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Royal Botanic Gardens

Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 8111
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9231 8111
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Reviewed January 9, 2016

Walked through its so nice! Lots of seats and shaded areas. Would be nice for a picnic with friends and family.

Thank lisaskye
Reviewed January 9, 2016

Always open to the public, the gardens are worth an unhurried walk. The trees are grand, flowers in the right season are attractive. Well kept and a terrific place to find wedding photos being taken.

1  Thank Teresa C
Reviewed January 9, 2016

Huge park. Mostly grass and trees. Spend the day with picnic. Start at Opera house and walk around. Wear hat and comfy shoes. Bring lots of water

Thank kari327055
Reviewed January 9, 2016

I'm used to botanical gardens where there're less green lawn than plant areas. This was a lot of lawns and a few areas with plants and yes the plants was beautiful, but disappointing for me.

1  Thank bumblebeegirl2015
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Considering the bustle of Sydney right on its door step, the gardens are amazingly tranquil. The huge area available for walking, picnicking or just chilling out is beautiful and you can very easily lose track of time. The cafe has an excellent range of hot...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed January 8, 2016

We walked through the gardens late in the day on a winters afternoon and were amazed at the layout and appeal of the gardens. All the sections had something to look at. Great design leads around the sections. Even as a confirmed non gardener, I...More

Thank DrRobTimaru
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

This is one of very nice garden that I used to go. There are many kinds of plant. Good place to take a photo. You can see Opera house and Harbour bridge from this garden.

Thank Ploy T
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Set right on the edge of downtown and the harbor. Can't comment on what it looks like in the winter, but we just went in December (summer) and it was gorgeous. So colorful and well maintained. Lots of bird wildlife along the way, and quaint...More

1  Thank Ken H
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Have been to the botanical gardens during my stay in sydney, and this is one of the lovely places that are to be visited when in sydney city. Calm, Clean, beautiful gardens that give a nice view of both the opera and harbour bridge.

Thank Trips2016
Reviewed January 7, 2016

I love walking through the Gardens. The park itself is HUGE and you can easily spend a day wandering around, lazing on the grass. Sites to visit include the Governors House & the Art Gallery of New South Wales- both free!

Thank matthenry9
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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Response from madtraveller2016 | Reviewed this property |
there are always oppurtunities to grab pics... u wont be disappointed
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Sorry for the late reply. Yes it is