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Visisted years ago

Only just reviewing now even though visited 3 years ago. Great location near the historic viaduct... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Small but enough

Went Malmsbury for the viaduct and stayed for the garden. Small botanical garden with limited... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Adrian P
Greater Bendigo, Australia
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Calder Hwy, Malmsbury, Victoria 3446, Australia
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Only just reviewing now even though visited 3 years ago. Great location near the historic viaduct. Excellent spot for a picnic. Loved the lake

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Went Malmsbury for the viaduct and stayed for the garden. Small botanical garden with limited species of plants but it was enough to entertain little ones. A bridge to a little island is fun as were watching the Canadian Geese. The gravel path around the...More

Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely quaint little garden complete with water birds. Horribly cold in July but hey that’s Victoria. If the cold doesn’t worry you give it a run.

Thank ColinRosewarne
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Pleased to find the self guided walk leaflet, just by the car park, we set off for a lovely wander. The garden is quite historic, one of Victorias oldest and has some magnificent tree specimens. The disused fish hatchery and the rail viaduct are also...More

Thank 446leichhardt
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The recent rain has made the lake more alive - full of water and filled with ducks, geese and birds. Well manicured. Walking around will see history unfold! The fish hatchery, the old trees of >300 years, the lovely pine trees, .. Keep walking and...More

Thank 371meiy
Reviewed 11 June 2017

These gardens, close to the village shopping precinct, feature a small lake with a small island, many water birds, large historic trees, a playground, picnic tables, seating, toilet block and well maintained walking paths. A great place for a family picnic. Towards the rear of...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Malmsbury is a small village on the Calder Highway 100 km from Melbourne on the way to Bendigo. It is an ideal place to stop on the way and it's worth stopping to visit the lovely Botanic Gardens. The gardens were begun in the 1860s...More

2  Thank beantony15
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My wife, 10month old daughter, and I spent the afternoon at the Malmsbury Botanic Gardens. We pushed the pram around the lake and sat by the Campaspe River and looked at the Railway Bridge. We then headed back to the main area of the park...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Peaceful and scenic indeed. Well tended by the looks and so peaceful. The lake is serene and birdlife very entertaining.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 20 April 2016

These are lovely gardens that are perfect for lounging, walking the dog or general meandering. They really come alive during Malmsbury markets and the annual Fayre. They are located near the local swimming spot, town hall, a playground and Moto Bean coffee roasters so definitely...More

Thank 549elizabeths
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