Wollongong Botanic Garden, Wollongong

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The Wollongong Botanic Garden is located in the Wollongong suburb of Keiraville at the foot of Mount Keira in New South Wales, Australia. It is the local botanical gardens of the Illawarra and was established in 1964. It was opened in September 1970.The garden is co-located with the historic Gleniffer Brae house, used for functions and the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music.A number of annexes are managed by the garden - Puckeys Estate Reserve in Fairy Meadow, the Korrongulla Wetlands in Primbee and the Mount Keira Summit Park.Garden featuresThe garden features various themed areas, including a rose garden, herb garden, woodland garden, azalea bank, succulent plants and several rainforest areas divided into Illawarra rainforest, subtropical rainforest, dry rainforest and exotic rainforest. A creek runs through the garden and into a small lake. This creek joins Para Creek and runs into Puckeys Estate Reserve.
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  • Hi friends, wollongong, sydney, a city nearly 100 km in wollongong botanic garden is one of the city's most beautiful parks where couples generally comes to the wedding and wedding photos taken.
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  • Botanical Gardens Wollongong, located near the University and being overseen by Mt Kiera and is a fantastic way to spent 2-3 hours, while visiting Wollongong. The gardens are beautiful with all the di...  more »
  • We just spent a lovely afternoon here - 3 kids aged 7,9 and 11 all enjoyed the playground and maze. Then we wandered through the rose garden and around the duck lake. There are BBQs and plenty of beau...  more »
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  • Great place to bring the kids for some free fun. There is a large sandpit with climbing ropes and duck feeding is always a hit. Be sure to bring some froze peas for the ducks as bread is not allowed. 🦆 🍞 🦆🍞🦆🍞 💓
  • It was great to walk around the Botanical Gardens call in & have a look around the roses garden & they were in bloom. Especially this time of the year where they are at their best. The spring flowers are out in flower & they make a pretty display.
  • It is great for walk and see the natural beauty. Good for all ages. Varieties of rose and cactus plants in here.
  • Amazing plants and scenery. Great themed gardens. Perfect place for a date or a day out with the fam.
  • Beautiful and peaceful area. Rose garden, pond, Japanese bridge, cacti garden and rain forest are my favourite. For families there is a play ground and the bbq area

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