• Victoria Nature Festival

    Time spent in nature is good for our health and wellbeing and this September, the Victoria Nature Festival encourages Victorians to engage with and act for nature.
    Victoria Nature Festival
  • Seeing the Invisible 

    Get ready to see the Gardens in a new light from September 2021.
    Seeing the Invisible
  • Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden 

    The Ian Potter Foundation Children’s Garden is closed until further notice due to essential tree works.

Melbourne Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens has been a treasured part of Melbourne’s cultural life for more than 170 years – much loved by generations of Victorians, as well as by many visitors from interstate and overseas. It is a picturesque haven for recreation and an important resource for education, conservation, science and horticulture. Melbourne Gardens extends over 38 hectares and houses a collection of more than 8,500 species of plants from around the world, including amazing and diverse plant collections such as camellias, rainforest flora, cacti and succulents, roses, Californian species, herbs, perennials, cycads, plants from Southern China and, in the Rare and Threatened Species Collection, plants from south-eastern Australia.

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