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Colac Botanic Gardens, Colac

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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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  • When we called into Colac for dinner we followed the signs to the lake & the gardens. It was a bit late to stay, so we returned on Sunday morning.and loved it. The gardens are peaceful, well laid out ...  more »
  • We purchased fish and chips for lunch from Apollo Seafoods traditional greek style fish and chippery, and decided we would eat them in the park. It is a quiet and relaxing place to eat, the gardens ar...  more »
  • It's in a secret part but is so beautiful when you get there!!! The gardens are gorgeous! And have some really interesting species... The menu is always changing and has a great work placement scheme ...  more »