Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Parks and Gardens

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are located in Hobart, and are a short drive or walk from the City centre.
In 2018, the Gardens will celebrate it’s Bicentenary with a year long series of events and celebrations being held to commemorate this significant milestone.
The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens covers 13.5 hectares and showcases 6,500 species and varieties of plants, including over 400 Tasmanian species.
You can take a guided tour to see features including the largest public conifer collection in the southern hemisphere including Wollemi pines, the peaceful Japanese garden and stunning Conservatory. Breathe in the perfume of the traditional herb garden and visit the Tasmanian Community Food Garden. See rare plants from Macquarie Island in the sub-Antarctic plant house and stroll along historic Arthur Wall, designed to be internally heated to grow exotic plants in Tasmania’s cool climate.
You can browse the range of Gardening tools, books and seeds, exclusive Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens souvenirs and giftware in the Botanical Shop, and enjoy a meal or snack in Succulent restaurant or Sprout Café.


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