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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

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Blue Mountains Botanic Garden sits on 252 hectares of land with 28 hectares open to the public and is home to 21,000 plants and 900 species. The Garden is the only botanic garden in the world in a World Heritage Area and is focused on the...more
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Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, New South Wales 2758, Australia
+61 2 4567 3000
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All reviews free entry bells line of road cool climate blue mountains plants and trees cafe restaurant high altitude autumn colours pack a picnic pie beautiful flowers full bloom formal gardens nice restaurant bird life water features couple of hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Mount Tomah many times, at different times of year The weather can be brisk, but worth it to meander through the tracks of the garden

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank T6993KXdavidm
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Wonderful gardens with such a large variety with wonderful colours with different flowers showing with the change of the season. At present the rhododendrons, proteas and waratahs have a wonderful show but these are only just a few of the many plants displayed. There also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sue255060
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a wonderful place to see the amazing landscape of the Blue Mountains. There are stunning views from the observation platform as you arrive. It's as beautiful as some of the main sightseeing spots such as Echo Point in Katoomba, but far quieter and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed 6 November 2018

beautiful cold climate botanic garden that is a must during the winter months if you're visiting the blue mountains. BYO a picnic and enjoy!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nick F
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The scenery was very beautiful and decorations well thought out. The grazing table put on by the hosts was an abundance of deli foods and antipasto delights. The staff were friendly, food was delicious and the private section, spacious. I would recommend the Portager for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic example of the cool climate gardens in The Blue Mountains. Late in the year was my best experience

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kelvin O
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Went here again in a new season (spring) and the garden had different plants flowering. They have a great range of natives and I was surprised also by the different varieties of succulents. There was a couple of sections roped off where construction work is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful day out with stunning panoramic views of the blue mountains, great diversity of flora to see, a romantic setting perfect for a peaceful picnic. Nice cafe and canteen for lunch at the gardens too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eemperatriza
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I had read about the gardens in an article in Country Style Magazine as it was part of a driving trip one of their writers did. We virtually did all the sites she recommended and this attraction was one of the best. The gardens are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The gardens were beautiful with some amazing views of the Blue Mountains. Loved spending a few hours there and taking photos of the plants and flowers. Was a little disappointed to find that not all plants were labeled, but I’m sure I’ll be able to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Audrey I
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k c
10 February 2017|
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Response from VistorExp | Property representative |
sorry for the delayed reply. yes you will need a car to visit us here or hire a bus between a group as many people do
Naomi R
29 June 2016|
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Response from VistorExp | Property representative |
hello - sorry for the delayed response. you are best to drive to the gardens or arrange a bus between a group as there is no station here