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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Queens Domain | Lower Domain Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 6299
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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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Queens Domain | Lower Domain Road, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6234 6299
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Reviewed 1 week ago

entry is free but donations are welcome.. parking is just outside of the gardens itself and is free.. garden is huge and have lots of sections to see.. recommended to stay at least 1 hour to soak in the atmosphere and enjoy over here..

Thank AlvinFSH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love seeing the flowers here and the spring festival is te best time of year to do it I all round love this place

Thank Chelsea R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking down to the gates you are greeted by 2 giant red wood. Majestic beauty. The gardens are really beautiful, even though its winter its still worth visiting. Make sure you go to the arctic greenhouse this was pretty cool. Kept at 6 degrees. The...More

Thank naths7774
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are beautiful and it is a lovely walk in nice weather. Great range of different gardens. Autumn is exceptional here!

Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful well laid out gardens - a perfect places to spend a peaceful afternoon strolling between the plants and then stop for some afternoon tea at the cafe. Well worth the visit.

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens with many different themes - a pleasure to stroll amongst the many different varieties of plants. A nice relaxing day out

Thank Roomum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely restful place to visit. Thoroughly recommend the experience. The individual areas are extremely creative. My favourite would be the Chinese gardens. The cafe is also of a good standard.

Thank Sally P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the views all around the botanical gardens! Might be a bit chilly to visit during winter; but definitely a great location to hang out in summer/spring/autumn! Great for those who need wheelchair access too!

Thank Celinell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great location and the gardens are beautiful, the whole place is laid out perfectly so to engage all different interest. It is a credit to the people involved.

Thank trendsetter750
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pretty gardens, take an extra jacket it gets very chilli. Very relaxing walk through well kept gardens with little bridges and water features. There's also a cafe and gift shop.

Thank Elise E
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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 |
No, it is not allowed
Evan H
18 January 2017|
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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