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Colac Botanic Gardens, Colac

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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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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  • Love the botanic gardens. Perfect for a picnic or a barbecue, wonderful park for the kids to play while you enjoy the lovely surroundings 
  • There was a lot of different areas in the gardens and wide paths that allowed for people on bikes to also enjoy the space. 
  • Nice old botanic gardens right by lake Colac. We visited during the winter months but I'm sure during spring time it would become even more beautiful with all the flowers blooming. Quite a nice walk a...  read more »
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