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Thursday Plantation

Lot, 7 Gallans Rd, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6620 5150
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Best Ballina attraction

Short drive out of Ballina and free entry. Beautiful gardens and excellent staff knowledge. Free... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Penny D
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Melbourne, Australia
Free and fascinating

No entry fee is charged at the Thursday Plantation, which has something for everyone. Inside is an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janelle R
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lot, 7 Gallans Rd, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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"great staff"
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"worth a visit"
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"products"
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"mosquitoes"
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"cream"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Short drive out of Ballina and free entry. Beautiful gardens and excellent staff knowledge. Free testers of all products, including a wide variety of essential oils.. Some good specials available. Compact gift packs available. Cafe.

Thank Penny D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No entry fee is charged at the Thursday Plantation, which has something for everyone. Inside is an interesting display and short movie explaining the process of extracting tea tree oil and the history of the plantation. The shop sells tea tree products at a reasonable...More

Thank Janelle R
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

I was not sure at first if the entry was free, then great it is free! The maze is great to try, not easy to find out the way, but the little secret is 'Right is right'. There are various discount products on offer, I...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

We went here as kind of an afterthought once we had run out of other stuff to do but it was certainly a pleasant surprise! There is a lovely rainforest walk (very short) but found a zen garden which the kids raked for ages (age...More

Thank KerryB4
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Terrific range of products everything possible from Tea Tree. Started with FREE Entry. Great staff and helpful advice, like put some of this on before you go to the maze or the rainforest walk as there are mosquitoes. Great rainforest walk with sign posting. Good...More

Thank Tony H
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Fanastic staff who know their products. We make annual trips there to stock up on a variety of their products. Much cheaper to purchase tea tree products here than anywhere else. Often have good discounts too.

Thank Andrea D
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Friendly knowledgeable staff about their Ti Tree & oils products. Lots of testers for you to try different ranges of powders, ointments, mozxie sprays etc. Clean toilets. Mozzies season so didn't try the maze or the tour. Lots of bargains at half price if you...More

Thank Vivian C
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

What a great place to visit. Beautiful gardens, sculptures, the maze, and of course the wonderful range of natural products to help us all look after ourselves.....some made up into very attractive gift packs. The video in the little media room was really interesting.....just ask...More

Thank D_Walton2013
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

This attraction may be small but it's well worth a visit. It's also free entry. The video is really interesting and the products cheaper than in the UK. It was raining so we didn't venture into the grounds but the maze looked good. We recommend!

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had a nice relaxing hour visiting the interesting gardens. Very peaceful place with lots of tea tree products you can buy or test

Thank BryceJanine
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