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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

233 Maleny-Stanley River Rd | Corner Mountain View Road, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 400 091 731
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great day out - fantastic views.

really enjoyed our day at the Botanic gardens. The aviary is also worth a look. Staff are very... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Tunnel-tiger
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Kent
Nice garden & view

Nice garden & view but not sure if it's worth paying $16 per person? I guess someone needs to... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
LC888
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Melbourne, Australia
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Visit the 'Jewel' of Maleny: Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World: AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE. "The most exquisite gardens I've seen in my 41 years in the garden business. It will be the next wonder of the world!" Graham Ellis, The Garden Guru 2011. Set on over three hectares the manicured, magnificent Gardens are positioned high on the escarpment. They are privately owned and form a panorama of waterfalls, lakes, ponds and colourful plantings. Uniquely landscaped layers, idyllic rainforest surroundings and the spectacular Glasshouse Mountains backdrop create a truly unique garden. BIRD WORLD: Our facilitated, interactive Bird Encounter in the Bird Aviary brings you up close and personal with colourful birds of the world from Finches to Macaws. We conduct regular guided walks daily, please enquire about Tour Times when purchasing your Garden Entry, as tour times may vary due to demand. Sit near the waterfall, watch, listen and photograph birds as they alight upon you -an awesome experience. Then visit our MINIATURE ANIMAL enclosure - a favourite with all ages. Enjoy chicken, ducks, geese, guinea fowl and pat our miniature animals: Ginger & Frosty the alpacas,cuddle Bah Bah the sheep and snowflake the billy goat, enjoy Sparky the horse, Pippen the donkey. There are lovely walks throughout the Gardens however you are welcome to just enjoy our fabulous Devonshire Tea any time during the day, in one of the gazebos overlooking the Gardens and mountains. Bring a picnic to enjoy in the gardens by one of the many lakes, lounge on your blanket and soak up the peace and serenity. You can even bring your dog on a lead! Our gazebos are ideal to hold your special celebration with friends or family - book for a High Tea catered especially for you. For group bookings phone or email us to arrange a date and time. A breathtaking location for your magical day: "You could not have a more beautiful venue for your wedding" is a comment we regularly receive. Explore the many tranquil and romantic settings for your ceremony and photography and choose one or a combination of components to suit your special day. The photo opportunities are endless. Let the sights and the sound of running water enchant you and your guests and provide you with an experience that you will cherish for life. Gardens are open 9am to 4.30pm on weekends, Queensland school holidays, Queensland public holidays and closed week days. Aviary tours several times daily. Entry by Admission, take advantage of our Family Day and Annual Passes. 233 Maleny-Stanley River Road corner Mountain View Road, Maleny
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233 Maleny-Stanley River Rd | Corner Mountain View Road, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
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+61 400 091 731

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

really enjoyed our day at the Botanic gardens. The aviary is also worth a look. Staff are very knowledgeable about their birds and enjoy sharing with the visitors. Great for the kids who all get a chance to hold some of the birds.

1  Thank Tunnel-tiger
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice garden & view but not sure if it's worth paying $16 per person? I guess someone needs to maintain the garden.

Thank LC888
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Spent hours here...even though it was Easter Sunday it was not crowded. Best views of the Glasshouse Mountains. Next time we will take a picnic 😝

Thank Maureen Q
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The staff were very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. As soon as we paid and stepped outside the owner put three beautiful birds on us in turn and allowed us time to make photos. We did the 10:30 tour of the aviary which lasted...More

1  Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

100's of Birds in the Aviary - all were happy and many were exceptionally friendly. 'Coco' even sang Old MacDonald had a farm! Easy to spend a whole day exploring, taking in the beautiful scenery and gardens.

Thank Toby C
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the walk through Gardens and Avery. Beautiful birds and friendly staff. Kids had a good time feeding the birds too

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place. Among the best that I have seen in the world. I urge you to visit for yourself.

Thank Nixcole1
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The Gardens are beautiful. We hadn't been for a couple of years and there was so much more to see this time. We kept finding more stuff we didn't realise was there. We met the owner, Frank, who is very friendly and really passionate about...More

Thank Lindsey B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We rented the buggy for $18, an hour of driving around the botanical gardens and stopping to see views and capturing photos we had a 45 minute aviary show with some stunning parrots and birds, very colorful indeed.

1  Thank arv12345
Reviewed 11 April 2017

But you will pay top dollar for the experience. Good views and well manicured gardens. Didnt look at the birds so cant comment

Thank gilk9
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megsmalone
Are we able to bring our on leash quiet greyhound?
18 October 2016|
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Response from Nigel P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I don't know the answer to your query. I don't recall seeing anyone with a dog when we were there. I suggest you contact the gardens management direct for an answer.
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Judy F
Opening hours?
12 June 2016|
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Response from RossH667 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like someone else has answered. If you are still not sure, check their website
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SeanandJess S
Is there an entry fee ect?
6 July 2015|
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Response from AnnieMaleny | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry regarding Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World. Our opening times for the Gardens are from 9 – 4.30, 7 days a week; we only close on Christmas Day. The cost of Garden Entry is $16 per adult and... More
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