Geelong Botanical Gardens, Geelong

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The Friends aim is to increase community awareness of the scientific, educational and conservation functions of the Gardens. The Friends volunteer guides promote this aim by engaging with visitors to the Gardens and taking groups on guided walks.

The Friends also conduct activities to raise funds for the Gardens' continuing development.
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  • This is a beautiful historic garden with a very large variety of plants. They have an amazing cacti and succulent section. Just a lovely garden to stroll or picnic in.  more »
  • The gardens have many and varied places and cater for all age groups including a safe and interesting area for children.  more »
  • So many local people simply haven't made the effort to visit GBG, they are beautiful, sights, smells and even the sounds of the birds in the trees are delightful. There is a cafe inside the gardens, l...  more »
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  • I really love it here. A walk away from the bustle. A place to chill and relax. There is a real history to the gardens and I love the way they have laid out the paths to walk about on. It's a really lovely place to go in Geelong. Also there is a little cafe here and it's also nice.
  • Quirky. Easy to get around .Compact. Different themed gardens. Relaxing Cafe.
  • A great quite location close to the city. It has great views of the bay. Lots of open spaces and a variety of parking places. If you meet others here then you will need to be clear where in the gardens you will meet.
  • Great place for a walk, to take the kids to play on the grass, and in the playground. Didn't see much in the way of exotic botanical.
  • Nice gardens, plenty to see. Good park for kids to play on.