Royal Botanic Gardens
Sydney • Australia

From: Sydney Travel Guide

See also: Sydney Harbour National ParkSydney Tower

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Australia
The Royal Botanic Gardens were first established in 1816 and are now a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the magnificent and varied gardens, ponds and sculptures that can be found around the gardens.

Within the Royal Botanic Gardens you can discover Mrs Macquaries Chair which is a unique bench cut into the Rock and is situated at Mrs Macquaries Point looking out across the harbour. Other attractions include the Art Gallery of New South Wales, an Oriental Garden, Herb Garden, Rose Garden, Rockery and Fleet Steps and the Tropical Centre which is open most days along with the Sydney Fernery and Succulent Garden.

The Palm Grove Centre contains a shop and information centre. It is from here that guided walks around the Botanic Gardens can be arranged as well general information about the gardens.

Located within the gardens are the Botanic Gardens Restaurant, Botanic Gardens Cafe, Pavilion on the Park Restaurant, Pavilion Kiosk and the Palace Gate Cafe.

Attraction Location Guide
The Royal Botanic Gardens are close to the Rocks, Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.