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Light rain made for stunning photos!

Lovely gardens to wander around in and spent an hour or two. Beautiful trees, shrubs and flowers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
CLEAN public toilets

Such a pleasant stopover place for us. The gardens are beautiful - predominantly lawn and huge... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Ballarat, Australia
via mobile
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“weary dunlop”(14 reviews)
2A Bridge St W, Benalla, Victoria 3672, Australia
+61 3 5760 2600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is pleasant enough but compared to some other efforts around Victoria such as Melbourne's Cranbourne annex, it is uninspiring. My opinion hasn't changed in the decade since I last visited. There are some good photo opportunities for pre-nuptials but that's about it. An easy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens to wander around in and spent an hour or two. Beautiful trees, shrubs and flowers. Great children's playground area! It had been raining before our visit, so the freshness made for stunning photos! Definitely worth visiting!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Has the most beautiful roses with a gorgeous perfume that you can smell just by walking past. Cafe is available at the art gallery.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hayesx2
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Such a pleasant stopover place for us. The gardens are beautiful - predominantly lawn and huge trees and masses of roses. And the bonus is CLEAN public toilets and there is toilet paper IN the toilet paper holders.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chballarat
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Amazing Roses and other plants and trees in this very well kept Botanic Garden. Near the lake and a lovely spot to sit and relax.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CorkeSydney
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Beautifully maintained gardens and park. We were lucky enough to visit for the festival and enjoyed the market stalls spread throughout the gardens. What a beautiful setting. The art gallery is also beautiful and all set right by the water.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lyndall
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Well the view from the road, just could not go past the beautiful roses all out in bloom , all colours , could not stop taking photos, a lovely area to picnic under the shade spreading trees with a lake flowing past ,well worth a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fay p
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The rose gardens are the highlight of Benalla's Botanic Gardens, with good signage for rose buffs. Also recommended is the Weary Dunlop memorial statue. What an inspirational medico Benalla can count among its past residents!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Normie472
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A fine example of country botanic gardens. The rose gardens are extensive and renowned. Many of the trees are magnificent specimens. The lake adjoining the gardens adds to the atmosphere. There is an excellent children's playground.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jabema
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The title says it all. The gardens were truly lovely and a great spot for families or a picnic or whatever. But if you need to use a toilet I'd suggest going elsewhere. The soulless uninviting dirty unisex boxes are to be avoided. A woman...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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