possibly b-b-q's along with lots of small paths with a large... More