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E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens

New South Wales 2232, Australia
+61 2 9710 0333
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Hidden Gem in the Suburbs

I have known about Camellia Gardens for years and never visited until today. We had a picnic in the... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
ging466
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Sydney
Serene area in suburbia

Loved walking around these beautifuul gardens admiring the last of the camellias and the spring... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Robyn R
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Perth, Australia
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“tea house” (9 reviews)
“high tea” (7 reviews)
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New South Wales 2232, Australia
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+61 2 9710 0333
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I have known about Camellia Gardens for years and never visited until today. We had a picnic in the grounds. It is truly an oasis in the middle of suburbia - lots of ducks and birds and they aren't frightened of humans. Lovely greenery and...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Loved walking around these beautifuul gardens admiring the last of the camellias and the spring azaleas.

Thank Robyn R
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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed it!

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

One of Sutherland Council's better efforts in the scheme of things. The Gardens are a peaceful & tranquil escape from the over development slowly strangling the Shire & Sydney ! You can enjoy a nice walk thru the grounds, the kids can feed the bird...More

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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you for your review :)

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

The Gardens are located between Miranda and Caringbah on President Ave, with a small carpark near the front entrance, but a larger one around the corner at the bottom end of the site. It doesn't seem to matter when you visit here, because it is...More

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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you for your review :)

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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

I cannot believe I haven't heard of this place before going recently, it's absolutely stunning! So much beautiful flowers to admire and a gorgeous duck pond also! A must do!

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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2017

Thanks for your review. It is a hidden oasis, definitely a must-do!

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Today we visited Camelia Gardens for High Tea to celebrate my vousin's surprise 60th birthday with a group of 14 ladies. The Gardens are lovely to visit and we all looked rooms were clean, tidy and we'll set out. While there, there was a young...More

1  Thank Bandicoot63
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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Thank you very much for your review.

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Reviewed February 5, 2017

Excellent dishes and friendly professional service. Nothing was a problem. They had the table set up exactly as I had requested over the phone.

Thank Sara2035
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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Thank you very much for your review.

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Seriously love the gardens. Feeding the ducks it so nice. This is a great place to take kids. The café is great, I highly recommend getting a scone they are incredible.

Thank Alicia G
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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2017

Thank you for your kind review - agree the scones are great!

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Reviewed December 5, 2016

I have taken may wedding photo in this beautiful park and on a Sunny Spring day you cant go past this beautiful park lost of little alcoves and spots to take interesting photos I nice place to have some lunch

Thank Michael d
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VisittheShire, Manager at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2017

Thanks for your review!

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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Small cafe with lovely outlook onto bushland and gardens . If you want fresh hot scones with jam and cream - go here. Small and peaceful . Take a walk through the beautiful camellia gardens and finish off with your lovely Devonshire teas. You may...More

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Jennifer H
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Response from VisittheShire | Property representative |
Hello Jennifer, You are actually better to get the train to Caringbah Train Station, its approx. 20 - 25 minute walk from the there. From the train station you need to head south down the Kingsway then turn right on to... More
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