Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens was established in 1846 and is known for being one of the world’s leading gardens of its kind. A destination that prides itself on excellence in the fields of horticulture, science and education, the Royal Botanic Gardens is dedicated to the conservation, display and enjoyment of plants.
The Botanic Gardens attracts over 1,800,000 visitors annually and hosts beautiful features including stunning vistas, tranquil lakes and diverse plant collections. Highlights include the Aboriginal Heritage Walk, Garden Discovery Tour and the tranquil Ornamental Lake.
The Botanic Gardens extends over 38 hectares and houses an extensive collection of over 8,500 species of plants from around the world including camellias, rainforest flora, cacti and succulents, roses, perennials, cycads, plants from Southern China and plants from south-eastern Australia.
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