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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens

Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
+61 488 033 239
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A Lovely Place

We thoroughly enjoyed these gardens. A lot of time and effort to make this garden what it is, and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
john j
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Auckland, New Zealand
Memories of love ones

Somewhere special to wander and reflect in beautiul gardens that are not overcrowded with hoardes... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Fiona G
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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%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“japanese garden” (15 reviews)
“rose garden” (9 reviews)
“orchid house” (8 reviews)
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Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
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+61 488 033 239

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed these gardens. A lot of time and effort to make this garden what it is, and they were continuing the great work when we were there. There are many different themes throughout the garden like the Japan Garden. There is a sheltered...More

Thank john j
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Dear john j Thank you for your kind review following your recent visit to the Gardens. It is always pleasing to hear from visitors, especially when they have found the Gardens a pleasant place to visit. I shall pass your comments on to the Volunteers...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Somewhere special to wander and reflect in beautiul gardens that are not overcrowded with hoardes of people.More

Thank Fiona G
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Dear Fiona G Thank you for your review of the Gardens. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit. I am sorry if the Gardens were somewhat messy. The recent storm activity caused a lot of branches and leaves to fall and we are working as...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

These Gardens are beautifully Kept. No one around though to ask anything. Visitor map guide not near entrance sign so difficult to know where to go. Signage of areas was good but no plant names anywhere that I could see. Nice walk but that's about...More

Thank Robert Paul H
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Dear Robert Paul H Thank you for taking the time to review our Gardens following your visit. The Gardens are run and maintained by Volunteers with a small group working at the Gardens propagating on Wednesday Mornings, and the main group of Volunteers, about 20,...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

A lovely, lovely place to spend a few hours. We had a wonderful time admiring the plants and trees, most of them labelled, walking through the rain-forest and photographing the kookaburras who posed admirably for us. Great place for a picnic.More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear wendyanddavid536 The Kookaburras, and the Tawny Frog Mouths are real show ponies at the Garden and I think have taken the title from Peter Beattie as No 1 Media Tart!! As I have said in a previous response, we hope to get all plants...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

The botanic gardens on Tamborine Mountain are a fantastic source of inspiration for artists. It is quiet, peaceful and has a fantastic range of views.More

Thank oldmate99
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear oldmate99 Thank you for your review of the Botanic garden. I am pleased you enjoyed your recent visit. The Gardens are an inspiration for artists and we get many groups, and individuals, coming to the Gardens to capture images, not only on Canvas, but...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Congratulations to all of the hard working volunteers who are responsible for these beautiful gardens. We visited on Saturday with our young daughter and she was enchanted with the Sooty Owl B&B and all of the bridges. We spent a wonderful morning exploring and look...More

Thank nsk493
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear nsk493 I am pleased you were able to visit our Gardens recently and took the time to write a review. The Gardens are a great place to bring children, with the Sooty Owl Walk fast becoming a favourite destination for the younger visitors. Children...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Virtually EVERY plant is marked with their botanic name - and they are local to the area. The gardens are magnificent, a river running through, archways of flowers and winding around the hills, rich with local flora and fauna ...More

Thank Regina L
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear Regina L Thank you for taking the time to review the Botanic Garden following your recent visit. We are very proud of them and our Volunteers love getting feedback. We have been a little behind in labelling plants as our engraving machine packed it...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

We found the Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens to be very quiet and peaceful. But we did call in on a Thursday morning, so it may be very different on weekends. Having said that, there was a wedding taking place in one of the groves near...More

Thank BrisvegasDingo
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear BrisvegasDingo Thank you for your kind words regarding the Botanic Gardens. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again in the future. I am glad you found the Gardens peaceful as Thursday morning is Voluteers day and generally you...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017

It was a welcoming pleasure to be on the mountain, six degrees cooler than in Brisbane on the day of our visit. The botanical gardens was our first stop on our afternoon visit, a short drive away from the main street of Tamborine. The gardens...More

Thank kpiddy
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Hi Kpiddy Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Botanic Gardens, and yes, it is cooler up here! I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and I hope you will visit again. Two points you made, that I would like to...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017

The area is relatively very small, you could walk all of it in under an hour, so on its own it won't make a whole day out, unless you stay for a long picnic, relax and games. Good basic facilities, toilets, sheltered picnic tables. No...More

Thank richard88844
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Hi richard88844 I appreciate you taking the time to review the Gardens, and am pleased you enjoyed your visit. Despite the dry and very hot weather we are having, we have been able to keep the water up to the Gardens and they have not...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
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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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