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Inverawe Native Gardens

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Address: 1565 Channel Hwy, Margate, Tasmania 7054, Australia
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+61 3 6267 2020
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Tasmania's largest landscaped Native garden winds around the shores of...

Tasmania's largest landscaped Native garden winds around the shores of North West Bay. Inverawe enjoys stunning views and contains over 7000 Australian and Tasmanian native plants. There is always something in bloom in this sustainable, low chemical use, waterwise garden. Interpretive signs enhance the experience. Bird watchers have spotted 84 species at Inverawe, including all 12 endemics. Open seven days a week, September through May, other times by arrangement.

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Lovely Gardens

Well worth a visit. I wasn't sure if it was worth the drive , but it was a delight and owned by charming people happy to talk to you about their amazing project

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Valerie O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. I wasn't sure if it was worth the drive , but it was a delight and owned by charming people happy to talk to you about their amazing project

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular views over the bay, a wonderful array of native plants, well kept paths and plenty of seats to sit and admire the views. The information panels are very informative, lovely poems and small garden statues spread throughout. Owners very friendly and happy to chat.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely setting looking over the water. The hosts are helpful. Even in autumn, plenty in flower. Nice to see a garden with swathes of plants you can immerse yourself in.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2017

A pleasant stroll through a variety of native Tasmanian plants. Not well publicised but very good for both keen gardeners and birdwatchers and it is easily found as it's next to Margate Train. Parking is on the road and then you get a brief orientation talk from the owners before you can wander at will. Plenty of seating to sit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We spent about 2 hours at Inverawe this morning. What an enchanting place! Margaret and Bill are devoted to keeping threatened floral species growing, and over many years have placed them in a serene, wonderful environment among all the other plants that exist there. Margaret introduces visitors to the Gardens, and her overview and advice made it easy for us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went here in search of birds. Well there are never any guarantees with that! However you can be guaranteed of a delightful few hours minimum of strolling through these magnificent gardens. Made all the more special as the owners explain and provide any information or answers to your flora and fauna questions. Well worth a visit.... More 

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Huonville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Inverawe is not just an amazing native garden, but also contains interesting snippets of history and botanical information. As well, it has quirky features dotted throughout the large garden area. You can sit and enjoy the garden, water views and bird life or wander the paths and discover the huge range of native plants and trees. Grevilleas were in flower... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I visited Inverawe with a friend recently, and it was to be part of a full on itinerary, so I planned for less than an hour there but we spent a whole blissful morning wandering around the well made paths and loving the many and varied plants, trees and birdlife. First we were greeted by the owners and "introduced" to... More 

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William C, Owner at Inverawe Native Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your kind words. We've had a bit a rain through winter and into spring and the garden has never looked better. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We visited back in April for our honey moon and was expecting to see natives but got charged full price just to see weeds , it was unfortunate we could get half price admin as there wasn't much to see

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William C, Owner at Inverawe Native Gardens, responded to this review

Charmaine - if you had spoken to me at the time I'm sure we could have resolved this. We meet all visitors to introduce the garden and are happy to debrief at the end of their visit. I suspect the "weeds" were in fact native plants. In 15 years we've removed 22 acres of weeds, including Hawthorn, Blackberry, Boneseed, Briar,... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited the gardens on our honeymoon to Tasmania, my wife was looking forward to seeing native plants and flowers but due the low levels of rain fall there was very little to be seen, we understood that this cannot be helped but it would have been nice that we were clearly advised to this before paying... More 

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William C, Owner at Inverawe Native Gardens, responded to this review

Ray, there is always a lot to be seen at Inverawe. In May the Kangaroo Paws were just finishing, the Correas were coming into bloom, The Paper Daisies were continuing and there were some Grevilleas in bloom, plus some of the autumn Banksias were blooming. When visiting a tourist attraction and are disappointed, express your feelings to the operator at... More 

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