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 Mount Baw Baw. Many …
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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 …
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 …
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 that …
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08 May 2013
Parks Victoria is thanking its many volunteer groups across the state during National Volunteer Week, 13-19 May. Around 200 volunteer and Friends groups donate their time and energy to Victorian parks, reserves, and marine sanctuaries throughout the year. Last year they contributed over 20,000 days of unpaid work. The figure for this …