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Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

4.6/5424 Reviews
Botanical Garden

Business Hours

7:30 to sunset.

Address

Birdwood Ave, South Yarra VIC 3141
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About Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

The Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne, Australia, contain amazing plants from all over the entire world. The perfectly landscaped gardens, first established in 1846, are lush and beautiful. Spend a soothing day relaxing in the greenery and gaze at the beautiful swans and water birds that call the gardens home. There are special educational programs designed specifically for children, so bring the kids. Getting Hungry? Grab some refreshments at the Observatory Cafe or enjoy a full meal at the formal Terrace restaurant. The Plant Craft Cottage sells unique souvenirs, mementos and handcrafts.
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Helpful Information

1.At the visitors’ center of the Royal Botanic Garden, visitors can get information pertaining to the scenic spots, tour routes and so on. 2. Wheelchairs are available for rental at the coffee shop, The Terrace, and deposits are required.3. The Children’s Garden is usually closed during winter. The operating hours is conditional to the actual situation on the ground.4. Visitors are able to buy some botanic themed souvenirs from the Observatory and Lakeside shops within the garden.
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Special Events

There is a wide range and diversity of flora in the botanic garden. Within the Children’s Garden, there is a greenery tunnel and a little bamboo forest for children to play hide and seek in. Many specimens of plants are being kept and preserved in the Botanic Specimen Hall, with some of them having centuries of history. Within this hall is a library with a huge collection of literature pertaining to vegetation from all over the world.
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