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Colac Botanic Gardens

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Address: Fyans Street, Colac, Victoria, Australia
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+61 3 5232 9400
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10:00 - 16:00
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Take a relaxing walk

When in Colac make your way north to the Colac Botanic Gardens, fifteen hectares of lush garden beautifully maintained a credit to their gardeners. Located on the banks of Lake... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Colac, Australia
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Colac, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Colac make your way north to the Colac Botanic Gardens, fifteen hectares of lush garden beautifully maintained a credit to their gardeners. Located on the banks of Lake Colac. Apart from the beautiful walking area within the gardens there is ample space to find a quiet corner and picnic. With BBQs near the childrens playground and adjoining a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A beautiful stroll through these gardens is recommended very well maintained a very relaxing place to unwind

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Thank Freddy19612014
Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect for a stroll with kids in prams oldies or any age really.. Paths smooth and easily walked, mostly flat.. There is a road and cars were driving through the gardens as well, which I thought was a bit odd when I was giving junior time out of the pram.. But saves walking, I guess. Easy parking and wonderful vista... More 

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Thank RedTart1
Paso Robles, California
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326 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We came here on the recommendation of the folks at the Colac Visitory Information Centre. It was well worth it! We'd seen many gardens already in our trip to Australia, but this was very impressive on this beautiful day. It was a weekday afternoon, which helped, as there were very few people enjoying the gardens. It is quite a nice... More 

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Thank pasowine
Colac, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Love the botanic gardens. Perfect for a picnic or a barbecue, wonderful park for the kids to play while you enjoy the lovely surroundings

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Thank justmevoula
Brisbane, Australia
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

There was a lot of different areas in the gardens and wide paths that allowed for people on bikes to also enjoy the space.

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Thank Maria F
Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Nice old botanic gardens right by lake Colac. We visited during the winter months but I'm sure during spring time it would become even more beautiful with all the flowers blooming. Quite a nice walk around the gardens if you are interested in horticulture on a small scale. Most of the walk would be wheelchair accessible.

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Thank AmyKay1988
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Weather wasn't great with it being winter but it was very interesting reading the information on the trees and the bushes. Would return in Summer.

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Thank F18Cook
Colac, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

These Gardens celebrated 150 years in 2015 and they are, still as beautiful as ever. They must be one of the last drive threw gardens I know, yes that is right if you want to show them off to someone that could not walk the distance then why not drive them around the gardens. The cafe is a perfect place... More 

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Thank Alicia G
Central Mangrove, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

The playground at the botanic gardens is great! We spent ages there.... swings, round about, water pump and digger, boat and others... great place to visit with the children

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