Exploring the gardens The gardens are endowed by the beauty of the surrounding natural environment. Tall Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans) provide a magnificent vertical accent to the gardens. Mountain Ash are the tallest flowering trees in the world. Magnificent views overlook Silvan Reservoir, the Yarra Valley, Warburton Ranges and…
Accessibility Park Subotopic Layout
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The National Rhododendron Garden is situated on the Georgian Road off the Olinda Monbulk Road.
The garden is an extensively landscaped and planted garden on an undulating site.
Much of the site is quite steep, adding to the aesthetic of the mountain garden but decreasing pedestrian accessibility.
The long walk around the garden site is on wide, sealed paths.
A 24 seater bus provides a 25 minute guided tour for people that are not able to walk around the full circuit. Fees apply. See main park page for more information.
The Visitor Centre and Show Hall are accessible buildings, and there are disabled toilets available.
An accessibility assessment of this park was completed in 2012. There is more detailed accessibility information in the pages below.
Directly inside the gate is the gift shop and visitor centre. The garden's gift shop stocks a wide range of gifts including limited edition prints, gardening books and garden ornaments. Accessible toilet facilities and a baby change room are located off the deck at the back of the gift shop.…
Accessibility information Directly opposite the main entry and beyond the main carpark are four more designated disabled parking spaces. These spaces are 3.2 metres in width. Directly inside the gate is the gift shop and visitor centre. The main entry into the gardens is via the rear deck and ramp.…
Accessibility information There is a main car park before the entrance to the gardens. The main car park contains one designated disabled parking space 3.6 metres wide. Pictured above - designated disabled parking space in main carpark The main car park is unsealed with direct access to a sealed walkway…
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01 Nov 2013
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Ryan Smith, has released the Tourism investment opportunities of significance making a proposal package. The proposal package will assist potential investors who are interested in developing tourism opportunities of significance in Victoria’s national parks. Proposals will not be considered in 37…