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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

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Address: Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, New South Wales 2758, Australia
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+61 2 4567 3000
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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah, Australia’s highest botanic...

The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah, Australia’s highest botanic garden. The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is on a 1,000 metre basalt-capped peak in World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains. Beautiful landscaped gardens with spectacular mountain wilderness views and a world class collection of 48,000 cool climate plants. The Garden also offers the Jungle Lodge accommodation for secluded stays with access to the Garden after hours. The Garden includes the historic ‘Jungle’ area of conserved pristine Blue Mountains rainforest and a wilderness area in total encompassing 252 hectares. The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is the largest tourist attraction on the northern side of the mountains and is an important historical site.

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A lovely setting

A wonderful collection of plants from all over the world including the Wollemi pine. Not many visitors. Not the best of signposting as we were coming from Katoomba. There were a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wonderful collection of plants from all over the world including the Wollemi pine. Not many visitors. Not the best of signposting as we were coming from Katoomba. There were a number of impatient bogan drivers on the roads as well as road trains sweeping along - not a drive for the faint hearted.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place offer something for everyone who loves garden type get away. Heaps of shade spots to have relaxing picnic or table & chair. It got mysterious jungle walking track, various flowers, restaurant and free entry! Lots of spots of photo enthusiast, check out some of mine.

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Lithgow, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located between Lithgow and Kurrajong, in the Blue Mountains, are the most beautiful gardens. Free entry, you can wander around the grounds which have all sorts of different flora and fauna, it's a place to go when it's nice and sunny as you can take the family and have picnics or there is a cafe with an amazing view.

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Port Douglas, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place ,amazing view and lovely gardens and trees ! And friendly staff and nice restaurant .

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Minnamurra, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't get to tour the gardens in the rain & fog but had a great lunch in the gardens' rustic restaurant. The short menu was unique. We had a fresh cured trout salad on a potato cake, and a beautiful roast "chook" dish with crunchy potato wedges & season greens. We preceded this with sourdough bread and hand whipped... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We passed through on our trip in land. A great walk around in the magnificent gardens, highly recommend for anyone going past. Great for families with kids as well, with an interactive area downstairs, and there was an exhibition (photographs) on display upstairs. There's also a Cafe which we did not try.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited these glorious gardens again after many years, and we plan to return when more plants are flowering. There are many beautiful areas, some with picnic tables; and I recommend you make the most of these amenities and steer clear of the restaurant! The menu is limited and very overpriced e.g. $19 for soup without bread - and we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We have visited gardens all over the world and would rate this as one of the very best. Why? It has a splendid location adjoining national parks with modern facilities and gardens which have been carefully laid out, and and are beautifully maintained. There is no entry fee, the main buildings which house reception, toilets, exhibition space and a restaurant... More 

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Lawson, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

These botanic gardens are linked to the one in Sydney and the other at Mount Annan. However Mt. Tomah offers a very different experience to the other two. Not better or worse, just different. The gardens extend over a fairly large area and to see it all involves some walking and even some steps. If steps are a problem there... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Last visited the restaurant here in winter. Service was incredibly slow and food overpriced then. Today really wasn't much better. Had a lovely table , waitress was terrific and attentive. But the food remains overpriced and limited. $39 for a bit of chicken and cold slaw is a bit much; they had run out of the smoked trout so substituted... More 

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