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“Variety and beauty in some good walks” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Royal Botanic Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens
Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
61 2 9231 8111
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Sydney Day Tour with Optional Sydney Harbour...
Ranked #7 of 239 Attractions in Sydney
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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“Variety and beauty in some good walks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

The Royal Botanic Gardens are close to the Sydney Opera House and Circular Quary - so right in the heart of the area very attractive to tourists. The gardens have interesting flowers, as well as hot houses and other display areas. Worth several hours of meandering around. Work your way to the Opera House, then around the corner to a coffee on the Quay.

Visited November 2012
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“A place of many weddings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

The Royal Botanical Garden is an awesome place to relax your mind, be it with families or simply alone. On weekend especially you would see many many weddings there and kids running around as the Sydney siders jog around the park, Amazing place!

Visited July 2012
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“worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We wandered through the gardens one morning for 2 hours and it's well worth the visit. The fern garden and lower garden near the water are very nice, it's also a great route to walk to the opera house if you're in the Kings cross area

Visited November 2012
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“Delightful gardens”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

A great walk in the park with very interesting plants - and it's all free! Well worth the walk. Very interesting fern house.

Visited October 2012
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“I love the Royal Botanic Gardens!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

There is something for everyone in the Royal Botanic Gardens. Every time I visit, I see something new there. One time it was an owl sitting high in a tree. There are so many different corners to explore and plants to discover that it is impossible to see all of the gardens in one visit. On my last visit I spent a lot of time in the herb garden and found many herbs that I did not know. There are plenty of spots throughout the gardens to sit and contemplate the view or just enjoy the peace. It is my favourite place in central Sydney.

Visited November 2012
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