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The Royal Botanic Garden

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Aboriginal Heritage Tour at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
from US$30,34*
Aboriginal Heritage Tour at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
from US$30,34*
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  • Average3%
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Mrs Macquaries Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9231 8111
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 September 2005

My wife and I spent an afternoon walking through the gardens and this has got to be one of the highlights from our short trip to Sydney. Way better than the Harbor Cruise, and comparable to seeing an Opera in the Opera House. The succulent...More

24  Thank berkeleydude
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 June 2016

What a disappointment. We love the gardens and decided to visit the much hyped new attraction - the Calyx. The Calyx is a long living wall of plants, in itself of some interest, but currently there is an associated attraction called Sweet Addiction, The Story...More

9  Thank 751stephenj
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not far from Circular Quay a great day out for all the family. Great indoor exhibit of Venus fly traps. Recommended for all ages

Thank apmulcahy53
Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely place to wander and enjoy the weather. Had a pleasant walk, and coffee. good views of the harbour

Thank jon b
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the best botanic gardens we ever visited. Well situated between the Opera House and the Art Gallery it is a good place to spend a couple of hours between tours of the Oper House and the Art Gallery. Lunch in one...More

Thank LK39
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely scenery, great way to kill a few hours. Nice cafe serving decent food and drink at reasonable prices for the area

Thank 861gregn
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just had dinner at The Oyster Bar on the harbour and what a better way to finish off the evening with a walk through the gardens at dusk.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I celebrated my birthday with my family in the botanical gardens. What a lovely day we picnicked on the beautiful lawns overlooking the harbour and strolled around many paths looking at the trees and plants the children lived it. The mounted police stopped on their...More

Thank mariatommysmith
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss the herb garden, the duck pond and the succulents. lovely for a stroll along the harbour with paths that take you into the gardens. great for kids. There's a "train" ride for the little kids that's fun.

Thank Despina L
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Botanic Garden is one of Sydney's best attractions and we visit every time we go to the City. It is different every time! There are walks, long and short, guided tours if you need assistance, and as many of the plants are labelled you...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spectator views of Sydney Harbour and fort dennison. Great to be able to walk.around the harbour, visit Mrs Macquaries chair and take it in. Cafe in the middle is quite good for a sit down.

Thank MelWorm
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can visit this place any time of the year and it's beautiful. I always make sure to visit at least once a year, and I do so for the whole day. You can take a picnic, sit under a tree and enjoy nature. It's...More

Thank Sue H
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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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1 June 2018|
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Response from Myriou_S | Reviewed this property |
Hello Annie :) Yes the entry to the garden is free. And I’m not absolutely sure but if I remember well, the Vivid lights event is free as well ! Enjoy :)
Shicrmoktan T
22 May 2018|
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Response from Traveller879 | Reviewed this property |
To see the plants and wildlife
Sushil G
22 May 2018|
Response from Tursi65 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I don’t understand the question?