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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens

Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
+61 488 033 239
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Nice place to relax

One of the nicest things to do and to see here on Tamborine Mountain. Very well maintained gardens... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Exotic and peaceful away from the crowds

I can recommend a visit early in the morning, I went in at 9 am and had the gardens to myself for... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jane B
Busselton, 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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  • Average6%
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Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
+61 488 033 239

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the nicest things to do and to see here on Tamborine Mountain. Very well maintained gardens, great to unwind and to free your mind. Not many people there while we visited the garden so I could imagine that it is nice to work,...More

Thank jessicagardener27
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I can recommend a visit early in the morning, I went in at 9 am and had the gardens to myself for nearly an hour, before squealy children arrrived, it’s stunning and beautifully planted and cared for, many exotic plants, trees, a rain forest walk,...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I now visit the gardens every time we visit Tamborine. Love, love, love them. Keep up the great work.

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Did not know it is here. Great walk and place for the kids to walk and play. Bring a picknick or buy food near. Make sure you wear enclosed shoes so you can do the walks

Thank Troy T
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

These beautiful gardens are the handiwork of dedicated local volunteers who lovingly tend to pruning, planting and maintaining the gardens. Struggling due to months without rain some of the plants are late with their spring blooming. Recent rain has that sorted so expect beautiful flowering...More

Thank Willstars
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This was our third visit to Tamborine, and we did not know this was here. It is free (a donation box is there if you wish). It is run etc. by volunteers from the local garden club, and what an excellent job. It is beautifully...More

Thank katejim1
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Fabulous garden. Has many themed sections.Palm walk, Japanese garden,orchid house etc. Great place to have your lunch after you have looked around. Nice picnic area. Also a small nursery that sells plants. Well worth a look.

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We spent a few hours here at the Botanic gardens going through each section and thoroughly enjoying how well the gardens are set out. There are lots of interactive sections for kids, great spots to sit and have a picnic or admire the garden. You...More

Thank asfletcher
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Decided to walk there whilst on a girls weekend. The gardens were so beautiful and very well maintained. Really enjoyed our time there.

Thank tinap00l
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if visiting Mount Tamborine. It's free to visit but a donation is appreciated for maintenance. It's a very easy walk with lots of benches and picnic tables. Plan to spend about 30 minutes walking around at a leisurely pace. Would...More

Thank TravelingSpinsterTA
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5 February 2017|
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Response from ehsenz | Reviewed this property |
From surfers paradise about 30 minutes, without traffic congestions.
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
Theresa M
19 March 2015|
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