Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Your oasis in the heart of Sydney, with views of the harbour. Make a day of it with the family, relax with friends or enjoy some me time at Australia's oldest botanic garden.

Visitor Information

Open daily from 7am to sunset

23 May – 15 June: Open between 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
15 June – 30 June: Open between 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location

Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000

Leafy arbour walkway at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Plan your visit

The Garden has free entry. Find out how to get here and what you can see and do.
Plan your Garden visit
Leafy arbour walkway at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Dine and shop

Enjoy a coffee or meal at one of our cafes and restaurants.
Dine and shop at the Garden
Orchid
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
11 Aug 2024
Workshops and exhibitions, Foundation and friends
Hand sketching on paper.
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
22 Jun 2024
Workshops and exhibitions, Foundation and friends
Katherine Wolfgramme floral mannequin by LS Flower Design
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
9 – 18 Aug 2024
Workshops and exhibitions
statue of a boy overlooking manicured Garden and Sydney CBD in distance

Garden highlights

Take a step back from the bustle of Sydney's CBD. Highlights include the Palace Rose Garden and summer meadow.
Discover Garden highlights
statue of a boy overlooking manicured Garden and Sydney CBD in distance

Gadigal Country

The Gadigal have a strong and significant connection to these lands, waters, sky, flora and fauna.
Learn about the traditional lands of the Gadigal
  • A bride and groom walk across lush lawn under a fig tree with Sydney Harbour views
  • Two grooms in a meadow of yellow wildflowers
  • elegant tables with floral arrangements for a wedding reception, looking over Sydney Opera House and Harbour
  • Bride and groom in Garden with historic retro greenhouse wedding venue in background
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Venues and Lawns

The Garden has a variety of venues and lawns available for your next event. Choose from outdoor spaces perfect for wedding ceremonies, birthday parties and naming days, to indoor spaces for conferences, workshops, training days and wedding receptions, engagement parties and everything in between.

Find your venues and lawns
Transplant yourself and

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involved

Together with our community of members, volunteers, partners and donors, we can ensure scientists can continue their vital research into protecting plants under threat, and that the Gardens remain places of horticultural beauty and centres of learning for future generations.

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