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Royal Botanic Gardens

Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 8111
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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

Views of the Opera House and the harbour. The gardens are just stunningly beautiful and there are plenty spots for picnics including shaded areas under trees. Love the Riyal Botanic Gardens in Sydney.

Thank ChristineWhyte
Reviewed yesterday

We toured the botanical garden via the little train with narration along the way. The guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Once touring on the train, it's nice to visit specific area at leisure. This can also be done by hopping on and hopping off the...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed yesterday

Very different vegetation in a natural set up. The signs were saying it all. It seems people are stealing these plants and flowers. They have put signs to show they were serious to keep the place intact. There were tons of interesting plants, flowers and...More

Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to these gardens 5 or 6 times during our 10 day stay in Sydney. I thought it would be a one time visit kinda place but I was so wrong, there's so much to see, and the collections of plants are really impressive....More

Thank Patsy_nz
Reviewed 3 days ago

You get excellent views over the harbours, towards the Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Lots of places to rest on expansive lawns. The place is usually full of tourists but still does not feel over crowded. But those looking for a botanical experience...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great variety and constant upgrade of Gardens happening. Wonderful walking paths with graceful aged trees. I particularly liked the mare & foal sculpture down by the harbour donated by the Art Gallery of NSW. Train & free guided tours a bonus.

Thank Nonapama
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Open spaces, formal gardens, shady trees and interesting paths make the gardens a tranquil place to visit. Volunteers are available if you need to know about the fauna. Chill out in a peaceful environment overlooking the harbor. Its proximity to the city makes it a...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can take pics of opera house and bridge from botanical gardens and position is magical. Come at sun set

Thank leechung44
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take your time to see all the beautiful gardens. Very tranquil and relaxing. Best spot to take Opera House & Harbour Bridge photos. Great harbour photos from Mrs Macquaries chair.

Thank Penelope T
Reviewed 4 days ago

This garden is huge. We took the mini train called the Chou Chou express. I recommend it as they take you to different parts of the park that would take really long to walk to. They also let you hop off and back on throughout...More

Thank justinehsu
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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6 September 2017|
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Response from madtraveller2016 | Reviewed this property |
there are always oppurtunities to grab pics... u wont be disappointed
Marjorie R
14 May 2017|
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Response from Henk W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can.
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9 February 2017|
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Sorry for the late reply. Yes it is