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Visit Melbourne's inner-city oasis. Over 10,000 plant species from around the world are presented in a kaleidoscope of colour and texture. Sweeping lawns, tranquil lakes and majestic trees are home to an amazing range of wildlife.
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Great place to meet a friend, have a picnic or first date. Really pretty and amazing on a sunny day. Toilets can be a little bit and miss so maybe consider that before you put your rug down and drink a few litres of water....More
The garden is well laid out with an ornamental lake in the centre. There is a vast range of plants from all over the world. There is no charge for entry.
We had a sandwich in the cafe by the lake. The birds can be...More
we strolled beautifully kept paths around a picture postcard lake, complete with punters in period dress poling visitors around. Trees and bushes were conveniently named, and all beautifully kept. And free. A lovely day in Melbourne
Our guide walked us through the grounds ,stopping at trees and plants to tell us stories or useful remedies about each species.We were welcomed with a smoke ceremony and given a lemongrass drink at the end.Our guide gave us the sad history of Aboriginal
We travel extensively and we love wandering around cities. There is tremendous growth in many of those cities we have visited and the traffic noise and volumes are growing. It is so lovely to walk through botanical gardens where we can escape all the chaos....More
A beautiful view around every corner, each view seeming better than the last. Plenty of grass oases to stretch out on. Only downside, a very long queue at the cafe. Only wanted coffee and did not see that there was another section around the back...More
Response from RBGVictoria | Property representative |
Hi Catherine B,
We have a great Children's Garden at Melbourne Gardens. I'm unable to paste the link here, but head to our website and search under "Attractions" under "Visit Melbourne".
Hope to see you soon!