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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney: Tours & Tickets

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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place for a stroll. Beautiful gardens and spectacular views of the bridge, harbor and opera house. Worth visiting if you’re in Sydney.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank LainieM405
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Free to walk into. The flowers were nice even in beginning of Spring. Also amazing views of Sydney Harbour

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Choco_robba
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An absolute oasis in a vast, bustling city! Acres of stunning gardens and lawns. You can easily spend a day wandering along to Mrs Macquarie’s Chair and back through the gardens, stopping for lunch at the cafe. The Ibis were amusing to watch as they...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 350sueb
Reviewed 4 days ago

Many acres of lawn, flowers and trees line Sydney Harbor, adjacent to the Opera House. This is a great place to lie on the sweeping lawns amidst beautiful manicured flower beds. Ibises and parrots add to the charm. The garden is well-used by both locals...More

Date of experience: November 2019
1  Thank njronneberg
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic way to spend an hour or two wandering around this free for all, beautiful gardens. Had a lovely time looking at all the different plant species, wonderful painted animals and other interesting stuff

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank petriece o
Reviewed 4 days ago

An absolute pleasure, especially the herb garden. Do watch out for the very opportunistic Ibis birds (bin chickens) at the cafe though when sitting outside. They will snatch food off your plate or out of your hands. Very lovely gift shop too with quality items...More

Date of experience: November 2019
1  Thank Garamond11
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney is one of the great public gardens of the world and it has the added benefit of sitting in the very centre of a beautiful if busy noisy city and set on its stunning harbour. So it has everything...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When you are tired of city walking, just cross a street and find peace and beauty. Colorful, green, wide open lawns, a gorgeous bay with boats, rose garden, herb, flower gardens, cute painted koala bears throughout the garden, unimaginable beauty there, benches to rest and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a nice tour, full of historic information about Aboriginal Heritage, their History, their way of hunting, Australian plants and their medicinal uses. Josh our tour guide was very informative and nice, he gave us some fruit, bread and jam to try. Thank you!!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Emilia L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Josh was amazing! It was a great chance to know some history of the aboriginal people. It was amazing to know that how the true owner of the land utilise the native plants for their food and lives.

Date of experience: November 2019
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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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Mongy10
23 October 2019|
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Response from Ilikeitornot | Reviewed this property |
You can walk through from Circular Quay to Woolloomooloo in under an hour or take your time and enjoy it further. Worth you time either way!
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Response from MD_Shariful_Islam | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would recommend you to visit by your own. Very nice and charming location, direction, amenities, travel options would make your trip memorable!
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