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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens

Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
+61 488 033 239
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Be careful not to get lost

Place is beautiful with lots of different species of flowers and walking trails. Great place for... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Abby X
via mobile
Simply beautiful.

Each time we go here we are more impressed with the standard and quality of this little piece of... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
Dutchie747
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Brisbane Region, 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 15 December 2016 via mobile

Place is beautiful with lots of different species of flowers and walking trails. Great place for nature lovers who love to walk but just be careful not to get lost.More

Thank Abby X
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear Abby X I am pleased to say that to date, we have not lost one visitor to the Gardens, but there is always going to be a first time!! Thank you for review the Gardens after your visit, I hope you will find the...More

Reviewed 10 December 2016

Each time we go here we are more impressed with the standard and quality of this little piece of paradise. Run by volunteers, it shows how people can look after their environment in the best possible way. One can only hope that this effort does...More

Thank Dutchie747
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear Dutchie747 Thank you for your review and the encouragement regarding the work of the Volunteers. We have about 30 Volunteers who work at the Gardens and when you think the average age is over 72, it makes the work they do even more impressive....More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Visit here if you are in the area - it is a must and ensure you have a least half a day to enjoy the gardens. Credit to the community for the work that has gone into all the different areas. I learnt more in...More

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear ssl75 Thank you for taking the time to review the Gardens after your recent visit. I am pleased you found them interesting. The Volunteers do a great job in both developing, and maintaining the Gardens and I for one am very proud of the...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A hidden treasure. Loved what they're doing with for the youngsters. Can't wait to come back at different times of the yearMore

Thank gandjross
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear gandjross I am very happy that you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens and liked the improvements we have been making. The Sooty Owl Trail is proving to be a favourite of not only the children, but of adults too. Springtime and Autumn are...More

Reviewed 25 November 2016

Always love to go this botanical garden, to enjoy the life and peace there. And after a long busy day its really calming experience to come here for a peaceful stroll. All time favourite.

1  Thank rockingr2016
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear rockingr2016 Thank you for taking the time to both visit our Gardens, and writing a review. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and appreciated the ambience. Our Voluteers will be pleased with your review. Kind regards, The General Manager

Reviewed 19 November 2016

I always like coming to a city's botanic garden for a stroll. This is a good place to escape when visiting Mt Tamborine when you are ready to move on from the shops and cafes. It is not the biggest botanic garden I have come...More

Thank millzorz
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Dear millzorz We do appreciate you taking the time to review the Botanic Gardens at Mount Tamborine and are pleased you enjoyed your recent visit. It is a place of peace and quiet and I hope your review will encourage other people to visit, when...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought that there would be a botanical gardens, complete with lakes (we spotted ducks and turtles swimming slowly around), Japanese Garden, Orchid House and countless colourful flowers on a mountain top? Free entry (with posts for gold coin donation, and a plant...More

Thank Vanessa W
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Dear Vanessa W Thank you for your recent review following you visit to the Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens. I am pleased you enjoyed your time there and not only saw the Gardens, but some of the wildlife as well. The Gardens are approx 22 acres,...More

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Its small compared to some others in sydney; but it is beautiful. Definitely worth a visit with young children. Great for a picnic with the familyMore

Thank eslaah
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Dear eslaah I am pleased you were able to visit our Gardens and hope you will be able to come again. We have been building an area for Children, The Sooty Owl Creekside Trail, but I am not sure who enjoy it more, children or...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were leaving Mt. Tamborine and being early we decided to stop and see what the Botanical Gardens were all about and really pleased we did. It is a very peaceful and well laid out area with both tropical and temperate plants. Congratulations to the...More

Thank DenJan2
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Dear DenJan2 Thank you for your review of the Botanic Gardens. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit. From your review it indicates you were there early in the morning which is a great time to be there and be able to sometime catch a...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lovely spot to visit. Take a coffee, brunch and enjoy the scenery. Beautiful gardens. Peaceful place to visit and have a catch up with friends. Or even a wedding!More

Thank 974karen
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Dear 974karen Your review was appreciated and I am pleased you enjoyed your visit. We do host many small weddings at the Gardens (see the website for details.) and as you say, it is a beautiful place for such an important ceremony. You also point...More

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Massagesue
How far are you driving from Gold Coast ?
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
Are any of the garden paths suitable for an elderly person on a small mobility scooter?
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
Hi are dogs allowed on leash at the botanical gardens.
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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