Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Parks and Gardens

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens in Hobart, is Australia’s cool climate garden, with a number of unique collections including Australia’s only Subantarctic Plant House. With a total of 14 hectares, visitors can take time to relax and explore. Established in the early years of the colony, just 2 years after Sydney, it is Australia’s second oldest Botanic Gardens.

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens invites visitors to join one of our friendly guides on a 50-minute walking tour. Departing each day at 11 am, these small group tours take in the Garden’s highlights, bring to life the stories behind its creation, and provide insight into the conservation work we do to preserve Tasmania’s unique species for the future. Custom tours can be tailored to create a memorable and educational experience. Or uncover and explore the Gardens in comfort on a scenic one hour buggy tour.
The Gardens offer a range of scenic locations to host special events and there are also function rooms that can be hired for corporate needs.

Botanical Shop
We have many botanically inspired, locally made products which make great gifts to take home. Come and enjoy our space and peruse our collection of homewares, gifts, books, jewellery, kids section and keepsakes.
Succulent Restaurant
Stay for lunch with a view at Succulent Restaurant or grab a coffee or snack at Sprout cafe.


Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Lawn / Gardens Public Telephone Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi


Birdwatching Walks

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Wheelchair access


Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Safe Sustainable Tourism Accreditation


From AU$2.00

By Donation

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