• Secret Life of Birds

    On this guided walk, spot water birds nesting around Ornamental Lake and delight in the sights and sounds of the birds that call the Gardens home.
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  • The Mind in Nature: Our Superpower

    Join us for a conversation with Sophie Cunningham AM, Sue Stuart Smith and Dimity Williams as we explore the most important relationship we have – our connection with nature.
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  • Forest Therapy

    This guided wellbeing experience will bolster your mental and physical health by reducing stress levels, regulating pulse and blood pressure and elevating your mood.
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  • Domain Discovery

    Explore more of Melbourne’s beautiful Domain Precinct on a Shrine of Remembrance tour followed by a ride on The Explorer bus through the magnificent Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne to The Terrace for morning tea.
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  • Garden Highlights Walk

    Be led by a passionate guide on a venture through the highlights of the Australian Garden at Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne.
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  • Innovate RAP Launched

    Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is proud to have launched its second Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) – and first Innovate RAP. For more information and to read the document, click the button below.
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Australia’s Best Major Tourism Attraction

Voted ‘Australia’s Best Major Tourism Attraction’ at the QANTAS Australian Tourism Awards, and best Victorian Major Tourist Attraction for three years in a row, the heritage-listed Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and the contemporary native Australian Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, offer a plethora of unique outdoor experiences.

From a punt ride on the lake, or a relaxing picnic under the oaks, to a guided cultural walk or explorer bus ride along the many meandering trails, there’s always something new to enjoy.