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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, New South Wales 2758, Australia
+61 2 4567 3000
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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah, Australia’s highest botanic garden. The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is on a 1,000 metre basalt-capped peak in World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains. Beautiful landscaped gardens with spectacular mountain wilderness views and a world class collection of 48,000 cool climate plants. The Garden also offers the Jungle Lodge accommodation for secluded stays with access to the Garden after hours. The Garden includes the historic ‘Jungle’ area of conserved pristine Blue Mountains rainforest and a wilderness area in total encompassing 252 hectares. The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden is the largest tourist attraction on the northern side of the mountains and is an important historical site.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, New South Wales 2758, Australia
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+61 2 4567 3000
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Reviewed yesterday

Although it was winter,the gardens were still a delight. Passing through the Visitors Centre with the delightful lady who was only too pleased to take us down to explain the geographic features across the horizon, and then into the Art Exhibition of works of flora...More

Thank Tonbou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, even in the middle of winter. This was the second time we'd completed a kids adventure, and great to see that there was a new trail to follow. The map is hard to follow, but just adds to the adventurous spirit of exploring the...More

Thank suechapmanoz
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback Sue we are glad the kids enjoyed the Quest which we change at the start of every season so you'll have to come back in Spring!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Botanic gardens anywhere are only great if the weather co-operates and fortunately my visit was on a sunny winter's day. Lots of unique plants to interest the visitor from abroad but restaurant food was bland and hugely overpriced. Better to bring a picnic and eat...More

Thank petertaylor57
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Peter for you review - we are glad you loved the Garden While the restaurant is situated within the Botanic Gardens it is managed by an external operator. Your feedback is appreciated and has been forwarded to the restaurant's operators who I am...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time the tour was terrific lots of information about tress and plants plus good information about the environment bush medicine would highly recommend a visit for the views alone

Thank Ross P
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Ross for visiting the Gardens and we are glad you enjoyed the tour. We do hope you visit us again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a spectacular place this is. It's free to the public. There is a cafe and also a kiosk where you can grab a quick coffee. The air is so clear and the gardens are just magnificent.

Thank SydneyCfr
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so glad you loved the Garden and do hope you visit us again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views of the Blue Mountains from the Botanic Gardens were spectacular. It was a fabulous place to walk around for breathtaking views and beautiful gardens. Our toddler loved exploring the grounds.

Thank Lenore R
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

How wonderful that you and your family enjoyed the Garden so much Lenore and thank you for your lovely message. We hope we see you all again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute rip off and very disappointing! A bowl of very average soup was $22 with not even a slice of bread! We took our 3 children as it school holidays and the kids menu consisted of boiled pasta with grated cheese for $12. It was...More

Thank 60priscillac
Spuns, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear about your experience and do hope you got to enjoy the Garden itself While the restaurant is situated within the Botanic Gardens it is managed by an external operator. Your feedback is appreciated and has been forwarded to the restaurant's...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little gardens but the restaurant there is expensive,you have been warned! They also have a information centre thereMore

2  Thank Roger H
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Roger for your review and visiting the Garden, we are glad you enjoyed it While the restaurant is situated within the Botanic Gardens it is managed by an external operator. Your feedback is appreciated and has been forwarded to the restaurant's operators who...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much more relaxed experience than a Sydney park and a nice drive out. kids can play hide and seek and explore in safety in gardens. We thought about eating lunch in the restaurant but the prices were very steep so we skipped this. Very good...More

Thank KarlottaMargarita
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are working hard on creating more spaces for kids to enjoy the Garden along with a fun educational calendar of events so be sure to check that out. We will pass on your feedback to the restaurant management....More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

My husband & I visited the Botanical Gardens & decided to have lunch there. We ordered Cauliflower soup & King Trout. You would expect the soup to be served with a slice of bread or bread roll but nope the soup alone was $21. King...More

Thank Dhruma
VistorExp, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

We will be sure to pass on your feedback to the restaurant management. We hope you enjoyed your day in the Garden

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k c
9 February 2017|
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Response from VistorExp | Property representative |
sorry for the delayed reply. yes you will need a car to visit us here or hire a bus between a group as many people do
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Naomi R
29 June 2016|
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Response from VistorExp | Property representative |
hello - sorry for the delayed response. you are best to drive to the gardens or arrange a bus between a group as there is no station here
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