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Lunch with a view

Had my lunch while sitting in the gardens, was very quiet and peaceful. Finished up with a brisk... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
FredP1293
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Colac, Australia
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Glorious Views

We camped in the adjacent Lakes and Craters CP, so had oodles of opportunities for walks in the... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
SilvaSee
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had my lunch while sitting in the gardens, was very quiet and peaceful. Finished up with a brisk walk around then left. Very happy

Thank FredP1293
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We camped in the adjacent Lakes and Craters CP, so had oodles of opportunities for walks in the park - each one a delight.

Thank SilvaSee
Reviewed 9 April 2018

A small, nice well maintained garden on a high ground with nice view of the lake below. The plants are generally what you might see in your own garden so not many exciting species of plant. Can only be reached by driving as it takes...More

1  Thank jivattatva
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The gardens are on top of the hill looking out over 2 Volcanic Lake's with many different types of plants and trees well worth a visit but it would be great to see if there was no drought conditions as the Park is looking as...More

1  Thank lostozzie2016
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

The severe lack of rain makes it hard for the gardens to be full of green and flowers, but the majestic trees and the well kept grounds make this all the more worth a visit.

Thank Lyndablue
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Beautiful gardens and vantage point, right next to the Caravan Park. Worth the walk through or a picnic

Thank kgtalbot8
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful spot. Immaculately tended gardens. The history plaques have fantastic information. Stunning colours and beautiful pathways. The view of both Crater Lakes from the gardens is breathtaking at sunrise and sunset. We always stop here when down the GOT

Thank Jodie N
Reviewed 23 November 2017

The gardens had a good variety of plants from lovely roses and hollyhocks to very large trees. Seating was spread throughout the gardens and there were good views of the crater lakes.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Not an overall big Botanical layout as opposed to nearby town. But the view is magnificent, which I’m sure is why the location was chosen. Very neat and tidy garden which is accessed through the caravan park and overlooks the lakes and golf club.

Thank Constantgrazing
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

An energetic half an hour walk with great views. Perfect if your children have been in the car for too long and need a run up a hill

Thank Julie W
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