Returning in 2023 after a sell-out season in 2022, Lightscape is an extraordinary, after-dark experience at Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
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  • Forest Therapy

    This guided wellbeing experience will bolster your mental and physical health by reducing stress levels, regulating pulse and blood pressure and elevating your mood.
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  • Secret Life of Birds

    Immerse yourself in the birdlife of Melbourne Gardens on this guided walk - from coots to cormorants, swamphens to swans.
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Australia’s Best Major Tourism Attraction

Voted ‘Australia’s Best Major Tourism Attraction’ at the QANTAS Australian Tourism Awards, and best Victorian Major Tourist Attraction for three years in a row, the heritage-listed Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and the contemporary native Australian Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, offer a plethora of unique outdoor experiences.

From a punt ride on the lake, or a relaxing picnic under the oaks, to a guided cultural walk or explorer bus ride along the many meandering trails, there’s always something new to enjoy.