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“Absolutely amazing ”

Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Maleny
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Visit the 'Jewel' of Maleny: Set on over seven hectares the magnificent Gardens are positioned high on the escarpment. They are privately owned and form a panorama of waterfalls, lakes, ponds and colourful plantings. Uniquely landscaped layers, idyllic rainforest surroundings and the spectacular Glasshouse Mountains backdrop create a truly unique garden. BIRD WORLD: Our facilitated, interactive Bird Encounter in the three adjoining Bird Aviaries brings you up close and personal with colourful birds of the world from Finches to Macaws. We conduct regular guided walks daily (tour times vary according to visitor demand- please enquire when purchasing your Garden Entry). Enjoy our fabulous Devonshire teas any time during the day in one of the gazebos overlooking the Gardens and mountains or bring a picnic lunch. You can even bring your dog on a lead! Gardens are open 9am to 4.30pm 7 days a week and only close on Christmas day. Aviary tours run several times daily. Entry by Admission.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

My son and I wanted somewhere fun and fulfilling to spend his 7th birthday rather than your average cinema trip, and Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World was on top of the list and as always a perfect choice! We are never left disappointed... The views are breathtaking, the staff are lovely, educated and very helpful, and the amazing aviary is absolutely incredible!! Our personal highlight is being up close with all the beautiful birds, it is honestly an experience you can't get enough of!! This place is definitely somewhere we will continue to visit as much as possible!! Guaranteed to make special memories with the kids and lots and lots of smiles!! How couldn't you love it :)

Thank t1ffanyyy
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Rita R, Public Relations & Customer Service at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Hello Tiffany
We really value you taking the time to respond to Trip Advisor about your trip to the Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World.
We are delighted you had an amazing time in the aviary & found the staff caring & knowledgeable.
Our place is an adventure playground for everyone.
We look forward to your return trip to visit us next time.

Warmest regards
Rita Rumler & the team at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This place is amazing. A really good spot to take some pictures with the stunning views. It has a good track so you can walk and enjoy the nature.

Thank Vladimir R
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

The view from the gardens is beautiful! The bird tour was stunning. The birds are so cute and loved getting fed. Mark was fantastic and very knowledgeable about the birds, and seemed to really enjoy his job - even cracking a few jokes. Holding the birds up near the office is an experience not to be missed. The scones are the best scones I have had in a long time. It was also fun hiring a golf buggy for my group.

Thank kelsidavidson007
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Something for everyone to see and do here. You can walk around the gardens at your own pace or even hire a golf buggy if you'd prefer. Good chance to get up close and personal with some amazing birds and finish or start the day with some delicious scones. Plenty of hidden gems to see in the gardens. Definitely pack the camera!

Thank Cameron N
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We took a trip here with my two children and my parents from overseas. It was a very wet raining day, but the gardens were still spectacular, with heaps of lovely gazebos to hide out in during the down pour. The lovely owners also came round and delivered umbrellas to us during our walking adventure. I can imagine on a clear day the views would be spectacular and you would want to spend hours here just enjoying the sights and atmosphere. Bring a picnic blanket and a picnic, although there are also many benches and tables to soak it in from. We will definitely be back!

Thank kellyk772016
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