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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Address: Queens Domain, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 03-6234 6299
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Hobart City Sightseeing Tour Including MONA...
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Ranked #3 of 46 Attractions in Hobart
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: Australia’s second-oldest, these gardens are home to the...
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Owner description: Australia’s second-oldest, these gardens are home to the largest collection of mature conifers in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The conservatory is full of vibrant colours and scents and quite intoxicating. There are charming views and places throughout to sit and enjoy the spaces. It also has an increasing number of important conservation collections of Tasmanian plants and the world's only Subantarctic Plant House.

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Palm Beach, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The gardens are beautiful anytime of year. Colour, colour and a beautifully tendered. We have been here many times and have always ventured to see how the gardens are doing at different times of the year and have never been disappointed.

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Mackay, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is a traditional style botanic gardens. Long established trees, history in the making. I love to spend time here whenever I am in Hobart. I have find memories from childhood of these gardens and they still amaze me today. I have doesn't a Christmas day here at the gardens in the past. Tranquil and relaxing with lots to see

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Beautifully presented. Well worth visiting the cold plant Antarctic display and the Rose Garden when it is blooming. The Cafe was very expensive but had excellent quality product. In this context the coffees were just ok. It was also not very friendly. They were going through renovations and this can test anyone.

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Hong Kong
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We went in mid-Dec and saw a large variety of flowers and plants. There were a lot of trees too, one tall pine tree maybe 60+ feet in height and ample green lush lawns for resting on a sunny day. Not to be missed for floral and botany enthusiasts.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Loved walking around the gardens. Had seen them on television and we had always wanted to go and it was really beautiful. They are set out really well with great walking paths to everything. Great place to have a picnic, they have a wonderful café if you didn't bring the picnic.

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Jodhpur, India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Nice traditional Botanic garden with plenty of cool climate displays and ornate gardens plus it leads onto and around other visiting experiences . Easy access walking from CBD

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Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Unfortunately we picked a drizzly cool day to visit the gardens but despite that we stayed for about 3 hours and really enjoyed it. The garden has a nice mix of native and exotic flora with some additional interesting exhibits like the Antarctica room, the veggie patch and the Japanese garden. Very closely located to Hobart CBD it's well worth... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Beautiful by any standard, it has everything a garden-lover or outdoor-person could want. Great views over the Derwent River and tall brick walls that make it feel like a secret garden - perfect for all ages. I loved the Subantarctic Plant House - something quite different that I've never seen in a botanical garden before (it's freezing inside but on... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We went to see the gardens and have lunch. Sadly the restaurant was closed and the cafe limited. The vegetables had disappeared giving way to paving.

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