• Butterfly House

    Puppetry, performance and visual art collide to deliver a playful work that is bound to leave you more appreciative of creepy crawlies. The suggested age range is 3 to 10 years accompanied by an adult.
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  • Numinous Bloom

    Numinous Bloom is an interactive mechanical garden for all ages featuring triggered animatronics, sound and light.
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  • The Explorer

    Discover the beauty of this inner-city oasis and enjoy live commentary in the comfort of an open-air minibus.
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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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  • Flora and the Baron

    An audio tour featuring history, humour, warmth and eccentric charm set to a soundtrack evoking past, present and future.
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Melbourne Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne has been a treasured part of Melbourne’s cultural life for more than 170 years – much loved by generations of Victorians, as well as by many visitors from interstate and overseas. It is a picturesque haven for recreation and an important resource for education, conservation, science and horticulture.

Melbourne Gardens extends over 38 hectares and houses a collection of more than 8,500 species of plants from around the world, including amazing and diverse plant collections such as camellias, rainforest flora, cacti and succulents, roses, Californian species, herbs, perennials, cycads, plants from Southern China and, in the Rare and Threatened Species Collection, plants from south-eastern Australia.

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