Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Birdwood Ave, South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia, Melbourne
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-392522300
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Botanical Garden, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne - Review

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. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Melbourne Itinerary 6 Days.

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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 Ticket 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 reach Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne by Public Transport

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

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  • I love the Botanic Gardens and have shared many pleasant memories with family, friends and on other occasions. It's a good place to relax, have a walk, share memorable moments, admire the different plant life, share a peaceful moment. It's landscape and flora species found in the multiple sections found inside is highly maintained, well grown and there's always something to see through out every season on the year. You can find two restaurants on the grounds. The Asian inspired fusion restaurant by the gift shop had a delicious range of dishes. I took my visiting family here and they had the best day.

  • Very beautiful garden with many large trees and a number of special gardens. A few large lakes. Very beautiful in autumn with the coloured leaves. Many places for a picnic, very relaxing and quiet. Also some delicious restaurants to enjoy. A place not to be missed

  • This place needs to be enjoyed over a couple of days - otherwise you'd physically and mentally wear yourself out! There are so many pockets of different habitats to enjoy (I loved the new California section with all it's cacti). The children's garden is always great - we went there when our son was 3 and he still loves it as an 11 year old. The only disadvantage about this place - but I wouldn't take off any stars for it - is the lack of parking (or difficulty finding parking).

  • Just a cool place to chill in the evening. You can sit in the grass and watch the visitors or walk aimlessly for a while. The amazing part is that this is for free around here. This place is so big that parties are not much of a problem as you can just switch places without leaving the park

  • The Botanic Gardens are an amazing place to visit and to enjoy a family trip. This attraction is available all year round and all seasons too! I went in Summer and the weather was simply just beautiful! If you would like to go, then you can look up at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria page, where there is more information. Overall, it is a great place to go and chill, and especially to see the beautiful variations of plants! Definitely a trip that's worth going!

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