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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

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Closed Now: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Great day

Even with the rain, we had a lovely day. The gardens are just stunning and the birds were just... read more

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Janine L
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Stunning - Hire a Buggy!

We had heard great things about these gardens and decided to investigate ourselves. It's a... read more

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Visit the 'Jewel' of Maleny: Set on over seven hectares the magnificent Gardens are positioned high on the escarpment. They are privately owned and form a panorama of waterfalls, lakes, ponds and colourful plantings. Uniquely landscaped layers...more
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233 Maleny-Stanley River Rd | Corner Mountain View Road, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 400 091 731
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Even with the rain, we had a lovely day. The gardens are just stunning and the birds were just AMAZING.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janine L
Reviewed yesterday

We had heard great things about these gardens and decided to investigate ourselves. It's a privately developed garden and aviary nestled into a mountain side. Great value for money and beautifully designed with terraces all throughout the gardens, with little secret gardens everywhere. And the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

An excellent facility with friendly and accomodating staff. We thoroughly enjoyed it! Thank you so much

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Becky_Becks56
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely visit last Friday and did the 2pm avairy tour. Loads of exotic birds that are well cared for and clearly well loved. The gardens are lovely and we enjoyed a picnic in the grounds. This attraction is well worth the time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ally C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing birds, very informative host, friendly staff.... beautful Devonshire Tea wit the gorgeous views of the glasshouse mountains. Very interactive :)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jennie L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The aviaries are amazing!! This guy takes in surrendered birds and looks after them to give them a second chance at life. Such a range of birds - from little sparrows/finches/doves up to your large parrots. Not all are tame but enough are to make...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing day here! Would highly recommend. The gardens were beautifully kept and the views were outstanding. The bird Aviary was an amazing experience, we met some beautiful species from large to small. I would highly recommend this for anyone. It was a lovely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amelialandes
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

By far the best bird experience in Queensland. All the birds were in good nature even if the odd one bit, it was usually due to their upbringing from their rescued homes or because of the breeding season. Great to see that there is such...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kanestu44
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely little hidden gem in Maleny. Staff were fabulous, birds were wonderful & although a cloudy rainy day the views were still beautiful , can only imagine how spectacular they are in the sunshine.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anita D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the most wonderful day at the bird sanctuary. Beautiful birds, Em’s knowledge, interaction and relationship with the birds was amazing. The grounds were beautiful. Next time we will be there for longer and not plan anything else. Wonderful!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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fiorella m
3 October 2018|
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Response from Rita R | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your enquiry. We no longer have a petting zoo, due to the expansion of our walk-through bird aviaries. Our animals went to some lovely homes. We look forward to welcoming you to Maleny Botanic Gardens... More
Jeanniesimpson S
22 July 2018|
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Response from jmkjmarslen | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure on the pricing sorry. It is free to walk around their beautiful gardens. You pay to go in for the guided tour with the birds.
9 July 2018|
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Response from ckone08 | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus service from Mooloolaba to Maleny you may have to get a taxi from drop off to the Gardens but wouldn’t cost much as they are just out of town.