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“Great way to spend half a day.”

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Ranked #2 of 450 things to do in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Visit Melbourne's inner-city oasis. Over 10,000 plant species from around the world are presented in a kaleidoscope of colour and texture. Sweeping lawns, tranquil lakes and majestic trees are home to an amazing range of wildlife.
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This large garden is close to the free tram transport. The Garden is divided into several different parts and all are worth visiting.

Thank Douro K
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Relaxing space! Enjoyed the greenery and respite from the traffic noise! Interesting sculpture and high aspect!

Thank MTB62
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We walked around the gardens they are so tranquil and beautifully laid out and kept they ate amazing.
The glasshouses were quite old but again well kept and we ended up going into the cafe by the lake for some tea/coffee and cake.
A great way to spend a day enjoy

Thank Bucksbunch
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This amazing garden is definitely my favourite place in melbourne!
Beautiful and tranquil with so many hidden spots. I love to go for long walks here on my own or bring the family for an outing.
A must visit

Thank stockettcathy63
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

take the trolley or bus and go for a walk; free entry. beautiful and free. Cool weather is a plus. Ask at the visitor center for what is blooming but the fern gully walk and the lake are a good choice.

Thank Liza B
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