Colac Botanic Gardens, Colac

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#139 of 843 in Parks in Victoria
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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  • Small gardens overlooking the lake. Absolutely delightful walk. We had coffee at the cafe then took a walk and several photos. A little treasure to explore.  more »
  • These gardens provide many area for families to picnic under the trees. It is next to Lake Colac so there are some great views. It is both a pet and people friendly garden with a cafe if you fancy a b...  more »
  • Had a wedding in Colac over the weekend so we thought we would kill an hour looking through the gardens. Kids weren’t real keen until they found out that you can actually drive the circuit of the gard...  more »
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  • Very nice caravan park. Pet friendly as my travel companion is a dog. Only down side so far is supplying my own teabags
  • Great park with great views of the lake, owners are very friendly and helpful. Resnable pricing on powered sites, and clean amenities. With the lake so close and a creek or stream running alongside the camping area there is alot of bird activity and we were feeding the ducks only a few meters from the camp area. Across the road is the botanical gardens with swing sets and play ground.
  • Although I dodnt stay here I was allowed to wash my clothes and shower here..twice. Very very friendly managers and knowledgable about the area
  • Friendly and relaxing with stunning views of lake Colac and botanical gardens. Helpful management xx
  • Top people here Margy and Dave Chris or Linda ring them to see what's happening in town before you get there! Book early on special occasions ok

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