"Royal Botanic Gardens and the Domain" Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Tip by Gypsystravels

Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain, Sydney: 91 reviews and 196 photos

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Located behind the Opera house the Botanic Gardens & Domain was a fantastic treat! With great views of the Opera House and a jogging path this park is a wonderful location to just explore and get lost in.

The gardens are jammed packed with rare and exotic plants and flowers. Some of the more rarer plants can be found behind metal fences to keep individuals from stealing them. The "Wollemi Pine" is one of the most protected and endangered of the trees found here in the garden. In 1994 one Wollemi Pine was discovered in the Blue Mountain range after being thought extint. You can find a few of the Wollemi Pines planted in the garden. The first tree was grown from a seedling.

There is so much to see and do in the Gardens. You can even have a picnic on one of the many lawns. Throughtout the gardens you will find signs encouraging you "touch trees and step on the grass".

Address: Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Directions: The Domain and Royal Botanic Gardens are free except for special events. The Domaini s open 24/7 all year and Royal Botanic Gardens are open every day as well.

Check the website for more information.

Phone: 61-2-9231 8111
Website: http://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 5, 2015
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