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Darwin Botanic Gardens

Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
(08) 89994418
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Take a walk through the historic Gardens and experience rainforest, mangroves and open woodlands. Highlights include the waterfall, the playground with its treehouse, the cafe as well as the self-guided multimedia tree walk. Facebook: George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Gardens Road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
(08) 89994418
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A lot of work is going on there in September, so some closed paths and maintenance crews working. A lot of open space without shade and undergoing clean up. Some areas worth walking through. frangipanis out.

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in Darwin while traveling around Australia and visited the local Darwin Botanical Gardens. Well done Darwin what beautiful gardens, lakes and displays would be one of the best plus in the wet season it must look amazing. A must to add to your bucket...More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although there were parts of the gardens that were under maintenance, being the dry season, the garden was really enjoyable and showcased a number of tropical plants and flowers. The desert rose was amazing. The staff were friendly and helped us wander around. Lots of...More

Thank iubo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the kids for a walk around in the gardens. Was nice but nothing special. Lots of areas were undergoing works. Was not as structured as I had expected for a botanic gardens. If you are in to plants, it has some nice walks but...More

Thank Erin K
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments Erin. We are under going some maintenance work in the Gardens to make sure our visitors do have an enjoyable experience when coming into the Gardens and before the wet season comes this work has to be done. We do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A botanical garden close to the city centre & casino, but fairly plane. Unfortunately many of the trees aren't named. Went for a walk to the rainforest & waterfall - waterfall not working & work being undertaken to actual rainforest. Saw it at it's worst...More

Thank 188petere
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

I am sorry you didn't have a good experience visiting the Gardens. We are undergoing some maintenance in the Gardens and getting some work done to improve the Visitor experience before the wet season comes. A work plan is in progress about signage as apart...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely quiet place for a wander around. Many interesting varieties of trees and plants from around the world, including South America and Africa. There are lovely paths that meander around, and some magnificent huge trees, that have survived Cyclone Tracey. A credit...More

Thank Pauline S
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens. There is alot to see and glad you found our 'special' friend in the tree.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an awesome spot to visit. Eva's Cafe there too. Great for kids, with a fenced adventure playground so the kids can't get too far. For bird watchers...missed the Rufus Owl, but lots of others to see. Well kept gardens sorry to not get round...More

Thank Marksies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything you want from urban botanic gardens: variety, information, birds, peace of mind, fresh air

Thank Virginie V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beautiful gardens were very cool on a very hot day. It isn't huge so was easy to get around. There were some very unusual plants which were so interesting eg the Cannon ball tree which is a native of South America.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We could only spend an hour there but I am glad we went. Lots of mature trees and understory plantings. Well thought out beds, nicely designed. It is just a ten minute walk from the casino and is very close to the hop on, hop...More

Thank David W
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Pam S
13 August 2017|
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Response from | Property representative |
Hi Pam, To book in a Segway Tour provided by Segway Tours NT on any day of the week- simply contact Jim on 0417 781 178. If you need information on our other services provided, do check out our Facebook page :)
Kerrie C
3 June 2015|
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Response from jeffrey h | Reviewed this property |
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