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Royal Botanic Gardens

Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 8111
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“botanic gardens” (550 reviews)
“opera house” (1,244 reviews)
“rose garden” (93 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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 yesterday via mobile

A really relaxing feel to these gardens. Restaurant and cafes excellent. Most plants especially trees labelled, gardens very well maintained. Families were picnicking or just relaxing . Escape from the bustle of the city for a few hours.

Thank Nicholas h
Reviewed yesterday

The well manicured botanic gardens are a pleasure to walk through. But, we found the gardens came up short on having extensive planting beds of plants -- it was mostly lawn.

Thank Explorer100
Reviewed yesterday

We spent a full day here. Wonderful and convenient for the opera house and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Loads of wild parrots and ibis's

Thank nidec
Reviewed yesterday

Strange trees and bushes, birds, beautiful place so close to the city and the see! Lovely flowers in the spring.

Thank villagatan2a
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not what I remember but still the gardens are quiet and pleasant on a cooler day. A lot of trees and shrubs could benefit from labelling to add to interest. Set on the harbour it is a great picnic spot even if the grass could...More

Thank TnT42
Reviewed 2 days ago

Comprehensive catalog of all sorts of foliage including a specific greenhouse for ferns and a hall called the Calyx which is currently showing a pollination themed exhibit.

Thank SeaMariner22
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love flowers and I love views of water. This garden has it all. The selection and layout of the garden amkes it a great way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Evelyn F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Situated next to the Harbour and the Opera House, several scenic walks amongst all the plants are available. Quiet considering how close it is to Sydney CBD, with great views out to the harbour.

Thank Terry Q
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a real treat to walk through this large city park. Great views are available of the Opera House, Harbor Bridge, the bay and Central Sydney aside from being a wonderful park. A definite must see on a trip to Sydney.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are many entrances to the Gardens, along Macquarie street and from Circular Quay/Opera House. Large grassed area with plenty of cover and amazing views across the harbour and within the gardens. A must see and do.

Thank AussieRicho1
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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6 September 2017|
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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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14 May 2017|
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Sorry for the late reply. Yes it is