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Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

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I took a friend from Indonesia. We were absolutely blown away by the beauty of the gardens. Loads... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yates S
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Beautiful, relaxing, calming

Visited the Botannic gardens in the city & @ Mt Lofty. Both beautiful and very enjoyable and FREE... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Liz and Garry C
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North Terrace | Upper Entrance Summit Rd Lower Entrance Lampert Rd via Crafers, Adelaide, South Australia 5152, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took a friend from Indonesia. We were absolutely blown away by the beauty of the gardens. Loads of flowers in bloom, such a beautiful place. Some of the paths were slightly difficult but good walking boots or shoes make it easier. There are plenty...More

Thank Yates S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the Botannic gardens in the city & @ Mt Lofty. Both beautiful and very enjoyable and FREE. Had lunch at the restaurant in the city garden which was also top notch

Thank Liz and Garry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

In this huge beautiful area it’s sometimes more of a hike up the hills than a walk in the park. Still there’s usually something worth seeing within easy reach of the car parks. We saw birdlife and a stunning ornamental pear in blossom near the...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Easy to locate via a choice of two entrances. I am a frequent visitor and I enjoy the ever changing manicured gardens. A great time to visit is October when the rhododendrons are in full display but whatever month of the year, the Gardens offer...More

Thank chrishelcoombe
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We stopped to have our picnic lunch here and then walked around the trails (map provided). There is a really lovely selection of plantings which entice a good variety of bird life. The walks are mostly up and down hill as the garden is on...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stop over here fora morning walk whilst visited Adelaide and so glad we did.The views was so awesome and the place is quite big so a proper walking shoes is highly recommended so you can enjoy the walk. The garden was...More

Thank Gilbert85
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Mount Lofty is only half an hour drive from the city in the Adelaide Hills. Even in winter time there is much to see and relax in a unique environment.

Thank BeachStone2C
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The header for this garden has 'North Terrace' in it, which is not helpful – this garden is up in the hills. We often come here to the lower gardens off the Piccadilly Valley Road for a relaxing walk around the lake. Every season is...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I enjoyed a stroll around these gardens and viewing their amazing colours. Might try and manage a visit for each season. The variety of plants was great. On one path there was Australia native scrub to the left and English countryside to the right, quite...More

Thank Jocelyn A
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful yellow and red Autumn leaves still in on the trees, makes for some stunning pictures. Parking can be difficult, would recommend getting there early. Sunday is also free parking, other days there is a fee. Not ideal to use a pram around the grounds...More

Thank Priscilla J
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