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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is a major botanical Garden located in the heart of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Opened in 1816, the garden is the oldest scientific institution in Australia and one of the most important historic botanical...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9231 8111
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All reviews opera house rose garden trees and plants fruit bats government house gardens are beautiful bird life busy city mrs macquarie's chair few hours art gallery nice walk couple of hours sunny day walk around hyde park harbour bridge
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you love the sounds of birds you will love a leisurely walk through these spectacular gardens. Beautiful views of the harbour along the way. Take a picnic lunch or visit a cafe, there is even pools if you take togs and towel - go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bexi2014
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this beautiful park!! I've walked here for hours!!!! It's got everything for flower and-tree lovers and it's got everything you need for hours of enjoyment!! I highly recommend it to anyone who loves flowers trees and everything else in a wonderful park!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank madelene j
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had just arrived to Aus after an 18 hr flight and were ready to begin exploring. We decided to spend some time at the Royal Botanical Gardens before our Habour Bridge climb and boy am I glad we did. The gardens are so well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emily G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just behind the Opera House, you will discover a large expanse of gardens which include the Royal Conservatory. Imagine what this garden would have looked like in 1816 when it was first opened! It is the oldest scientific institution in Australia and is the most...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In my opinion the walk through the botanic garden was one of my favourite activities in Sydney. Walking through the city could be noisy and slow as there are many traffic lights and cars, but the botanic garden walk is very peaceful and relaxing. And...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did not set out to see this as a destination. However, because we walk, and our hotel was in Wooloomooloo, our paths lead us here several times. Each time we wandered in a different direction; each time we saw new plants and trees that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ScooterM52
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This very special Gardens is Located just behind the iconic Opera House is a must for locals and tourists alike. Well tended Gardens amidst the various Flora and Fauna from around the world. You can do long or short walks all of which are well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MichaelO930
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband is an avid Gardner so this was at the top of his list of must see spots. It is beautiful. Our hotel was right across the street and we had a garden view with a little Juliet balcony, needless to say my husband...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michelemK1822GZ
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting from NZ and only had an hour or so to wander around. Beautiful grounds with everything name tagged. Loved the brilliant wildflower displays.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank selman150
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the jewels in the crown of Sydney. This beautiful expanse of green space is located right on the harbour with spectacular views of the Opera House and the Habour Bridge. The gardens is a popular spot for weddings and events such...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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1 June 2018|
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Response from Myriou_S | Reviewed this property |
Hello Annie :) Yes the entry to the garden is free. And I’m not absolutely sure but if I remember well, the Vivid lights event is free as well ! Enjoy :)
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22 May 2018|
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Response from Traveller879 | Reviewed this property |
To see the plants and wildlife
Sushil G
22 May 2018|
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I’m sorry I don’t understand the question?