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Royal Botanic Gardens

Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 8111
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Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9231 8111
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Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

We walked through the the Botanical Gardens almost every day of our stay in Sydney! So beautiful with well manicured plants/lawns...we did see some homeless people sleeping around the grounds. There are all kinds of parrots, birds, plants, flowers, trees to see. This was the...More

Thank LeslieLyn
Reviewed May 4, 2016

I joined the free walking tour of the Botanic Gardens led by the lovely volunteer Jill! Her knowledge of the history of the gardens was fantastic and she was a delight to be around! The gardens were beautiful and are well kept! They is also...More

1  Thank Laura P
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Fancy getting away from it all for a few hours? Visit the gardens. You will not be disappointed. Walked through at every opportunity. If you are not a walker, then there is a land train to take you round.

Thank Sanma7
Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

These are very manicured gardens and nothing like the Australian countryside, but it is a very relaxing place to visit so close to such a noisy city. They gave a great view of the harbour and you don't have to be rich to enjoy it.

Thank Baldrick_the_Fourth
Reviewed May 3, 2016

After spending a night in the CBD we spent an enjoyable and relaxing walk through the botanical gardens. The gardens are kept beautifully and have quite a number of walks which take you down to Lady Macquarie Chair, Sydney Opera House and the Art Museum.

Thank Lrp62
Reviewed May 3, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed a very pleasant day walking the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens and this activity was free. Gardens are kept very nicely. I think they are very proud of this very old gardens and grounds and yes they should be. They share it nicely...More

Thank sandra n
Reviewed May 3, 2016

The Gardens are extremely accessible and once you are there, you can lose yourself in the plants, open spaces and water. We took the red train ride which was well worth it -- in about 30 minutes we got a good sense of the geography...More

Thank 88RW
Reviewed May 2, 2016

We spent a couple of hours walking around the gardens. Such spectacular scenery and also being able to get great photo's of the bridge and Opera House was a highlight. We also saw a lot of cockatoo's. So cool.

Thank SquirrelGirl39
Reviewed May 2, 2016

The botanical Gardens are located alongside the Sydney Harbour. One entrance is beside the Opera House. It is a very pleasant area to relax and walk through

Thank mariondp
Reviewed May 2, 2016

You will not be diaspponited in this FREE activity. The gardens are beautiful, perfect photo opportunities within the garden, Sydney harbour bridge and the opera house. And you can even take a seat in Mrs Macquarie's chair. We spent 3and half hours on a glorious...More

1  Thank Asrj76
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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Is choo -choo train a hop -on hop -off train?
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Response from ghislainea2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. Yes it is
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It's free. No charge.