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Beautiful spot

How Beautiful! A lovely spot to take the rug or the chair & sit or lie down, read a book or... read more

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Andi H
Inverloch, Australia
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Delightful little park

This is a very pretty place with peaceful places to sit and relax all around it. The fountains and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Nestled by the sea, complete with rare trees, a formal palm avenue and a charming Edwardian ornamental lake amongst its many attractions, the Williamstown Botanic Gardens, opened in 1860, is a peaceful place to enjoy a picnic, stroll the intricate...more
Corner of Osborne and Giffard Streets, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9932 1000
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Reviewed today via mobile

How Beautiful! A lovely spot to take the rug or the chair & sit or lie down, read a book or meditate. Well done to the local Council who take good care of it. Some interesting plants & flowers you don't see everyday, too. Shhh,...More

Thank Andi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very pretty place with peaceful places to sit and relax all around it. The fountains and shaded areas are very tranquil.

1  Thank jimmywallace
Reviewed 28 August 2018

While a small Garden, I have visited many around the world and this is my favourite - some of the trees seem as tall as the park is wide, and the undulating paths lead to multiple areas of privacy and intimacy, in an incredibly well...More

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My husband and I were married here and it was magical. A must location for any wedding. The gardens were stunning and is reflected in all of our photot.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is lovely garden to wander through in every season. Fantastic for picnics with the family as just a romantic stroll around the various paths. It also has a small pond with a fountain, which is well maintained. Something for everyone whether you're a local...More

1  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Hi just out of Melbourne over the Westgate bridge is Williamstown a great little spot for resteraunts siteseeing and a lovely Botanical garden with picnic facilities tennis courts and great views of Melbourne a must see for overseas visitor's

2  Thank wesso3
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Fantastic step into history. Great plants waterfeatures and paths. Lovely history local stories. Catch the Ferry or Drive over.

2  Thank Loi J
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant oasis in town, lots of shade from well groomed trees, benches to rest weary feet and pleasant walkways through the park. There is also a children’s play area and washroom.

2  Thank EnglishCanadian
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Came here with a group to enjoy having a walk around and have lunch here it was a very sunny day and there were very shady trees to sit out of the sun and very nice to unwind there.

2  Thank R8118MZmaryp
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

A really nice place to walk around with family. Has plenty of shade for hot days. The big trees, beautiful flowers and a cute little drink fountain.

2  Thank clareetilleyyy
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14 August 2018|
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Response from wesso3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is plenty of room to have a pinic on the vast available lawn space
4 April 2017|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
It is free to enter. Have a picnic or just relax and enjoy the garden.