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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” (540 reviews)
“opera house” (1,234 reviews)
“rose garden” (92 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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

The Royal Botanic Gardens are located in downtown Sydney and are free to enter. They have lots of plants, trees and flowers to enjoy. You’ll need a few hours to see it all.

Thank John W
Reviewed yesterday

Free entry into the gardens and easily accessible when in the area of the Opera House. We were so tired from walking all day that we paid 10 NZ to take a small train to ride around the 75 acres of beauty. This ride was...More

Thank GARY W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very beatiful garden, especially because it is near the ocean. There are very nice places to take pics.

Thank 388Ghazal
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful botanical garden that can take hours to walk if you stop and smell the roses and the other flora. We needed a break from the hustle of downtown Sydney and that was an easy answer. We walked the shoreline to Mrs MacQuarrie’s seat...More

Thank im44
Reviewed 2 days ago

Last Saturday, I walked through the gardens and was so very impressed with the gardens and the improvements that have been made. This is a must see location for visitors, as it also gives fantasic views of the most beatuiful harbour in the world

Thank 368stephenn
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful, paved walkway amidst exotic trees and flowers, often in full view of the harbor and opera house. No charge for admittance. Definitely worth seeing if you’ve walked to the wharf, seen the opera house, and want to prolong the beauty. The singing birds alone...More

1  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed 2 days ago

Next to the Opera house entrance are the huge botanical gardens which offers excellent views to the Harbor Bridge and opera house. Huge green area to sit and relax. Can easily see marriage ceremonies happening on Sunday’s in the garden area with the back drop...More

1  Thank TusharVig
Reviewed 2 days ago

I regularly walk through here on my morning walks when staying in Sydney. Great to see that the grounds are always well maintained and tidy. Beautiful views over the Sydney harbour. Nice place to have a little picnic if you can avoid the birds.

Thank Nina M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here a few times with the children. It is great for the children to learn about plants with guided tours. Plenty of room for them to run around and learn about history. Great view of the opera house and bridge.

Thank Angela K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With its large space, you can stroll together with your friends or family around the garden. Or have a picnic in the shady places under the big trees there. There is also a guided tour wherein you can ride a train around the area. Great...More

Thank Jona D
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
Marjorie R
14 May 2017|
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Response from Henk W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can.
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Response from ghislainea2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. Yes it is