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Hamilton Botanic Gardens

Cnr Thompson and French Street, Hamilton, Victoria 3300, Australia
+61 1800 807 056
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Really great walk

Luckily I had a family member and resident to guide me through this wonderful inner Gardens. I... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Kevin B
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Perth, Australia
Romantic and quiet

We happened upon these gardens by accident after a walk late at night. The gardens were amazing at... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Ian C
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Victoria, Australia
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Cnr Thompson and French Street, Hamilton, Victoria 3300, Australia
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+61 1800 807 056
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"the main road"
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"great place to visit"
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"worth a visit"
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"sunny day"
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"an easy walk"
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Luckily I had a family member and resident to guide me through this wonderful inner Gardens. I entered from the French Street end where you'll find the aviary. A few friendly (and I suppose overfed) cockatoos came waddling along the ground and then clambered up...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We happened upon these gardens by accident after a walk late at night. The gardens were amazing at night. Discrete and quiet and well..... fun. Lots of dark intimate places. Returned next day in the daylight to discover the walk through aviaries. Ale some spot...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

These gardens will be amazing when the works are completed. The plans for the project are dated 2014 but there's still scaffolding and temporary fencing around some dead or dying parts of the garden. That said, the gardens are nearly 150 years old and some...More

1  Thank adamp237
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time walking through these lovely well kept gardens. Some wonderful Trees from all over the world..a bird aviary and cottage to explore.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

I have been visiting these magnificent gardens all my life. I simply love the trees and the gardens. I would wander here on my own as a child (years ago now) I recently enjoyed a Christmas picnic lunch with my sister this past Christmas, it...More

Thank Carole S
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Wiliam Guilfoyle did a great job designing these majestic, small but shaded Botanic Gardens. I liked the aviary and the peacocks as reminiscent of earlier times. The lake is great, as is the large number of mature trees. It is an easy walk from the...More

2  Thank Victorianlad
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

If you find yourself in Hamilton I insist that you make a visit to the Botanic Gardens. Drenched in rich history and immaculately kept, this is a spot not to miss. An amazing array of flora with great walking tracks, a large bird avory, plentiful...More

2  Thank Josh A
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

The Botanic garden is a hidden gem, not to large so its easy to walk around with magnificent trees and plenty of shade. A great place to visit on a sunny day because of all trees, I would recommend it as a perfect place for...More

2  Thank Glenn W
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Well worth stopping on your way through town. located off the main road, and behind an imposing wrought iron fence, the well kept gardens are a true asset for the Town. A tribute and a fine example of the planning our forefathers put in to...More

2  Thank Rusty3350
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It's only small - but packed with amazing trees & plants, an aviary, hot house , lake - just beautiful! Highly recommend a visit. Wonderful for kids.

2  Thank Jean P
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