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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  • July 20, 2017
    A fascinating array of plants and trees from all over the world. A lovely spot for a picnic, morning stroll, or a relaxing afternoon nap. Nice viewing point for Lake Colac.  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    These are real botanical gardens overlooking Lake Colac. Majority of trees and plants are botanically labelled. Some majestic trees. Spacious lawns perfect for picnics, some flower beds about to burst...  more »
  • June 17, 2017
    This beautiful regional garden was established in 1865 and there are many very stately mature trees which create a statement of grandeur to this beautiful place. With a back drop to Lake Colac there a...  more »

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