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About Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne

It’s going to be impossible for you to cover everything this place has to offer unless you plan on spending all day here… there’s just too much to see. In 38 hectares, the Gardens offer a mini-forest of early 10000 individual species of plants; most of which are not native to Australia. It’s an easy distance from the city centre, making it a very convenient spot to escape the city’s scorching summer heat, like a convenient oasis. There’s an ornamental lake on the grounds that is a beautiful picnic spot. A coffee shop sells food and ice creams for those looking to top up after hours of wandering. By far one of the most popular features here is The Tan, a running track heavily frequented by locals, tourists and sports celebrities. A full day out in the Garden would be a day well spent.

One of the picturesque places in Melbourne, Royal Botanic gardens will offer you `an exquisite experience of nature. To enter it, there are no tickets for Royal Botanic gardens. However, if you wish to know the beauty and layout for this place better, you can buy tickets for Royal Botanic Garden with us and get a unique experience. If you wish to know the detailed pricing, you can visit our tickets section to know Royal Botanic Garden Ticket Prices and their availability. Royal Botanic Garden Tickets are your ultimate chance to enjoy the scenic beauty of Melbourne.

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Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Information

  • Go during spring or autumn. That’s when the colours come out to play.
  • Disabled access available.
  • Ideal for picnics.

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Tickets Prices

  • Entry is free.

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Opening and Closing Hours

  • Visitors centre: Open: 9am – 5pm weekdays, 9.30am – 5pm weekends and public holidays (closed Christmas Day and New Years Day).

How To Get To Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne by Public Transport

  • Trams on Domain Road
  • Melbourne visitors centre bus stop
  • Domain St/Domain Rd light rail station

Restaurants Near Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

  • Observatory Cafe

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Address: Birdwood Ave, South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia

Phone: +61-392522300

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

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Half-Day Melbourne City Tour Including Yarra River Cruise From Melbourne
View Deal Half-Day Melbourne City Tour Including Yarra River... 16 Reviews | Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes From USD 73.24/person

Cruise the calm waters of the Yarra River, past Melbourne's art, food and shopping precincts towards the Docklands area. Back on land join your premium touring coach at Federation Square and start a comprehensive tour of Melbourne and it's thriving inner suburbs such as Brighton and St Kilda.

Melbourne City Afternoon Tour
View Deal Melbourne City Afternoon Tour 109 Reviews | Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes From USD 43.39/person

Explore Melbourne on an afternoon coach tour of the outskirts of the CBD and also visit the inner suburbs of St Kilda, Brighton and Elwood. See vibrant shopping and restaurant districts in the Docklands and Acland and Fitzroy Streets in St Kilda. Get photo ops at the Royal Botanic Gardens, visit the Ornamental Lake, then glimpse the city's love of sports at Melbourne Cricket Ground, the National Tennis Centre and Etihad Stadium. Your local guide shares insider knowledge for a great introduction to lively Melbourne.

Half-Day Melbourne City Laneways and Arcades Tour with Eureka Skydeck
View Deal Half-Day Melbourne City Laneways and Arcades Tour ... 3 Reviews | Duration: 4 hours From USD 58.23/person

Find out why year after year, Melbourne is voted the world's "Most Livable City" with a comprehensive half day morning tour around the highlights of Melbourne city. This coach tour includes stops at the Queen Victoria Market, Captain Cook's Cottage (Fitzroy Gardens) and also a walking tour through the laneways and arcades of the city with it's cafes and interesting graffiti art. Then experience a birds-eye view of the whole of Melbourne up at the Eureka Skydeck.

Trike Tour of Yarra Bend Park Melbourne for Two
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Tour Melbourne’s historic Yarra Bend Park on this trike tour for two. Explore the largest area of natural bush land left in inner Melbourne, and you will discover its insane history, rich cultural heritage, long expanses of river frontage and even a large roosting camp of up to 30,000 flying foxes – an Australian native megabat.

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  • Large and varied gardens. Lots of variety. Easy to spend an afternoon or even a full day here. Plenty of scenic walks. You can for a boat ride if you wish. Toilet facilities. Good signage generally though it is possible to get a little lost.

  • We only explored the NE portion, with the lakes, but were impressed. Lots of interesting plant varieties to see. When we were there around 10, on a weekday, it was surprisingly quiet. Even more so than Adelaide's one, a much smaller city. You can go punting on the lake. We had the popular fruit salad in a glass, a chicken wrap, 2 coffees; $33. Pricey, but well laid out dining area near the lake. Wonderful views. We met Fergus the Golden Retriever with his lady owner. All the parks staff knew Fergus as a regular guest. The photos below include an incredible Cypress. A heritage listed oak near the gate. Also, a Caucasian Fir, that reminds of Turkey.

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  • We visit the gardens many times throughout the year. Great place to go for walks and a picnic with the kids. Free and plenty of places to explore. Love the Ian Potter Children's Garden in the summer. The water fountains & mini river are a big hit.

  • This place is amazing. A gem in the heart of Melbourne. One of my favourite places. A national heritage really. Must visit.

  • Probably the best botanical gardens that I've ever been to. A great mix of historical and informational signs, walk paths, places to sit and chill, range of plants, and so on.

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