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Royal Botanic Gardens

Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 8111
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9231 8111
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Reviewed yesterday

The Botanic Gardens are a beautiful sanctuary in the middle of the city. There are some truly beautiful plants there and the succulent garden is amazing. Have a bite to eat or takeaway at the cafe in the park. Walk to the Opera House or...More

Thank ChrisStid
Reviewed yesterday

Easy to access from the city, well worth a stroll year round, plenty of birds and trees, great view over the harbour

Thank Devan C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I ended up in the botanical gardens by accident on a run, and was so glad I went. Lots of amazing plants and a special area for succulents. Well maintained and very beautiful. I loved the variety of trees. A great place for anyone visiting...More

Thank R M
Reviewed yesterday

So much to see in an area that is not too large. I didn't realize the gardens go all the way up to the bay, giving visitors some wonderful views. Plants, animals... a lot of nature. Well worth the visit.

Thank NomadicFrames
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had been to the Botanic Gardens on R&R from Vietnam in 1970. It's only gotten better! There are multiple entrances and the various walkways and displays are well signposted. Photo buffs can make the Christmas Card pic of the family with the Harbour Bridge...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This Botanic Garden is all you would expect- and more. Take advantage of a free guided tour by a volunteer. I turned up without knowing that this service was about to start: 10.30 and it really enhanced the experience: full of the history and beginnings...More

Thank Mahonia16
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited St Mary's Cathedral then on to Royal Botanic Gardens. Great place for a walk or jog and a picnic. We came over the weekend, tons of people around.

Thank DamianDC
Reviewed 3 days ago

Regardless of wether you want timeout or not these gardens/park are well worthwhile. A stroll around this beautiful area, bordered by the harbour , for an hour or 2, will refresh you. The magnificent trees offer shade when the temperatures rise also. There is plenty...More

Thank 442jacko
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice and maintained garden at the sea shore where people can spent good time and enjoy with family and friends.

Thank jmodi1981
Reviewed 3 days ago

Free floral show, with living colour magical wall standing at 6 metres high and stretching across 50 metres of floral display. It is in the midst of Royal Botanical Gardens therefore you will enjoy the stroll through the gardens. Floral display will end on 30...More

Thank Param S
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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Marjorie R
Can you bring pets?
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Is choo -choo train a hop -on hop -off train?
9 February 2017|
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Sorry for the late reply. Yes it is
How much to enter per person
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It's free. No charge.