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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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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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A must see, beautiful obviously gardens are different throughout the year

Peace an quiet, a good variety of different garden styles. Beautiful setting. Lovely dining. A great place to wander for as long as you like. Gold coin donation on entry helps... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Peace an quiet, a good variety of different garden styles. Beautiful setting. Lovely dining. A great place to wander for as long as you like. Gold coin donation on entry helps maintain the gardens.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Granted May isn't the best time of year to visit the gardens but even given that these gardens are well worth a visit beautifully maintained and the Japanese Garden and Lilly pond are stunning. The lady on the front gate was very helpful the only downside was the restaurant was closed for renovation as we had planned to have lunch... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A pleasant Ate autumn walk from Salamanca took us to the TRBG. We specifically went to have a first hand look at the vege garden/s used in the Gardening Australia program. The signage to Pete's Patch remains in some places - including nearest the visitor centre - but the map has been updated and it's now known as the Community... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Whenever we are in Hobart, we do take a walk to the botanical garden. From downtown, one can walk on several improved trails, and avoid traffic. The garden is lovely all year round, with special displays of orchids, arctic plants, cactuses, herbs, food plants, majestic trees, and an abundance of peace and quiet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We managed to strike it in late Autumn but there was still plenty of colour. Really very beautiful and worth a return visit from us. The Oak plantings and Sequoia were a highlight

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We braved the weather to spend several hours wandering around these beautiful gardens. The Oriental garden is sublime and a MUST to see is the small, but fascinating Subantarctic Garden featuring a micro-cosm of plants from the sub-antarctic islands....with wild-life recordings enhancing the experience.There is a beautiful stand of palm trees and an incredible collection of huge pine trees from... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I'm not normally the garden type, but I'm glad I took an hour or so to wander around these gardens. What I enjoyed about the layout is that you only need to walk short distances to see radically different designs and themes. While not as big as some of the other states, it more than makes up for it with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

amazing gardens, Huon pine waterfall, Chinese garden. Also a fantastic greenhouse full of orchids. well worth a visit ,plenty of places for picnics and undercover if a bit showery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Gorgeous place to visit, any time of year! Pack a picnic and a rug and find a lovely secluded spot. There's a restaurant, but a warning - it's highly overpriced (eg. $10 for a croissant!!!) The little souvenir shop is great, with lots of things to look at, and some reasonably priced local art & craft. Autumn is wonderful, especially... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed the gardens. In fact visited twice. Highlights were perennial flower beds; conservatory; Antarctic simulation; Japanese garden and French garden. Enjoyed visiting Tino's patch. Flat well tended paths made walking through part easy. The volunteer at the entrance to the park was enthusiastic and very helpful in identifying particular points of interest. Imagine might be difficult to find parking... More 

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