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Address: Queens Domain | Lower Domain Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6234 6299
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The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens is Australia's second-oldest...

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens is Australia's second-oldest established in 1818. These gardens are home to the largest collection of mature conifers in the Southern Hemisphere and it also has the only subantarctic plant house in the world. A great restaurant and cafe is available onsite and it is a wonderful place to visit all year round. Visit our website for more information.

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A Must Visit

Loved loved the Botanical Gardens. So beautiful . The work in maintaining such beautiful gardens is amazing. Spent a few hours just taking photos. Definitely worth a visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved loved the Botanical Gardens. So beautiful . The work in maintaining such beautiful gardens is amazing. Spent a few hours just taking photos. Definitely worth a visit.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited on our stay in Hobart in November, found the gardens superbly situated close to town with a large variety of plants , trees and ferns

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Chatswood, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would highly recommend a visit to any person who has a keen interest in gardening and landscaping such as myself. This is a pretty jewel of a garden! Rivals the Botanic Gardens in bigger cities such as Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A perfect place to relax and unwind for an hour or two. Children can burn off energy rolling down the clean grassy bank (a Hobart tradition) without any parental effort other than to keep a general eye on them. There's a great variety of plants to view of you if you care to pay attention, otherwise they just contribute to... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The gardens are well planned and well maintained was th good labelling. There is lots to see. For our visit the mixed herbaceous borders were looking good and also the rose gardens. The subantarctic house is a must. We took a taxi to reach the gardens but walked back into town via the soldiers memorial walk which was a pleasant... More 

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Trafalgar, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

These botanical gardens are about 30 min walk from Hobart CBD. The area is compact and has a range of gardens and a very good restaurant. Highly recommended for the whole family.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my third time in the gardens and given the opportunity would visit many times more. Free entry. I could go on and on how stunning this place is, but do yourself a favour and go and experience it. In my opinion, the best Botanical gardens ever.

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Thank Chris S
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful well manicured gardens with lots of interesting plants and areas to explore. One suggestion would be that they need more maps around the place so you can figure out how to get around more easily. The bus stop near the entrance is perfect for those who tire themselves out walking around and need to catch a ride back into... More 

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Walcha, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Botanical Gardens on one of our guided bus tours! Beautifully maintained cold climate Gardens! Well worth a visit and a great asset to a beautiful city!

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hobart's botanical gardens are definitely worth a visit. They gardens are well maintained, very diverse, and most plants and trees have a tag so at least you know what you're looking at. Entry fee is up to you decide. The only downside is that it's located along the highway, and the noise can be disturbing at times.

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