Botanic Park, Adelaide

4.5
#4 of 26 in Parks in Adelaide
At Botanic Park, step into an oasis at the heart of the city. Wander through century-old Moreton Bay Figs or picnic under Plane Trees planted in 19th century. This 16-hectare (40-acre) historical garden includes a collection of Australian native and exotic plants. Highlights include a restored Victorian Palm House, the Amazon Waterlily Pavilion, and the Art Deco Bicentennial Conservatory. The park has had its own Speakers’ Corner for public debate since the 1890s. Share the space with native birdlife and couples taking their wedding photos on lush green lawns. A visit to Botanic Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Adelaide holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • October 9, 2017
    AS keen visitors to botanic parks in the world we were delighted to see round the Adelaide Park and it has so much to offer and really worth visiting. Great to see it is busy and both for locals as we...  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    Located around 15 minutes north of Toowoomba. Ducks - have just haven ducklings. Cute. Good play area with some covered areas for young children. Native plants & lovely trees.  more »
  • September 17, 2017
    The Park and Gardens are very well kept and a credit to the staff who work there. Pity the council has introduced paid parking (it has been a while since we visited from interstate). $4 for approx 1 h...  more »
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  • August 27, 2017
    A beautiful park. Brought us back to nature. Very well preserved and maintained. Must visit if you are around Adelaide.
  • July 15, 2017
    Always a highlight after a visit to the Botanic Gardens or the Adelaide Zoo, Botanic Parks beautiful trees to explore and climb and open spaces to hide in or relax in. A stunning display year round.
  • May 24, 2017
    Great place to chill, walk your dog, read or hang out with friends. One of my favourite spots in the city
  • January 27, 2017
    Love this park! Always a favourite to visit. Nice and clean; great for a picnic, game of cricket or a summer time stroll with the family.
  • March 1, 2017
    Wonderful place with plenty of space close to the Zoo and the city. It's really beautiful.

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