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Put a spring in your step and stroll though Australia’s most beautiful botanic gardens

  • October 9, 2022

The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

The Blue Mountains is arguably one of Australia’s most breathtaking ranges, but if you drive past these great mountains you’ll reach the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden.

This garden is open to the public and boasts over 40,000 native, rare and exotic plants and flowers. The area itself is a whopping 252 hectares and is 1,000 metres above sea level. As per their website, “the Garden is divided into four distinct precincts, interlaced with pathways designed for wandering, exploring and engaging with the natural environment.”

The Royal Botanic Gardens

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9 am – 5.30 pm

Situated at the heart of Sydney’s bustling CBD, is the floral oasis that is The Royal Botanic Gardens.

Covering 30 hectares, this precinct offers a handful of themed gardens like the Oriental Garden, Australian native rockery, and the Bicentenary Garden which was planted back in 2016 to celebrate the ground’s 200th birthday.

The Royal Botanic Gardens also offer a range of classes and workshops in a great way to truly immerse yourself in this garden.


Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 8 am – 5 pm

The Brisbane Botanic Gardens is a 56-hectare garden and is Brisbane City’s premiere subtropical botanic garden.

It boasts Australia’s largest collection of native rainforest trees in the world and also has a Tropical Dome and Japanese Garden for guests to visit. Those who are a fan of the night sky and astronomy can stop by the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium also located on the grounds.

Maleny Botanic Gardens

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9 am – 4.30 pm

Maleny Botanic Gardens is a privately owned garden that overlooks the iconic Glass House Mountains.

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