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Colac Botanic Gardens, Colac

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#137 of 329 in Parks in Victoria
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The Colac Botanic Gardens is a regional botanical garden, located at the corner of Fyans and Gellibrand streets, on the shores of Lake Colac in Colac, Victoria, Australia. Land was allocated in 1865, with the garden being established in 1868 by Daniel Bunce, and later remodelled in 1910 by Melbourne Botanical Gardens director William Guilfoyle.The Colac Botanic garden covers fifteen hectares, and contains over a thousand specimens (more than any other provincial garden in Victoria). The garden hosts variations of trees such as bunya bunya pine, Elia Keightley, Firewheel Tree, Bird Plant. Several trees in the garden have been placed on the Victorian Significant Tree Register.The gardens are listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.
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  • This little cafe/restaurant has the best setting in the Gardens overlooking the lake.. The staff are friendly and if the weather is good magic.. however.. you must be creative here when ordering.. Ask...  more »
  • We visited the Botanical Garden around 3:30 in the afternoon and parked our car facing Lake Colac. A nice stroll to the garden with well arranged and manicured surroundings. Very quiet and relaxing. W...  more »
  • if you are looking for a quiet place to read or enjoy a coffee and cake or even a yummy light lunch this is the place to come. A beautiful serene garden setting ( part of Colac Botanic Gardens) just l...  more »