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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens

Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
+61 488 033 239
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A nice place to enjoy an afternoon walk

The botanical gardens are a quite retreat from the hot weather, with nice walks through rainforest... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
fede_demochila
A real gem in a lovely town

Visited the gardens twice, once at dusk and the then the following morning. Were thrilled at the... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens is an 11 hectare site encompassing a wide variety of gardens from Roses, Magnolias, Bromeliads, Orchids, Camellias, Rhododendrons, Natives, to name but a few. With easy walks, plus some that are not suitable for those with walking limitations, you will be able to see the results of 30 years work by a dedicated group of Volunteers. Picnic tables and shelters are available, plus, throughout the Gardens, Contemplative sites, with a seat, enable the visitor to rest and take in the beauty of nature. On Wednesday and Thursday mornings, plants that have been propagated at the Gardens are available for sale. The Gardens are open every day of the year from dawn to dusk. There is no facility for purchasing food or drink at the Gardens though Gallery Walk, with it's numerous outlets is only a short drive away.
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Forsythia Drive, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
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+61 488 033 239

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

The botanical gardens are a quite retreat from the hot weather, with nice walks through rainforest vegetation and cool air. The gardens provide a group of different walks with each with its particular theme and vegetation. One can spot different birds while on the park....More

Thank fede_demochila
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Dear fede_demochila I am pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens and took the time to review them. It is much cooler on the Mountain than the coast, and even cooler at the Gardens with makes them a lovely place to visit during these...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visited the gardens twice, once at dusk and the then the following morning. Were thrilled at the variety of the plant life and how beautifully maintained everything was. A great credit to all the volunteers that take such loving care of this special place.More

Thank halsteadd
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Dear Halsteadd Pleased you were able to visit the Gardens twice during your stay and am glad you enjoyed your time there. Early morning and late afternoon are lovely times with a good variety of wildlife to add to the beauty of the plants. I...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

this is a lovely place with nice trees and flowers and a special Japanese Garden to with little bridges and things very sweet you can spend a few hours here there are good paths but some of it is steepMore

Thank rachtrex
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Daer Rachtrex Thank you for visiting the Gardens and taking the time to tell us about your visit. As you point out, there are a mixture of pathways, the most suitable to everyone and others only those with out any walking difficulties. I hope you...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went for a walk through the garden and have a picnic. Volunteers have done a great job making new pathways and different themes. Gardens aren't huge but plenty of places to sit with a rug and enjoy a bite. Take a cameraMore

Thank phillyelly
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Dear Phillyelly I hope you were able to get some good photos during your visit to the Gardens and have some lovely memories of your time there. Thank you for writing a review, which we appreciate. The Volunteers will appreciate you taking the time to...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We went for a walk with friends because they live close to the Botanic gardens on Tambourine Mountain.Just had a great time walking around the lake and the rainforest .Prety flowers too ... Small and kept but volunters in the comunity.More

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Dear Gi2010 It s appreciated that you took the time to review our Gardens following your recent visit. The Gardens cover 11 hectares, which is not big by many Botanic Gardens but is big enough for our Volunteers to look after. Some times it feels...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

These botanic gardens are not huge but are a delight to visit. I have difficulty walking and so the compactness of these gardens make it ideal. Lots of seats to sit on and lovely wildlife all around in a rainforest setting on Mount Tamborine. Relaxing...More

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Dear moiraanthony I am very pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens and were able to get around most of them. The Volunteers enjoy their work at the Gardens and also hearing from visitors such as yourself that you have had a pleasant time...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Easy access and surprisingly beautiful and diverse, given how small the Tamborine Mountain community is. The rose garden, Japanese Garden and Orchid house were particularly lovely. There are picnic spots too. A great day out and very family friendlyMore

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Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Dear LouLou5111 I am pleased to see you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens recently but am sorry it has taken so long for me to reply. You might be pleased to know that this year we will be expanding the Orchid House again, and...More

Reviewed 21 December 2016

Before heading home I park my car and have a walk around the Botanic Garden. Excellent for a oicnic if you do not want to visit a restaurant around the Gallery Walk. Bring a blanket and enjoy the shade and the beauty of this oasis...More

Thank peterbloecker
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear peterbloecker You sound like a regular visitor to the Gardens, so I hope you will continue to call in prior to leaving the Mountain. It is a wonderful place for a picnic but you need to be aware that the Kookaburras look on most...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Largely staffed by volunteers, this is a credit to them and a wonderful facility for the community and visitors alike. Pretty lake, rainforest walks, "Sooty Owl" walk, camellia and azalea walk, Japanese garden, bromeliad garden etc etc - and a beautiful wisteria covered pergola in...More

1  Thank Diane W
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Hi Diane W I am very pleased you recent visit to the Botanic Gardens gave you so much pleasure. We hope we have something for every one, and even if you are not into Gardening, people will enjoy walking around in a very pleasant environment....More

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Place is beautiful with lots of different species of flowers and walking trails. Great place for nature lovers who love to walk but just be careful not to get lost.More

Thank Abby X
Biasca93, General Manager at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear Abby X I am pleased to say that to date, we have not lost one visitor to the Gardens, but there is always going to be a first time!! Thank you for review the Gardens after your visit, I hope you will find the...More

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Massagesue
5 February 2017|
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Response from ehsenz | Reviewed this property |
From surfers paradise about 30 minutes, without traffic congestions.
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Sue R
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Response from Biasca93 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry regarding the Botanic Gardens. Mobility Scooters will be able to get around most of the Gardens. The are Disabled Parking spaces near the entrance and from there you will be able to drive to most... More
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Theresa M
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Thank you for your enquiry. Sadly we do not allow dogs in the Gardens, either on a leash or being carried. I am sorry about this but we have had problems in the past and it is with regret that we have to have rules such as... More
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