Royal Botanic Gardens
Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra
Free Daily 7.30am-5.30pm
(03) 9252 2300
An oasis of tranquillity and beauty only ten minutes from Melbourne's CBD.
Renowned for magnificent vistas over rolling lawns & glittering lakes, the
Gardens are home to over 51,000 individual plants from around the world &
are abundant with native bird & animal life. Facilities include lakeside
tearooms & two garden specialty shops. These gardens are recognised
worldwide as one of the finest examples of landscape gardens. (The Botanic
Gardens are sometimes incorrectly referred to as the Botanical Gardens)
Some forthcoming events at the Royal Botanic Gardens:
Open Day - Plant Craft Cottage
Open day in this historic cottage in the Botanic Gardens.