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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens

Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
+61 488 033 239
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A beautiful spot with turtles, waterdragons and wonderful birds. Great picnic spot with BBQs and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amazon36
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Brisbane, Australia
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Lovely gardens

This little known Botanic gardens is a lovely place to visit. It is small but very interesting. Has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carol C
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Sydney, Australia
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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens is an 11 hectare site encompassing a wide variety of gardens from Roses, Magnolias, Bromeliads, Orchids, Camellias, Rhododendrons, Natives, to name but a few. With easy walks, plus some that are not suitable for those with walking limitations, you will be able to see the results of 30 years work by a dedicated group of Volunteers. Picnic tables and shelters are available, plus, throughout the Gardens, Contemplative sites, with a seat, enable the visitor to rest and take in the beauty of nature. On Wednesday and Thursday mornings, plants that have been propagated at the Gardens are available for sale. The Gardens are open every day of the year from dawn to dusk. There is no facility for purchasing food or drink at the Gardens though Gallery Walk, with it's numerous outlets is only a short drive away.
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Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
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+61 488 033 239

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful spot with turtles, waterdragons and wonderful birds. Great picnic spot with BBQs and toilets on site. A lovely walk to take in the waterfalls and flowers and themed gardens. I recommend this as a must visit to Mt Tamborine

Thank amazon36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little known Botanic gardens is a lovely place to visit. It is small but very interesting. Has a lovely picnic area. It has a lovely walk that has some interesting features for children.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gardens were very peaceful and serene. The walks went through different areas including a rainforest walk and a kids eco play/educational area which was great (and we didn't even have kids ...) Good idea to grab a map on entering the gardens. The volunteers do...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I were at Tamborine Mountain and by chance spotted the sign for the botanical gardens. We had just bought coffees and this ended up being a beautiful spot to wander and enjoy our caffeine hit. We met a very tame kookaburra which...More

1  Thank Stuart H
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Stuart H I am pleased you met some of our tame Kookaburras on your recent visit to the Gardens, and even gave an impromptu rendition of their laugh to the British tourists. The other tame birds, that are not always there, are the family...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Lovely gardens with spots to explore for small children. Some lovely photoshoot spots. Can get busy towards lunch time so I'd recommend going in the morning. We arrived around 10 and there were still plenty of car parks but by the time we left at...More

1  Thank kathryn m
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear kathryn m At times I am at a loss to know who enjoys the Gardens more. Adults or the Children. We like to think there is something for everyone. The Sooty Owl Walk was designed for the Children but just as many Adults enjoy...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gardens in such a peaceful setting, worth a visit especially on a hot day. There are different walks, rose garden, Japanese garden, orchids, succulents.......More

Thank Catherine C
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Catherine C I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens and found the many different Gardens we have on display. It is a wonderful place to relax and unwind, and I hope you can return again soon. I will pass your comments...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Sunday drive to the Tamborine markets, then decided to visit the botanical gardens on our way home - absolute highlight of our day! Had the place to ourselves from 8.30 to 9.30 and it was so peaceful and tranquil! Around every corner there was a...More

Thank Wendy J
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Wendy J Early mornings at the Botanic Gardens is a very special time and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit at this time. The volunteers who maintain the Gardens have done a wonderful job and they will be pleased to read your comments....More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We didn't know this place existed. Its even more special as it is maintained by a volunteer group. The gardens are not huge but its definitely worth a visit and a stroll through.More

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear worldtourist21 I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens and took the time to review them for others. The Volunteers do a wonderful job and their reward is knowing that people like yourselves have enjoyed their visit. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the gardens. Loved the different sorts of gardens we walked through, and all the information throughout.More

Thank Kerryn R
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Dear Kerryn R We do appreciate you taking the time to review the Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens and are pleased you enjoyed your visit. The Volunteers do a great job on developing, maintaining, and raising much needed funds to keep the Gardens looking good, and...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The volunteers do a great job keeping this place up to scratch. Unfortunately it isn't that pretty in overcast drizzle.More

1  Thank HelzBelz3
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Dear HelzBelz3 I am sorry you visited in the Gardens during our recent, much needed, rain, but am pleased that you recognised the fine work done by the Volunteers. While visiting in the rain is not the ideal time, there is a certain beauty with...More

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Massagesue
5 February 2017|
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Response from ehsenz | Reviewed this property |
From surfers paradise about 30 minutes, without traffic congestions.
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Sue R
5 April 2015|
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Response from Biasca93 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry regarding the Botanic Gardens. Mobility Scooters will be able to get around most of the Gardens. The are Disabled Parking spaces near the entrance and from there you will be able to drive to most... More
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Theresa M
19 March 2015|
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Response from Biasca93 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Sadly we do not allow dogs in the Gardens, either on a leash or being carried. I am sorry about this but we have had problems in the past and it is with regret that we have to have rules such as... More
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