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The Explorer - Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia

    With multiple daily departures your experience commences from the visitor center where you will receive a warm welcome from your friendly tour guide. Limited to just 25 passengers this purpose built Eco friendly tour bus will take you on an intimate journey through 15 hectares of contemporary landscaped space that showcases the beauty and diversity of Australian flora.

    The experience lasting 25 minutes provides a wealth of interesting and engaging content including landscape stories, gardens history, cultural significance and nature interpretation. Highlights of the tour include: 
    • Red Sand Garden
    • Howson Hill
    • Ian Potter Lake
    • Arid Garden
    • Dry River Bed

    Included within your ticket is the flexibility to hop off at various stops within the Australia Garden. If you fancy a stroll at any one of the highlights we welcome the freedom to continue your experience with one of our later departures by jumping back on board later in the day. (This option is subject to availability on the day).

    Be sure to bring you camera as this incredible experience showcases the unique power of natural beauty in a modern contemporary setting.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The tour departs from the Visitors Centre located in Cranbourne Gardens.

    Cranbourne Gardens is located approximately 50 minutes from Melbourne CBD and is on route to Phillip Island creating an excellent midway attraction.
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants (age 0-4) are free of charge when sat on a knee.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Really interesting visit to Cranbourne gardens. We had a lovely wander around beautiful plants and trees. We especially liked the layout and the café, plus the shop
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    Our family met here for our adult son’s birthday. We loved the gardens, the design concepts and bird life and were particularly impressed with our tour on the Explorer open air bus. Sue, our lovely driver and guide, was so enthusiastic, informative and full of passion for her
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    Loved every bit of this place and respect everyone that works here. The wildlife and trees are maintained perfectly
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    We had a nice walk in here. One of the best gardens we've been in.Great place for family out day with kids.
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