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Colac Botanic Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Relaxing

Nice and relaxing visit to the Botanical Gardens. It's surrounded by a 1.1km car track that's open... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CosmoBates
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Colac, Australia
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Right next to the lake

These gardens are well maintained and a nice for a quick stroll around. The also have the added... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
whatawonderfulw
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Melbourne, Australia
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Fyans Street, Colac, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and relaxing visit to the Botanical Gardens. It's surrounded by a 1.1km car track that's open until 4-4:30pm most days. Alot of people utilise the surrounding path as a walking or jogging track. Many different variety of trees and flowers from elms and Oaks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

These gardens are well maintained and a nice for a quick stroll around. The also have the added bonus of being right next door to Lake Colac and children's playgrounds. A pleasant spot to visit when in Colac.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank whatawonderfulw
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A well kept garden that is beautiful to walk around when the sun is out. Good for first time visitors or locals.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LeoYuo3
Reviewed 8 September 2018

With a lovely outdoor dining area it makes for a stunning view and fresh air while sipping on a cuppa and filling your tummy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Murphy M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Took my sister and family there a while back during the summer months for a picnic. Kids had a ball and we walked around the whole place and by the water also. Thoroughly enjoyed the place. Thanks Colac... will be back for sure.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Used for footy training preseason and for the occasional walk and/or run Brough the gardens. Really well kept and clean as well and easy to navigate through the gardens

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank FredP1293
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This is the must stop place in Colac. With the big lake, colac botanic garden has really nice view, specially in Autumn

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to enjoy nature, take your dog for a walk or have a picnic, look no further because, this is as good as it gets. And it's not crowded like a lot of city garden's.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MasterDavo
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We had driven to Colac to get to the Red Rock Lookout and then found this place. A lovely large wetland area with many paths and good photographic opportunities. Most enjoyable.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Whether you're out for a stroll or you take a small interest in botany this is the place for you. Playground, a large area for kicking the footy and cool plants all around. Cafe in the gardens too, not many places i'd rather be in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ryland M
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