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Floriade

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Beautiful way to spend the day

This was a day out for Mums birthday. The positives: good paths reasonably easy to negotiate with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LauranndSandra1957
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Perth, Australia
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Floriade is finally coming back...

Floriade is finally coming back to its former glory, I stopped going years ago as it went downhill... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jOHN5H
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Sydney, Australia
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Festival of flowers. Entertainment, arts and crafts and gourmet food.
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Happily impressed with Floriade this year - spacious layout of stalls/shops makes it feel more like old country fair you wander around without feeling claustrophobic by numbers attending. Flower colours/themes/layout very good. Only less than positive feedback is is the train- no timetable (even approximates...More

Thank Osman58
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The flower beds at Canberra’s 2018 Floriade have themes and stories, and the organisers have done a splendid job creating these interesting designs. A ride on the Ferris Wheel with camera is essential in order to capture the colourful themes.

Thank Chesspoint
Reviewed 2 days ago

Considering the terrible drought and the cold winter the people have done an amazing job to prepare these gardens. Absolutely beautiful, better than I remember from my last visit ten years ago. Worth the trip to Canberra!

Thank kjohnson1982
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a day out for Mums birthday. The positives: good paths reasonably easy to negotiate with mobility walker. Beauty in every direction, plenty of natural and man made beauty to see, trade supplies to look at and places to empty your wallet if you...More

Thank LauranndSandra1957
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

a major dissapointment,we were expecting a "city wide" display but this is very small with only a limited variety of flowers,would never re visit.

2  Thank Shane G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have been wanting to see this for years so hubby and I made a weekend of it. Saw it all in an hour. Very disappointed and won’t be back

2  Thank nesral
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very disappointed. I expected swathes of flowers. Yes there were some but not much. Too many small patches of flowers in this supposedly premiere event. I walked around the whole display in 2 hours and did not want to go back. Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers...More

1  Thank 53klane
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tulips, daffodils, and limited to spring flora. I really wanted to see more of flora endemic to Australia. Not to say the flowers on display were not great. Just too much of the same thing

Thank Bing M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Floriade is finally coming back to its former glory, I stopped going years ago as it went downhill, but last Saturday was a nice surprise, its not quite, but getting better.

Thank jOHN5H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a perfect morning to stroll around the Florida’s. We enjoyed seeing just how clever these gardens were laid out and how although there were lots of people as it was the first day it was open, we could still see and move around...More

1  Thank Pam A
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Farida J
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Only on Sunday October 14 is Dogs Day Out - check out Floriade website for the full program on that day.
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