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E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens

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Peace & beauty: the way the world should be

There's something for everyone at the Camellia Gardens, from youngsters to grandparents. It offers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bronte_129
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Sydney, Australia
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Nature trail in the garden, bring a camera!

A good choice of lunch menu in the Teahouse, friendly and quick service, afterwards a good two... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
NewExperience2014
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's something for everyone at the Camellia Gardens, from youngsters to grandparents. It offers a calming and tranquil atmosphere - which will have you feeling relaxed and de-stressed in no time. A paved path meanders past a flowing brook, through shrubs, a rainforest, over little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

A good choice of lunch menu in the Teahouse, friendly and quick service, afterwards a good two hours of slowly walking the well-maintained garden with paved paths and observing the flying foxes, birds and goldfish. Teens were competing to get good photos of the animals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NewExperience2014
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Significant range of Camellias mixed in with a heap of other plants. Excellent little Cafe within the grounds but make sure you book. Limited parking on the grounds but a little more available if you head up the access street.

Date of experience: September 2018
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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review :)

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Really nice place to walk around. Doesn’t take long to walk around the area, but a nice place to go for a walk and relax.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emaleas2018
VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review :)

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The camellias were out as were the spring annuals and the azaleas. So much colour to see as you meandered through this wonderful park. Lots of birds and so many gorgeous baby ducklings. There were lots of families enjoying the warmth of the first day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is a lovely oasis in the shire for a picnic or a calming visit. Smaller than I recall as a child, part is set on the slope with a creek, beautiful lush gardens, grassy areas and children's play areas. The toilets and water fountains...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your review :)

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Great place to go, lovely surroundings however always very slow service and too crowded as in too many tables crammed in.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank suzanwalker57
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a lovely, relaxed day out with the kids—Camélia Gardens is for you! Take a picnic rug, a few snacks and play on the playground or walk through the amazing gardens exploring the many paths and feeding ducks breadcrumbs. There are a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I have known about Camellia Gardens for years and never visited until today. We had a picnic in the grounds. It is truly an oasis in the middle of suburbia - lots of ducks and birds and they aren't frightened of humans. Lovely greenery and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ging466
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Loved walking around these beautifuul gardens admiring the last of the camellias and the spring azaleas.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Robyn R
VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed it!

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Jennifer H
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Hello Jennifer, You are actually better to get the train to Caringbah Train Station, its approx. 20 - 25 minute walk from the there. From the train station you need to head south down the Kingsway then turn right on to... More
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