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Winter Flowering

Even in Winter these gardens are full of colour and beautiful. The paths are well made and clean... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Fabulous Gardens

Happily we chose a beautiful sunny day on our visit to these picturesque gardens. They are well... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Mim L
Melbourne, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Yarrbat Avenue, Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria 3103, Australia
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Even in Winter these gardens are full of colour and beautiful. The paths are well made and clean. The walking is easy and there are seats placed regularly along the way.

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Happily we chose a beautiful sunny day on our visit to these picturesque gardens. They are well maintained and a pleasure to walk around and admire the plants and lawns. We especially loved the little babbling stream and tropical plants running through a quiet shady...More

Thank Mim L
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We were looking for a park to visit that we hadn't been to before, and Google came up with this one. We loved it. So beautifully maintained, great paved and gravel walkways, very accessible to everyone. There are some lovely lawned areas for picnics or...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

These gardens are an experience not to be missed. Lovely trees and plants, charming walks. Very serene.

Thank Marian H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely a hidden gem in Balwyn. Lots of fun things for the kids to play in the playground and beautiful garden to explore. Good to take pouches here too. Something for everyone .

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Maranoa Gardens is a lovely place to walk, relaxing and quiet, like a mini local botanic gardens in the Eastern Suburbs. Bring your own picnic, learn about the plants, see the view from the lookout and there is a kids playground near the car park.

Thank wendyt26
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Maranoa Gardens are a green space in increasingly urbanised Balwyn. There are lovely walks through the native garden as well as a children's playground and city views.

Thank ConstantTraveller77
Reviewed 1 February 2017

loved by the locals it's worth a visit - great for all ages. Fantastic play area and for kids parties - just get there early to bag a spot.

Thank Tashi123
Reviewed 18 January 2017

a great local park with room for riding bikes, a playground, a tower to climb, barbeque area and a fenced off area to walk the dogs. Plenty of interesting plants to look at and some great cafes a short drive, or walk, away. Great on...More

Thank Wombateous
Reviewed 6 January 2017

A beautiful established garden with many Australian trees and shrubs enabling viewers to plan their own native gardens, set among mature trees and lawns, with an excellent children's playground. Good views of the surrounding suburbs.

Thank munro37
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9 April 2018|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure about plug in.... perhaps if you contact the council page that maintains the gardens they could let you know. I think it is in the shire of Boorandarah.
Maria M
29 August 2015|
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Response from localvisitator |
No. Dogs are not permitted in Maranoa Gardens but may be exercised in Beckett Park next door.