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Darwin Botanic Gardens

Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
+61 8 8947 2145
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Take a walk through the historic Gardens and experience rainforest, mangroves and open woodlands. Highlights include the waterfall, the playground with its treehouse, the cafe as well as the self-guided multimedia tree walk. Facebook: George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely shady and peaceful visit to the Botanic Gardens which featured a beautiful bromeliad display. Stop for a picnic or use the cafe for a drink or a snack. The gardens are walking distance from the city (wear a sun hat and good walking...More

Thank Clare S
GBDBG, Guest Relations Manager at Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Much appreciated!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well maintained sadly parts were being revamped, some work needs to be done on the signs as they are difficult to read. We are happy to take our rubbish but others appeared not to maybe some bins would be a good ideaMore

Thank LynneSusanne
GBDBG, Guest Relations Manager at Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your feedback! We have identified directional signage as one of our main areas to be improved and are currently in the design stages for new and more comprehensive signage. The signage will start to get installed this new financial year. As to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gardens are lovely for a bit of a walk around and some flora photography. Nicely set out. Lovely childrens garden and activity section. Saw lots of kids enjoying themselves. Went to the cafe within the gardens while I was there (Eva's Cafe) - very disappointing....More

Thank IamAussietraveller
GBDBG, Guest Relations Manager at Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Gardens and thanks for taking the time to write a review! We are always happy to receive feedback from visitors and would greatly appreciate it if you could contact us on 8999 4418 to tell us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent several hours wandering through the magnificent gardens featuring exquisite ferns and tropical plant species. Well worth a visit no matter how long or short your stay in Darwin is.

Thank Dorrigogirl
GBDBG, Guest Relations Manager at Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and recommending the Gardens! We are always happy to hear from visitors and are working hard to make your experience of the Gardens a great one!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely well maintained gardens, and many pleasant walks and shady trees to stop and rest. Close to CBD and public bus stops

Thank R1216VJcherylw
GBDBG, Guest Relations Manager at Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review! We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant visit in our Gardens!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the well kept and interesting gardens. Plenty of shady spots to rest and enjoy the surrounding nature.

Thank Peter_Clare_50
GBDBG, Guest Relations Manager at Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed the Gardens!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk around here was very pleasant and they have a greatarray of trees and plants. It is a good way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Ross W
GBDBG, Guest Relations Manager at Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's great to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Gardens! Thanks for visiting us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight is the rain forest walk, but is a greta introduction to the plants of the Top End, including a great section of cycads--many not found anywhere else in the world

Thank AriC174
GBDBG, Guest Relations Manager at Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review AriC174, we really appreciate that! And we have to admit that we are quite proud of our cycad collection so it's great to hear that you enjoyed that particular section of our Gardens.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant walk through the gardens. Interesting to see the Boab trees and the rainforest path. They're well maintained and are perfect for a stroll on a hot dry season morning. Bass in the Grass was on when we were there, so I'm not sure we...More

Thank David C
GBDBG, Guest Relations Manager at Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello David C, thanks for taking the time to write a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Gardens and hope you had a great time at Bass in the Grass!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical of most botanic gardens although there was very little out in flower and it was a particularly hot day. There had been no rain so the waterfall etc. was dry. Due to the heat we cut the visit a little shorter than we would...More

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I need to change a review on Darwin.botanic gardens to be Alice springs botanic garden
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