Cactus Country

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A must-see for all those cacti and succulent garden lovers. Almost three hours outside Melbourne you’ll find home to the biggest collection of cacti in Australia, Cactus Country in Strathmerton. That’s ten acres of gardens  and more than 4,000 species of sprouting cacti and succulents ready to be explored. The eight different trails will guide you through South American, Mexico, North American and South African sections of the garden. There is also Cactus Farmer Jim’s valley of hybrid giants, which is not to be missed!

The gardens offer an incredible and diverse backdrop for all your instapics too! Don’t get too close to the prickly ones when trying for that perfect selfie or Ouch!!

On site you’ll find a café devoted to Mexican eats, including cactus cake and cactus ice cream. If you’re looking to start your own cactus garden, Cactus Country also sell cuttings.

One daily 9am-5pm,  Book your tickets HERE.

4986 Murray Valley Highway, Strathmerton, Melbourne, 3641

Image: Cactus Country.

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