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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Address: Queens Domain, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 03-6234 6299
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Ranked #3 of 51 Attractions in Hobart
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Australia’s second-oldest, these gardens are home to the...
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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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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Goulburn, NSW
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited on a cold January morning. Parking was easy and free. Entry was just a gold coin donation. The gardens are set out beautifully with a special Japanese Garden and a lovely Victorian pavilion. I especially liked the Sub Antarctic display which was great! There's a cafe and toilets. A nice way to spend a morning.

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Dorset UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I spent a wonderful day at the gardens and went on a tour guided by a very knowledgeable host - who was friendly & kind. I want to visit again!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

With a flight late in the evening and having spent a hectic day travelling around to the site such as Richmond, Port Arthur we popped into the Botanical Gardens at about 4.30pm. The gardens are beautiful with views over the water. We were able to spread out on the lawns and have a relax, just what we needed.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Very peaceful & beautiful. I really liked the japanese garden. Lovely day well worth the wander around

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Sydney, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We hopped off the Double Decker Sightseeing Bus to spend 2 hours on our short visit to Hobart and we were so glad we did. The rose display in November was the most spectacular we have ever seen anywhere, including the Butchart Gardens on VI in Canada. We had eaten lunch elsewhere so we only had a coffee but the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

did not have long enough as the gardens closed late afternoon, it was a hot day and the cool of the Antarctic House was welcome and most interesting. The gardens were well maintained and very enjoyable, with only a donation to access well worth spending an hour or two or longer if time allows.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Some majci gardens a beautiful Japanese garden with lovely water features, a beautiful herb and vegetable garden , glasshouse pond with lilies and old specimen trees all just a short walk to Hobart .city. You can also park here for an extended stay and don't have to worry about parking metres.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

They closed at 6pm, so we did a small tour however the place is too big to be covered within 30mins...But from what we see, it is beautiful and well-maintained.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The place was gorgeous and best of all no entrance fee, just a gold coin donation. The place was huge so you can easily spend half a day or even the entire day there. Flowers were so pretty and there are little corners here and there (like the fern forest and sub-antarctic garden) that makes walking around interesting.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Not the best Botanical Gardens in the World, but very plesant. We took a walk from Hobart CBD and walked around in the gardens for a couple of hours. The Japanese Gardens are particularly pleasant.

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