Blue Lotus Water Garden

Blue Lotus Water Garden, Yarra Junction: Address, Phone Number, Blue Lotus Water Garden Reviews: 4.5/5

Blue Lotus Water Garden
4.5
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Bazlen28
Melbourne175 contributions
So much to see
Mar. 2021
Definitely worth the visit, cafe on site, great clean toilets. Good for all ages. Loved seeing the giant lotus'.
Written 24 April 2021
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sylvia t
Melbourne, Australia56 contributions
Stunning place
Mar. 2021
the beautiful gardens are well worth a visit, everything was so well kept, and plenty of seating all around which makes it so easy for the older people. The gift shop had some really lovely items ,not the usual tatty items in many gift shops. Will go again. so tranquil around the lily ponds.
Written 1 April 2021
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Nina K
Berlin, Germany180 contributions
Peace and beauty
Mar. 2021 • Friends
This place is huge. 14 acres of beauty and tranquility. We went in March whilst still a fair few blooms are in the season is coming to a close. Good explanations about the types of lotus. Easy to get around. Picnic and rest spots in abundance. Would definitely recommend.
Written 21 March 2021
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Ebony4444
Seaholme, Australia89 contributions
Beautiful oasis
Feb. 2021 • Couples
What a delight to find these beautiful gardens . So well laid out, looked after and a real treat to walk around . Also wheel chair friendly .
My only negative is in the restaurant/cafe is loud 80’s music playing which completely ruins the ambience of the gardens .
Would be lovely to sit there with a cuppa listening to some peaceful music like bhuddist singing bowls or birds, running water etc .
Written 26 February 2021
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AbbeysMum1
Mount Evelyn, Australia43 contributions
Simply Stunning
Feb. 2021
This is Garden Heaven for anyone interested in gardening or photography of plants. There are many large ponds with magnificent blooms as well as loads of other colourful plants and majestic trees which complement the setting. The facilities were brilliant - heaps of food and drink options, including multiple water stations around the garden, bbqs and a picnic area. Plenty of seating and I particularly liked the gazebos which are scattered unobtrusively around the main lake. There are also several toilet blocks inside and outside the venue. The paths are gravel so I recommend good walking shoes and some are rather steep though there was always another alternative path to access each area. The signage was very good and although the garden covers a very large area, I never felt lost. I would also recommend to visit on a bright, sunny day so the flowers are open in all their glory. Truly spectacular.
Written 10 February 2021
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rama1
Melbourne, Australia975 contributions
A real hidden gem
Jan. 2021
Very unassuming beginning. Large car park and then an entrance. Is this the right place?

Once through the entry the place is HUGE and has a number of excellent tracks including one above the water through the flowers.

And what a lot of flowers there are.

Plenty of information signs as well which is a bonus.
Written 29 January 2021
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Avi_Shaul
Melbourne, Australia517 contributions
The definition of hidden Gem
Jan. 2021
We saw the place while travelling for a one-night retreat in the area. The publication on this location is not doing it justice. It is amazing! like stepping into a new world of Lilys and other water plants. Those lily flowers are memorizing. The place is greater for all ages and the best part, it has lots of sitting areas and BBQ. You can easily plan a family lunch while in the garden. Highly recommended.
Written 22 January 2021
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CheltenhamVIC
Melbourne, Australia81 contributions
Beautiful and unexpected attraction
Jan. 2021
I hadn't appreciated how big the gardens are until I walked in and saw the sheer scale of the ponds. They're quite impressive!

The Gardens have a nursery at the entrance to purchase various pond plants, then there's entry to the gardens. It's a working plant nursery supplying Melbourne's flower markets. However, it's also been landscaped to create an attractive tourist destination.

The highlight is probably walking the central walkway through the main lake, with a narrow fenced boardwalk linking a series of islands. However, there's numerous side ponds with lilies and some small tropical 'hot houses'. Don't miss the native plants and bush restoration along the banks of the Little Yarra River too.

With teenage children we spent nearly two hours there and they enjoyed the experience. Parents with small children should note that most of the ponds and the river are not fenced, so children should be supervised.

At present, children are free during the week - see the pricing and ages for children on the website. The weekday pricing isn't displayed at the gate but we were told about it when buying our tickets.

A great spot to visit and plenty of places to enjoy your own picnic in covered shelters overlooking the lily ponds through the site. Management has done a great job.
Written 12 January 2021
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Dianne P
6 contributions
Beautiful photos
Jan. 2021
A beautiful day out. Gardens are lovely. If you enjoy photography don’t miss it. You can only visit over the summer months whilst in flower
Written 8 January 2021
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Meegs62
Melbourne, Australia163 contributions
Just Loved It
Mar. 2020 • Friends
This attraction is so well done, so we'll set out and if you want a day out l urge you to go. Friendly staff, clean toilets, cater for eat in or take your own picnic/bbq (provided) and even umbrellas for your use to keep either the sun or rain off. Such z peaceful place to go and sir and take in all the beauty of the plants/flowers. I will definatley be back....
Written 11 March 2020
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