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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Queens Domain | Lower Domain Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6166 0451
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The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens is Australia's second-oldest established in 1818. These gardens are home to the largest collection of mature conifers in the Southern Hemisphere and it also has the only subantarctic plant house in the world. A great restaurant and cafe is available onsite and it is a wonderful place to visit all year round. Visit our website for more information.
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Queens Domain | Lower Domain Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very nice place to come with family and friends with a picnic basket and just enjoy a sunny place to relax. The cost is FREE and the sights are even better. There are lots of areas such as the Japanese and French...More

Thank potaracke
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ww always make a point of visiting Botanic Gardens in any cities we visit, and Hobart has a very nice garden with quite a few specimens on show. Of particular interest is the sub antarctic house, quite unique collection. The Japanese garden is great too.

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bijou botanic in walking distance of central Hobart. Completely delightful. Great herbaceous/mixed border, good Australian and Tasmanian sections. Nice dry gardens showing what can be done in the dry. Fabulous conservatory - wonderful smell from the lilies. Well-labelled. Loved the sunflowers as bedding plants! Excellent...More

Thank LJ1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing garden with a great variety of plants/established trees. Well set out. Incredibly they have sub Antarctic plants on display too - quite rare

Thank joepetrucci
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a very quick visit. The gardens are Devine and we had Devonshire tea. We caught the red bus up and had a really nice but quick look around.

Thank Dooogong
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can get some truly lovely photos. Definitely well worth the visit. Walking from the city centre was not too hot - we did it on a slightly sunny day (but definitely only recommended for the able bodied - once you’ve started it’s hard to...More

Thank jacintaking
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely time wandering through these beautiful gardens. The Japanese Garden was our favourite, a lot of thought had gone into the design. We also loved the Conservatory. We could have spent the whole day there, but the weather was unseasonally hot.

Thank 8Sheridan123
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a slightly disappointing visit. The way that it is set out gave the impression that it was unsure whether to class itself as a recreational park or a serious garden. The Japanese garden is the best section. Visitors need to be aware of...More

Thank KBofLB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a lovely wander through the gardens. Great spots for picnics dotted throughout. Lots of little hidden paths to explore. Would visit again if in Hobart.

Thank Simone L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a real huge place to walk. Lots of plants, trees and vegetation of various varieties and species to be seen. The air is really fresh and energizing. It is so vast that we didn't really bump into crowds of people.

Thank holidaymum59
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31 May 2017|
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Response from Kate S | Reviewed this property |
Some of the garden's 'rooms' aren't really season dependent - the sub-arctic, for instance, is always cold! Others have variations of foliage which make them interesting in the cooler months - the Japanese garden has... More
1 April 2017|
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Response from Angele P | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not allowed
Evan H
18 January 2017|
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Response from AlanT113 | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking is available, as far as I recall its free, hope this helps....alan