Royal Botanic Gardens 


Located in the heart of Melbourne, these gardens are a haven for locals and visitors alike, with their natural beauty and diverse plant collections.The Royal Botanic Gardens are a centre of excellence for botanical research. The Gardens’ staff offer professional advice to help you plan your visit.

With over 1,900,000 visitors annually, the Royal Botanic Gardens is a treasured part of cultural life and a valuable asset to the heritage-rich city. You can explore over 30 hectares and be immersed in natural beauty.With its stunning vistas, tranquil lakes, and diverse plant collections, the Royal Botanic Gardens are a place of continual discovery and delight.

Located on the shores of South Yarra, these gardens are a glorious oasis in the heart of Melbourne. Prepare to be wowed by an abundance of flowers, plants and trees from around the world, as well as iconic sculptures and architectural delights.

With its beautiful vistas, picturesque lakes, intriguing architecture and diverse plant collections, Melbourne Gardens is a unique place to explore. The gardens are open 365 days a year and admission is free so you can enjoy this botanical paradise anytime you want.The Royal Botanical Gardens is one of Australia’s most popular attractions with over 1.9 million visitors annually – each with their own reason for coming back time and time again. You’ll never be bored exploring the many spaces within these gardens with everything from sculptures to spectacular plant collections to leisurely lakeside walks.

The Royal Botanical Gardens is home to Melbourne’s major art exhibition space and provides a platform for emerging artists to showcase their work through rotating exhibitions each year. The gardens also play host to a range of events throughout the year including family days,

We are a centre of excellence for botanical research and education, with more than 40,000 different plant species from around the world.

We have more than 40,000 different plant species from around the world. You can experience our collections through our gardens and through our website.

Melbourne Gardens is open 365 days a year – daylight hours only (7am-5pm) – and offers free entry. As well as being one of the most-visited attractions in Melbourne, it is also one of the most popular sites for wedding photography. Bookings are recommended for group visits or guided tours.

The Royal Botanic Gardens is an ideal venue for events of all kinds, be they small gatherings or large public events. With picturesque views and fascinating plant collections, your guests will be enchanted by this treasured part of cultural life in Melbourne’s city centre.