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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

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Address: Queens Domain, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 03-6234 6299
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8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Description: Australia’s second-oldest, these gardens are home to the largest...
Australia’s second-oldest, these gardens are home to the largest collection of mature conifers in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Hobart City Sightseeing Tour Including MONA Admission

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Diverse range of plants for all ages

There are a number of attractions for all ages. Large grounds, easy access areas but also some areas are hilly. The veggie patch which appears on Gardening Austalia is generally... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

There are a number of attractions for all ages. Large grounds, easy access areas but also some areas are hilly. The veggie patch which appears on Gardening Austalia is generally a hit with the kids. Diverse range of to trees, shrubs and flowers. There is also cafe to have a bite to eat and drink

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Altona, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We went on a bus tour with Grayline. A lovely place to visit and stroll though the gardens . Great views and a lovely lily pond. Their is a gift shop and food.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Very pleasant gardens to stroll around with friendly volunteers who were happy to provide information. Well worth the trip from town and we enjoyed the walk back through Queens Domain (gravel track with some inclines) which had great views over the river and city

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Had never been before, worth a visit , beautiful gardens. Beautiful tapestry in the gatehouse of parts of the Garden. Loved the Antarctic room, and Petes kitchen garden from Gardening Australia. Magnificent trees, spent the afternoon wandering around.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed my time strolling through the gardens. It is a pleasant way to pass a few hours and is not far from downtown Hobart. Recommended.

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Vilnius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for World Class gardens, welcome to the Tasmanian botanical gardens! Just a few months ago, I had wonderful time spent in the most charming botanical garden I have ever seen. The garden was built on a spectacular hill side overlooking the Derwent river, beautifully laid out and very well maintained. Entrance to the botanical garden is... More 

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Helidon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Love these botanical gardens, great place for children to visit and see a wonderful display of old native plants. Relaxing place to just wander and take in the beauty. Highly recommend visiting when in Hobart.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

The garden is close to city centre, no entry fee. Garden is divided into different sections, easy to follow by using the guided map provided. Everything is well kept; esp. the Japanese Garden. There is a cafe inside which appears to be of very average standard - don't have time to try anyway. Prepare to spend 2-3hrs there.

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Scarborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had a stop here when we took the half-day tour of Hobart. We were only given 40 minutes and we wished we had more. We managed to see probably only half of the gardens but what we saw, we liked tremendously. On a nice balmy afternoon, sitting on the park bench and soaking in the atmosphere of the place... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A well maintained botanic garden with a nice selection and display of native plants, common, rare and even threatened species. While the garden is not enormous it does have sufficient grounds to make for a pleasant day exploring the various specialized areas such as fern, herb, Japanese, lily pond and Tasmanian sections. For those who always need a gift shop... More 

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