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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
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Owner description: 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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Reviewed March 18, 2013

The botanical gardens was well worth a visit. Great information and service from the volunteer staff. Some of the gardens are under renovation, but the chinese gardens are well worth a visit.

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Reviewed March 16, 2013

We really enjoyed our time here. If we'd had time we'd have spent at least one whole day as there was so much to see. Plants and trees were so well labelled, and the ongoing planting of new gardents was lovely.
Particularly liked the Japanese garden and the floral clock, which we could see from the restaurant balcony.

Thank Anne-Marie1963
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Very green and peaceful, but sorry to see that the vege garden is ripped up for development.
The Japanese Garden is very nice, where did the big bamboo come from?
Well worth the visit, gold coin donation entry.

Thank KevinRL
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

Out from the bustle of the city are these magnificent gardens. An easy and very pleasurable walk, and great place to have a picnic or just to relax. Beautiful flowers and fauna, and a wonderful "Borders" project, which connects cultures through the use of various garden themes (i.e. Japanese garden, Antarctica exhibition etc).

Thank Mez_12
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

Like many walks in and around Hobart, it is quite steep but well worth a meander around the gardens. The convict built walls within the gardens make it unique. The entrance gates are very impressive also.

Thank Herb L
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