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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden

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Been meaning to visit every time we pass through Port Augusta and finally we made the effort. If... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lance C
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Augusta, Australia
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Lovely afternoon at gardens

We enjoyed walking through the gardens and the birds we saw too. We had a delicious meal in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer0000011111
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Adelaide, Australia
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The Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden was established in 1993 to research, conserve and promote the wider appreciation of Australia’s arid zone flora. Located on the shores of Upper Spencer Gulf with spectacular views to the ancient Flinders...more
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Stuart Highway, Port Augusta, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been meaning to visit every time we pass through Port Augusta and finally we made the effort. If you have any interest at all in gardening and/or Australian flora then you will enjoy this garden. Very easy walks take you through a variety of landscapes...More

Thank Lance C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed walking through the gardens and the birds we saw too. We had a delicious meal in the cafe too.

Thank Jennifer0000011111
Bernie144, Front Office Manager at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review - we love hearing that visitors enjoy our garden.

Reviewed 17 August 2018

Very well organised, lots of information as you move around. There are a number of walks of different durations to choose from, from quick walks around the gardens close to the visitors centre to 2.5hr walks around the outer rim. Even if you don't have...More

Thank Jo T
Bernie144, Front Office Manager at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely review - really glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Apart from a great café, the gardens and the ever present wildlife were amazing. We visited the gardens three times, the latter two visits to have meals at the café as we passed through Port Augusta the three times on our trip.

Thank johnwV2400DA
Bernie144, Front Office Manager at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thanks so much for the wonderful review - I'm really glad you've enjoyed your visits.

Reviewed 5 August 2018

The gardens are well worth a visit and provide some good details about Australian outback flora that grow in arid conditions and in particular areas of South Australia. The garden is well laid out and species well signed. There are a number of walking tracks...More

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Bernie144, Front Office Manager at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks very much for the review.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here unfortunately not many flowers were in bloom. The bush garden was interesting & the view was great Great coffee

Thank Maxine S
Bernie144, Front Office Manager at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks for the lovely review Maxine 😊

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We started with the Red Cliffs walk and ended up at the Gardes. They are well laid out in different Regions. Amazing to see how much variety there is in arid plants. Loved the various sculptures.

Thank gra11182
Bernie144, Front Office Manager at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thanks so much for the great review

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

What a lovely spit to stop. Cafe was great with beautiful coffee and scones. Gardens were beautiful and kids had a great time exploring. Learned a lot about arid gardens. Worth a visit

Thank Deakesy
Bernie144, Front Office Manager at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thanks so much for the lovely review - really glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Great to view plants of the Bush close up. Art work is great to view as well. Free but can donate coins. Lovely cafe and plant nursery

Thank MaryLou G
Bernie144, Front Office Manager at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thanks for the lovely review 😊

Reviewed 22 July 2018

We went there to look at the plants but was very happy to find the café was brilliant. Had morning tea and then lunch and noticed a lot of people coming for the food. Good fun and interesting.

Thank z4321
Bernie144, Front Office Manager at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review - I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Maybe we'll see you again some time.😊

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SueM3892
12 February 2018|
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Response from yhi904 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed in most of the gardens. There is a lot of wild life just roaming around so I expect that’s the reason. If you get in touch with the site there are nearby kennels which will Board dogs for the day
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Beth H
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Response from Grandma07012007 | Reviewed this property |
The entry to the gardens was free
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