One of the best free attractions in Sydney, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney offers 30 hectares (74 acres) of colorful native Australian plants, decorative fountains and statues, and animals such as possums, flying foxes, water-dragons, blue-tongued lizards, Australian birds, and butterflies. The free daily morning walking tour will introduce you to the gardens, while the scenic Choo Choo Express train tours departing throughout the day cover more of the site's expanse. Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney reviews
Sydney's botancal gardens are Australia's oldest. In spring, the mauve jacarandas and rhodendrums are inspiring. The lavender wisterias make a good show. Spring is the best time to see Sydney's... more »
Any season, these gardens are worth the visit. But - best to catch the gardens when the flowers are in full bloom. more »
The Royal Botanic Gardens are absolutely beautiful. They are a great spot for a picnic with family or friends, a stroll, or enjoying nature and the sea. There are so many beautiful plants and trees, and lots of people around; the gardens are really buzzing with a great energy. I loved walking around the seawall and taking in views of the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. It was also really cool taking in the views of the city; what a contrast with the gardens and city so close, but I love it! Relax in the shade of a tree, go for a run, people-watch; oh, there is just so much to do here! Highly recommend!
Really well kept gardens. Lots of nice lush grass to picnic on, plus there is quite a lot of shade. Under the magnificent Fig trees especially. Go and be amazed by the fish in the lake! All with the backdrop of the city skyline, Harbour Bridge and the Opera House in view. Its a great way to spend a few hours at little or no cost.
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