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The 16 ha area that is now Olive Pink Botanic Garden was gazetted in 1956 as the Australian Arid Regions Flora Reserve after intense lobbying by the Garden’s founder, and first honorary curator, Miss Olive Muriel Pink.The Garden is part of a...more
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Tuncks Road, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
This botanic is dedicated to the owner who started the botanic: Muriel Pink.
This a great place to admire the plants, trees and flowers in the outback.
By the way, there are metal statues.
We saw some nice birds and kangaroos as well. The kangaroos...More
We have been going to this rather iconic place in Alice Springs for 3 years. Our regular custom is mainly because of the unique Central Australian arid gardens, established by the amazing Olive Pink. Our experience with rhe cafe has been very mixed. The food...More
What an incredible woman and such an inspiration. This garden just thrives in the desert conditions and is clearly loved by the carers and the animals. Well worth a visit and a great place to stop for lunch
... and Miss Olive Pink was a fascinating character. Good interpretive signage. A cause worth supporting- free entry, but use the cafe and make a donation. Lunch menu delicious and healthy, and friendly staff. Well worth a visit for lunch/breakfast and a wander.
The nachos at the cafe are GODLY 12/10 came with guac, sour cream, cheese, salsa and beans in Seperate Pots?? Amazing. Delicious. I’d eat 5 plates. I would move here just for the nachos seriously. Nice milkshakes. Nice staff. Very pretty place. Seriously though the...More
It's interesting to have a botanic garden in the middle of the desert! It definitely gives you an appreciation for the hardiness of plants that manage to survive in this environment.
The highlight was seeing the rather rare black-footed rock wallbies. We were there just...More
Response from travella2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is free entry, It c an be very hot there so take a hat, bottle water & sunscreen with you & wear shoes that are comfortable & that you can walk on uneven ground, especially if you decide to do the walk up on the... More
Hi, it is free entry, It c an be very hot there so take a hat, bottle water & sunscreen with you & wear shoes that are comfortable & that you can walk on uneven ground, especially if you decide to do the walk up on the ridge. They have a café there as well. Enjoy.