George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, Darwin

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Experience one of the Australia's most interesting planting areas at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens. On over 42 hectares (103 acres) from the sea to an inland plateau, you'll find natural marine and estuary plants, a rarity in botanic gardens. Take a self-guided tour to watch marine birds and view 11 species of cycad plants. Walk around the waterfall and ponds of the Rainforest Gully, where you can see many of the 450 species of palm trees the Gardens contain. Admire coastal plants and a mangrove near the gardens' beach. A shady playground is also available to entertain children. Make sure you put on sunscreen and insect repellent before your visit. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Darwin holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Nice little garden area and paths to walk around. The gardens are only small but they are green and a small amount of water. Nice open fields for a family to have a picnic etc with a small cafe and to...  more »
  • If you like gardens and park land, definitely work a visit, picnic, or stroll around. parts are being renovated and overall have good paths to follow and interesting specimen trees. We arrived at the ...  more »
  • The gardens are gorgeous. A shame that the recent cyclone had taken out some of of the massive mahogany trees but hopefully they will be replaced and grow again. It was still a lovely place to visit.  more »
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  • This is a remarkable botanical preserve. Following Cyclone Tracy, George Brown, who had worked at the gardens, was responsible for restoring and revitalizing them. George went on to later become the Lord Mayor. His work in the gardens is a legacy that is enjoyed every day by both residents and visitors ... a haven of peace and tranquility. Also within the grounds is the Amphitheatre, an outdoor venue that has played host to many leading artists.
  • The park is undergoing repairs following damage from Cyclone Marcus, but it's still a wonderful place to enjoy some shade while taking a stroll through the beautiful gardens.
  • Australia's best tropical garden with everything from grasslands to wet tropical rainforest zones. Lots of things to explore with beautiful shaded walks. For anyone interested in gardens, nature or just a pleasant stroll, a must do when in Darwin.
  • Beautiful flora and atmosphere, lovely walks around the park , great for kids to run or ride the bikes around.
  • Best service and friendly and lots of choices and cold drinks and a bit cheaper than other places i have tried so only place to go for me now 🤩

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