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Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens

Elizabeth St, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4125 9700
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Lovely place

A very nice garden indeed. The Chinese garden is a most peaceful introduction, as you enter... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Ross M
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Sydney, Australia
A lovely place to stroll

Or have a picnic. The orchid house has some amazing flowers. Some excellent palms and bamboo... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
SouthwestSam
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Southwest
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Overview

  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“orchid house” (116 reviews)
“chinese garden” (48 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:30 - 20:00
LOCATION
Elizabeth St, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
CONTACT
+61 7 4125 9700
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"orchid house"
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"chinese garden"
in 48 reviews
"water features"
in 7 reviews
"small fee"
in 7 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 6 reviews
"bush tucker"
in 6 reviews
"bird life"
in 8 reviews
"hervey bay"
in 42 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 14 reviews
"beautiful orchids"
in 4 reviews
"orchid display"
in 4 reviews
"great place for a picnic"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful chinese"
in 3 reviews
"small lake"
in 3 reviews
"free entry"
in 3 reviews
"nice garden"
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

A very nice garden indeed. The Chinese garden is a most peaceful introduction, as you enter through the main gates, and just the other side of that is the labyrinth, a short stroll round a maze-like structure. Next to that, is the "bush tucker" garden...More

Thank Ross M
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Or have a picnic. The orchid house has some amazing flowers. Some excellent palms and bamboo plantings.

Thank SouthwestSam
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Beautiful gardens and a lovely Orchid House. $2.50 to get into the house but, it includes a cup of tea/ coffee. Maureen was so helpful with tips on growing my orchids; so knowledgeable.

Thank possum60
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Saw it when driving from airport. Went for a walk on warm and humid day. Ending up staying for 3 hours. One hour walk, Two hours reading and sleeping. The gardens are beautifully laid out with lots of water and grass. Not sure how old...More

Thank kenbpfell
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

A very peaceful place to go for a short, easy and peaceful walk. Or just lay on the grass and chill. Maybe have a picnic. All would be great ideas!!! The gardens aren't as big as others I have been too, however they are still...More

2  Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Beautiful gardens and the hundreds of turtles in the lake were a bonus. Some interesting plants and garden spots. Recommend a visit

1  Thank catherine H
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

A great place in the middle of town yet away from the hustle and bustle. Very nice Chinese garden. Wandering through the bush area we even came across a large colony of bats! The Orchid house closes very early at 2:30 pm while the garden...More

1  Thank Esther G
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning gardens. Tranquil and relaxing. We really enjoyed walking around and exploring all the different sections.

Thank Kim C
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

A lovely spot to picnic or go for a walk. They have pathways as well as dirt tracks. Kids loved it. Also a large bat colony live there. Pretty cool to see.

Thank Ourfamilyfuninthesun
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Needed to kill a couple hours so went to the gardens, what a lovely place to sit and relax. Lovely place to have a lazy stroll and sit under a large tree and have a pick nick.

Thank dtrcg
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Krystallhar
15 April 2018|
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Response from Faye B | Reviewed this property |
A Birthday party would be acceptable (No alcohol allowed) but a jumping castle ,you would have to take that up with the Hervey Bay Fraser Coast Council Good luck with your request .
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nicolatorbay
8 January 2018|
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Response from slt504221 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there were dogs in the park when we were there
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Gavin P
16 December 2017|
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Response from Colin O | Reviewed this property |
Yes but not a fast ride.
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