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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Queens Domain | Lower Domain Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6166 0451
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Japanese garden here is so beautiful that it inspired our first trip to Japan. We love this place it is immaculate and welcoming. Staff and volunteers very knowledgeable. Map clearly help plot out a path. Fun for all ages.

Thank Melbfamof4
Reviewed 2 days ago

I would recommend coming back here often as it changes so much with the seasons. My children have enjoyed these garden since they were very young and still love going now as teenagers. A great free family activity and there is often something special on...More

Thank F3ralwombat
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved the different aspects to the garden certainly worth a few hours to walk around. Japanese gardens were very special.

Thank whitedeb50
Reviewed 3 days ago

These gardens are a "must see". They have been established for over 150 years and contain a wide range of mature specimen trees. The Japanese Garden and Lake are particularly well worth seeing. Winter is not the best time to visit because many of the...More

Thank johnwombat
Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoyed visiting these beautiful gardens. It is a pleasant way to spend a few hours in a day wandering around these grounds.It is a positive plus for Hobart for everyone to experience, all age groups.There is a good variety to look at and...More

Thank M2754DCsusanf
Reviewed 6 days ago

Extremely inexpensive (donation only) way to while away many a relaxing hours for relaxing and picnics...beautifully maintained always something new and interesting to see and do for children and adults...

Thank ozglobetrotter2014
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yes it’s practically free, but it was looking a little tired all round, especially the Japanese garden. IMO in need of a bit of a refurb, although they would probably have to charge entrance fee to justify that which probably defeats the purpose of the...More

Thank Barry & Julie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked from Hobart, through the soldiers memorial and back via the bay. Well-signposted most of the way and just 30 mins each way. Lovely green gardens, a conservatory with orchids and begonias and a sub-arctic house, along with a beautiful lily pond area. The...More

Thank karenzmcbride
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With all the beautiful flora and fauna this is the perfect spot for a picnic. If a picnic isnt your thing they have a fully licensed restaurant on site. Take your time to stroll through many of the different garden style and even get some...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing place to unwind and relax near the heart of the city. Plenty of parking available. A family friendly place with so much to look at and enjoy as well as plenty of areas for sitting and relaxing or have a picnic.

Thank Tony M
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31 May 2017|
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Response from Kate S | Reviewed this property |
Some of the garden's 'rooms' aren't really season dependent - the sub-arctic, for instance, is always cold! Others have variations of foliage which make them interesting in the cooler months - the Japanese garden has... More
1 April 2017|
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Response from Angele P | Reviewed this property |
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Response from AlanT113 | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking is available, as far as I recall its free, hope this helps....alan