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George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8999 4418
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US$89.36*
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Explore Darwin City Sights
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US$30.06*
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Walk the Darwin Botanic Gardens
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US$77.17*
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Darwin City Sightseeing Tour with Optional Sunset Cruise
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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.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tropical plants” (20 reviews)
“rainforest walk” (12 reviews)
“different areas” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8999 4418
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The small people love this place. They can run and play and climb the tree house, see the water fountain, race around pathways and across lawns and enjoy a picnic with their family. So peaceful yet in the middle of a city. So much to...More

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close to CBS. Well laid out and easy to walk around with lots of interest Watch out for the large python in a tree near the water fountains along from the cafe. He hasn't moved in 4 years - wonder why. A good example of...More

Thank Michael L
Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit and got to see some of our key features in the Darwin Botanic Gardens.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Botanical Gardens for the abundance of unusual plants and features ,these gardens did not disappoint us .It has been replaced after 80% was destroyed in 1974 after Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin .They have done a fantastic job .There are 33 different sites to...More

Thank gasman111
Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens and you came at the best time of the day before it got to bad with the humidity. Maybe you can come again in the dry season for your next visit :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always love visiting Botanical Gardens in all the cities we visit if time permits. There is something much more enchanting in tropical botanical gardens and this one does to disappoint. Rolling hills meets sculptured level walkways, there always some interesting tree or flowers in...More

Thank Sillypiggys
Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review "Sillypiggys". Glad you enjoyed your visit to the Darwin Botanic Gardens. You have the right idea coming in the morning during this time of year. Hopefully you will visit us again during the dry season to experience the "cooler" time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm struggling a bit following knee surgery and need a walker for support for a while. I found the Disable facilities very clean and tidy and accessible as were the remainder of the gardens. This Botanic Garden is pretty special, displaying all the exotic trees...More

Thank Geordie1943
Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review "Geordie1943". Glad you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens. Sounds like you enjoyed our unpredictable wet season too. Happy that the disabled facilities met your needs. We also have a motorised scooter up here in the Visitors Centre to use...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ventured to the Botanic gardens today and had a wonderful time. They have really created a sanctuary in the middle of the city. Would highly recommend- we were also pleased that this can be dog friendly (if dog is on a leash) so our...More

Thank Courtney I
Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Courtney. Glad the whole family had fun. Hope you can come again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

must do in darwin i went late december and still stunning suggest you go early as you can as very muggy later in day and if older person can be a struggle up and down the hills great rest areas and the coffee shop staff...More

Thank brian c
Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Brian. I'm glad you had the right idea to come in the morning during wet season it does get very hot by the afternoon if we don't get that rain. Happy to know you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These botanic gardens are definitely worth a visit! It's not too far from the centre of town, and within walking distance. It's a sizable garden with lots of beautiful plants, butterflies, and birds.

Thank Katie D
Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Katie D. Glad you enjoyed your visit. It sounds like you explored the Gardens and found the beauty of what we have here. Hopefully you will visit us again in the dry season.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a few days solo in Darwin along my travels and walked up to these Botanical Gardens from the waterfront. It was a long and hot walk but well worth it as this is one of the most enjoyable Botanical Gardens I have been...More

Thank Jessica F
Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Jessica. That would have been a hot and long walk from the waterfront. Thank you for taking the time to explore and enjoy the Gardens. I will pass on the appreciation of the areas to the staff on the grounds....More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

Great for a little nature treat in the city. Family friendly with activities for the children to do and pram access. Facilities clean and staff welcoming. Spend as much or as little time as you like. Entry is free. Fantastic little cafe there to have...More

Thank Leslee C
Helen P, Visitor Services Officer at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Leslee for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens. Hopefully you can come again soon.

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