• Forest Therapy

    Originating from Japan, shinrin-yoku, or forest therapy, is a preventative health practice that immerses your senses in nature.
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  • Australian Landscape Walk

    Venture through the highlights of the Australian Garden at Cranbourne Gardens on this guided walk and discover the uniqueness of Australian plants and how they adapt to our climate.
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  • Punting on the Lake

    Settle back in an elegant wooden punt to enjoy a unique view of one of the world’s finest gardens as a professional guide tells you about it’s history and wild life.
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Cranbourne Gardens

  • Location

    Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive, Cranbourne

  • Open

    Daily 9am to 5pm

    (last entry 4.30pm)

    Closed on Christmas Day

    Hoist is not available and no lift access available from 15 August 2022 due to the installation of new lift. Full access is available via the ramp.

Cranbourne Gardens Visitor Centre Refurbishment

As part of the Eco-Tourism Infrastructure funding received from the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is refurbishing the Visitor Centre at Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne for improved visitor access and amenity.

The project will run from 3 October to late December 2022.

All visitor services are available from our pop-up visitor centre found in the Auditorium at the bottom of the stairs to the Australian Garden.

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