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Royal Botanic Gardens

Address: Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9231 8111
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$101*
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Sydney Day Tour with Optional Sydney Harbour...
96%
Ranked #7 of 235 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Perth, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

What a great find that i had ignored for so many years of visiitng Sydney. A friend turned me on to the features of the Gardens, and now i love to wander through, stop to sniff the roses, walk among the Tropic Raingarden plants, spice row, changing exhibits in the showrooms, the most aromatic roses i know, and it all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

My wife's landscape architect and we really enjoyed the Botanic Gardens which have free entrance and a lot to see there. Well organized, clean and not overcrowded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

When we go its always peaceful, always kept and very picturesque iwouldnt recommend going when its too hot (who wants to go anywhere when its too hot except to the beach?). Also there is hardly water fountains/bubblers so if you have children, take lots of water and fill up your bottles. Otherwise, its lovely, beautiful views, lots of places to... More

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Maitland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

great to se the Gardens looking so fine, nicely mown lawns and NO rubbish we really enjoyed it was like not being in the city at all

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Went for an afternoon walk from the cathedral n the south all the way to the opera house. The gardens have fantastic plants, some very nice looking curved billed birds walking around free range... And some magnificent trees juxtaposed against Views of the CBD - really good - 1-2 hour walk - but you could probably have a great picnic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Who ever does not believe in evolution should go to Australia..... Flowers and trees are unique A piece of heaven in the middle of Sydney.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This is the perfect place to stroll and relax while in Sydney City Center. The variety of plants and tress was amazing. Recommended!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The beautifully kept gardens have an immense variety to enjoy with the incredible backdrop of Sydney Barbour and Opera House. Also enjoy coffee or meals at the restaurant and cafe on site or just relax under a shady tree.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This would have rated all fives from me, as I really love plants, but the place was significantly dirty, I.e. trash lying about, that it was not a great experience.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

take a stroll through the gardens. you won't be disappointed. beautiful flowers and the gardens go on forever... easy to walk over to the opera house and bridge from here.

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