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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Closes in 29 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Gentleman Magician at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay
From $54.59*
The Gentleman Magician at Sir Stamford at Circular Quay
From $54.59*
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The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is a major botanical Garden located in the heart of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Opened in 1816, the garden is the oldest scientific institution in Australia and one of the most important historic botanical...more
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Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9231 8111
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All reviews opera house rose garden trees and plants fruit bats government house gardens are beautiful bird life busy city mrs macquarie's chair few hours art gallery nice walk couple of hours walk around sunny day harbour bridge picnic
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth a visit. Great views of the harbour and some quiet spots to take in the view. Find the oldest tree in Sydney. Take a picnic basket and a blanket plenty of seating and it’s free. There is a red train you can ride...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Frank M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This garden, where is beside the buildings, is a place to get a wal, a run while you enjoy the landscape. A very recommended place

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jctrimino
Reviewed yesterday

Eapectacular!! The first botanic garden I visit by the sea. The views are incredible, the garden itself is amaizing. I think is mandatory when visitig Sydney and is just on the Opera house.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sux09
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The botanical gardens is truly an extraordinary place. It's a restful place for a stroll around a variety of plant exhibits. I've watched it change over the years since I was a uni student. The two constants though are the harbour views and the Morton...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Madshus
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked here via the opera house so had a good view of the harbour on one side and plants on the other. There is little train you can ride on around the garden - book early, we arrived at 12.40, the train due to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Cath R
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Botanical Gardens are a must see experience. Wonderfully set out with many different garden layouts. The ongoing exhibitions were a real treat. With the Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour Bridge as backdrops you can many hours exploring the gardens

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We always go there when get some time It’s has nice walking track and flowers garden must visit also nice cafe restaurant surrounded unless u get tired

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mojohana
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I come to Sydney once a year and we always love our visit to the gardens. Great bird life, shops, amenities, coffee place/cafe and breath taking views. Go and get lost in the gardens!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jodiemillar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good place to visit with the family. Good location. Close to everything. Close to transport. Close to restaraunts.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a magnificent place to visit at any time with panoramic views across the harbour and a wonderful collection of Australia's unique and superb Flora. There are guided tours and a petite ChooChoo trains that takes you on a guided tour through the gardens...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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June 1, 2018|
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Response from Myriou_S | Reviewed this property |
Hello Annie :) Yes the entry to the garden is free. And I’m not absolutely sure but if I remember well, the Vivid lights event is free as well ! Enjoy :)
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May 22, 2018|
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Response from Traveller879 | Reviewed this property |
To see the plants and wildlife
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May 22, 2018|
Response from Tursi65 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I don’t understand the question?