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Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Beautiful gardens - must see!

Lovely gardens showcasing Australia's beautiful plant life. You can easily understand how May Gibbs... read more

Reviewed today
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Lovely place to spend few hours or all day

Victoria is ready to know it for amazing gardens. Just 5 minutes from Cranbourne there is one of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Cranbourne Gardens | Enter via cnr Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive, Cranbourne, Victoria 3977, Australia
+61 3 5990 2200
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Reviewed today

Lovely gardens showcasing Australia's beautiful plant life. You can easily understand how May Gibbs was inspired for her books. Guests can walk through or pay for a guided tram to go around the property. There is a nice cafe and gift store. You could stay...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Victoria is ready to know it for amazing gardens. Just 5 minutes from Cranbourne there is one of the most beautiful garden. With a natural reserve and coffee place and a lost of plants and trees to contemplate

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful, well presented and very easy to walk around. It’s a wonderful Australian attraction. It’s free admission. Nice Cafe and Souvenir shop. We It’s free! Something to be proud of!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jramage2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How did I not know of this place before. A must do for families and couples. Make sure you get down there and try it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank j0m11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real secret with locals. Don't let the location fool you, this is a world class botanical gardens.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank happymammaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in a former sand quarry, the garden reflects the wide expanse of country Australia, the heathlands, woodlands, wetlands, rock escarpments and deserts with their diverse plant species. 45 km south east of Melbourne; opened in May 2006 covers 363 hectares. Wide meandering paths, strong...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hitchiker_bear
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The gardens are beautiful and it’s a lovely walk around. The downside is the staff are so rude. The bus that goes around the gardens was about to drive into my daughter and I, to get out of the way the only place we could...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank fionarMelbourne
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Visited here for the first time. There is the “Australian Garden” and this is surrounded by parkland and 10 kms+ of walking tracks. Entry is free. While we just went for the walk, there are dozens of places to sit down and relax and have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank emtnems
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We didn’t see any but had a wonderful visit on a beautiful spring afternoon. Enjoyed a light lunch with a good selection of Australian fare at the cafe before a walk around the Australian Gardens. Good selection of native fauna that varies with each season....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank leannes927
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the Cranbourne royal botanic gardens on a lovely sunny day. They have a few walking trails and art installations. We loved the brunch we had at the cafe, the coffee was great too.

Date of experience: August 2018
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12 December 2018|
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Response from Lina Z | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can spend as long as you like here. I have averaged about 3-4 hours depending on what you are doing. Just walking around. Having a picnic. Or just a quick look and a bite to eat. Its totally up to you. Not sure... More
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30 May 2018|
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Response from X6343DJsuem | Reviewed this property |
No pets allowed, sorry. Too many Aussie natives.
16 December 2016|
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Response from 1234trueblue | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm not sure. I'd give them a call. They may.