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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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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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Great sense of history.

These gardens have a great sense of history. It is great to visit one that has a strong land form, so be ready to walk up and down. As it was winter they were not showy, we spent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

These gardens have a great sense of history. It is great to visit one that has a strong land form, so be ready to walk up and down. As it was winter they were not showy, we spent several hours taking our time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are so worth a visit. The Gardens are a real treat - ponds and waterfalls, the Japanese Garden and heaps more. You can spend hours here wandering around and enjoying the beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A must-see on a nice, sunny day. There is a Conservatory with orchids, a Subantarctic Plant House, a Japanese Garden, and various other gardens. There is a shop, but just now the restaurant is closed for renovation. There are lots of paths to walk, with nice views of the Derwent River. There is no admission charge, but one can donate.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I live just out of Hobart and this is the 2nd time I've visited this year. The last time was about 6 months ago and it really was quite a lot different in summer - just as good, just different. Such a relaxing place, you could just stay there all day in the peace and quiet. Very interesting as well.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Spectacular, even in winter. I had a few hours to kill so took the family along to the gardens. Best decision we made. The kids loved running through the place, and being a weekday, we had practically the entire place to ourselves. The care given is obvious, and it was amazing that so much is done with meagre donations. It... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I loved wandering through these gardens (after walking out from the city/waterfront it's only a 2km or so walk). Given it was winter there were a lot of dormant plants and i could imagine how beautiful it will be in the spring! Still, there were plenty of beautiful sights - the conservatory, Japanese garden and the fern garden were lovely.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visited the gardens on our City Highlights tour and while we didn't have a great deal of time to spend here, the Sub-Antarctic room, pavillion and the vegetable/herb garden are well worth a look. Tranquil setting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

One of the loveliest botanic gardens - the staff obviously work hard to keep the gardens in top condition. I highly recommend taking a picnic and a rug and taking the time to sit and admire the views :-)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The weather plays a huge deal on determining if you get to see Hobart from the highest vantage point. If you can't see the top of Mount Wellington from Hobart (i.e. it's foggy) then you are better off doing something else then to go up.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Only the conservatory has flowers indoors in winter. the outdoor has trees and ferns but there are pockets of blanks if you want to take a landscape picture. entrance is by voluntary contribution and opens from 9am to 5pm. the gift shop closes at 4.30pm

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Address: Queens Domain, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 03-6234 6299
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Hobart
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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