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Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Cranbourne Gardens

Just a 45 minute drive from Melbourne's city centre, discover the astonishing beauty and diversity of more than 170,000 individual native plants at the Cranbourne Gardens. You will find them displayed in settings that capture the essence of Australia's diverse landscape from the Red Centre to the coastal fringes.

The Australian Garden comprises 11 precincts and facilities at the northern end of the garden, boardwalks and viewing platforms on Howson and Gibson Hills, and an amphitheatre for education programs and performances.

It is a place where you can explore the evolving connections between people, plants and landscapes. The Australian Garden is also a place where you can discover inspiration and information about how to use Australian plants in your garden.

Tours, activities and programs in the Australian Garden provide a range of informative and exciting experiences for visitors of all ages. Take a ride on The Explorer electric bus to discover this amazing 15 hectare garden.

From the Australian Garden, head into the bushland and picnic areas or visit the Gardens Shop and Boon Wurrung Cafe.

Open daily except Christmas Day.

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Corner of Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive
Cranbourne Victoria 3977
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