Royal Botanic Garden

Macquarie St. (Cahill Express Way), Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Wed–Fri
    • 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
Credit Cards:
No

The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, is a place of natural beauty, where people come for peace, relaxation, education, and to learn more about plants and horticulture. The surrounding parkland of the Domain is a place for sport, entertainment and recreation.

9.3/10

Based on 441 votes

People like this place

Total Visitors
6444
Total Visits
10240
Save
Share
Log in to leave tips at this venue!
Sort:
  • Popular
  • Recent

75 tips. Filter by taste:

  • all tips
  • sydney
  • gardens
  • scenic views
  • picnics
  • sydney opera
  • horticulture
  • flowers
  • casual
  • quiet
  • sunsets
  • breakfast food
  • harbors
  • park
  • lunch
  • wildlife
  • roses
  • benches
  • cactus
  • palm trees
  • cameras
  • ELS Universal English College

    Entry is free. There are so many sections to the Botanic Gardens and it is just beautiful! This is a great spot for a picnic.

    Save
  • Macquarie V.

    Amble over to the Palace Garden Gate to admire the light installation inspired by Lady Macquarie's love of horticulture. Careful though, the water is too shallow for diving. Read more

    Macquarie Visions · June 3, 2010
    Save
  • Kelpen H.

    Great spot for a stroll - on the edge of the city with harbour views

    Kelpen Hagen · March 7, 2010
    Save
  • Michael M.

    awesome place for a picnic in Sydney. Great views of the harbour, peacedul environment, and just a sweet location

    Michael McKerlie · December 22, 2009
    Save
  • 高手놀리밑™

    Come see the Sakura blooming around mid-September! Bring a camera!

    高手놀리밑™ · September 24, 2011
    Save
  • STA Travel U.S.

    TRAVEL FACT: Founded in 1816, the Royal Botanic Gardens was established as the oldest scientific institution in Australia.

    STA Travel U.S. · July 21, 2011
    Save
  • Sean

    fall asleep on the grass in the sun

    Sean · June 22, 2010
    Save
  • Jovina L.

    looking for a place for photoshoot? check this place out. The tropical nature made u feel like you are in paradise.

    Jovina Liong · February 20, 2011
    Save
  • cave l.

    Agh the great outdoors! The locations of these gardens is amazing!! if you are visiting Sydney, you must visit here!!!

    cave laborem · February 7, 2011
    Save
  • K☤te K.

    Wonderful plantings. Strolling through the immaculate and expansive gardens is a breathtaking experience. * Bring some bread to feed the gorgeous colourful birds.

    K☤te K · October 19, 2014
    Save
  • Lissa L.

    Next to the opera house. Huge area to stroll around after visiting the opera house. Has an array of beautiful floras too.

    Lissa Laila Angking · December 15, 2013
    Save
  • CACi

    Great park

    CACi · December 12, 2013
    Save
  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

    Start your Perfect Day in Sydney with a visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens and taking in the spectacular view on Sydney Harbour from Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Read more

    Save
  • Arnd G.

    Take a morning run along the coast line up to Macquaire's Point and to the west until reaching the Sydney Opera House. Great!!

    Arnd Go · October 2, 2011
    Save
  • Perrine S.

    Astonishing wildlife & plants in the Heart of Sydney.

    Perrine Sacré · February 18, 2011
    Save
  • Amy C.

    Relax and enjoy the view

    Amy Chapman · November 16, 2010
    Save
  • Johanan O.

    There are beautiful little secret gardens to find, with roses or veggies or fragrant flowers, try to find your own secret spot!

    Johanan Ottensooser · April 26, 2014
    Save
  • Jardel F.

    One of the best spots in Sydney to just relax and take in the spectacular view!! And all that for free :) Highly recommended!

    Jardel Ferreira · March 18, 2014
    Save
  • Czar T.

    It's a shame the marauding groups of runners terrorise everyone off the public walkways.

    Czar T · July 30, 2013
    Save
  • Crumbs Cake Art

    FREE entry & a MUST to see when visiting Sydney. Explore the beautiful grounds of flowers and fauna. Amazing restaurant setting in the gardens. Also a really great place for getting married.

    Crumbs Cake Art · July 15, 2013
    Save
  • Anto M.

    Splendid place near the city....also marvelous view of the harbor :)

    Anto Murpratomo · July 6, 2013
    Save
  • Zakwan R.

    beautiful places..

    Zakwan Rahmat ™ · March 20, 2013
    Save
  • Ed G.

    One of the best gardens I've ever been

    Ed Goles · February 17, 2013
    Save
  • Peita L.

    Love looking around a the view

    Peita Lind · February 1, 2013
    Save
  • Ander E.

    Nice place to relax!

    Ander Estruch · August 5, 2012
    Save
  • Alex G.

    Get your wedding photos taken here!

    Alex Guibord · December 21, 2011
    Save
  • Hostelling International

    Botanical Gardens and park jon the other side of the Opera House are great, with tons of free wildlife right in the park! - Natchee (USA)

    Hostelling International · September 23, 2011
    Save
  • Francis M.

    Better off in this part of the gardens at lunch time, escape the city.

    Francis McCarthy · June 23, 2011
    Save
  • thomas j.

    Lovely altair to chill within

    thomas jay · January 6, 2011
    Save
  • Crave S.

    On October 10, enjoy a unique spring picnic menu by acclaimed Chef Tim Pak Poy and Belinda Franks Catering hosted by ABC's Simon Marnie as part of the Crave Sydney International Food Festival. Read more

    Crave Sydney · September 27, 2010
    Save
  • masa k.

    I lost!!

    masa k · February 10, 2010
    Save
  • Anita

    Head to Mrs Macquarie's Chair after dark for an exclusively breathtaking scene of Sydney without the crowds

    Anita · 1 day ago
    Save
  • Joel S.

    Enjoy a walk through the beautiful gardens!

    Joel Savitzky · 2 days ago
    Save
  • Vitor B.

    Beautiful gardens and best scenic view of the opera house.

    Vitor Brock · 2 weeks ago
    Save
  • Vitor B.

    Beautiful gardens and scenic view of the Opera House.

    Vitor Brock · 2 weeks ago
    Save
  • John B.

    Great views of the bridge and opera house, good for some shade on a sunny day.

    John Booth · January 17
    Save
  • Thenomadonroad

    Good place to take close up pics for flowers and trees

    Thenomadonroad · December 30, 2014
    Save
  • Allison L.

    picnic view of the Opera House

    Allison Loftus · December 28, 2014
    Save
  • Ali C.

    Beautiful gardens to roam around in

    Ali Cotter · December 27, 2014
    Save
  • Lina Y.

    Pretty large garden. It took us 30 mins walk from Sydney Opera House to Mrs Macquarie's chair.

    Lina Yippy · December 10, 2014
    Save
  • Max

    A place of quietness in a busy city. Must see and get relaxed by the shades of one out of thousand different palm trees.

    Max · November 20, 2014
    Save
  • J. I.

    Free entry. Nice place for a walk. Beautiful views

    J. I.G. · October 31, 2014
    Save
  • Kay S.

    Bring food for the birds and take amazing pictures

    Kay Salcedo · August 31, 2014
    Save
  • Pirmin S.

    Bring a good book and time. Walk in the herb garden and smell the air.

    Pirmin Schuermann · August 16, 2014
    Save
  • Quentin L.

    The green lung of Sydney. Peaceful atmosphere. Ideal for chilling !

    Quentin Lafon · August 2, 2014
    Save
  • Hans v.

    Pack a picnic and head to the Royal Botanic Gardens.

    Hans van de Bruggen · July 28, 2014
    Save
  • Danijel  J.

    Did you find the native Australian stingless bees? They're in a tree trunk! Explore the cactus gardens, you'll feel like you're in Mexico!

    Danijel  James · July 7, 2014
    Save
  • Ben C.

    Go for a wander and get lost in the sprawling gardens

    Ben Carter · May 6, 2014
    Save
  • Itana A.

    Que lugar lindo é esse Royal Botanic!

    Itana Ayres · March 14, 2014
    Save
  • Dmitry A.

    Впечатляет то, что по газонам можно ходить

    Dmitry Ada · 4 days ago
    Save

Appears on 227 lists

See all »

Is this your business? Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date. Plus use our free tools to find new customers.