Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria has reopened

We are delighted to share that Melbourne Gardens and Cranbourne Gardens have reopened. 

For the safety of visitors and staff, we will operate with a few changes.

Melbourne Gardens
Daily, 7.30am–sunset
Closed: Tropical Glasshouse, drinking fountains

Gardens Shops
Observatory shop is now open and Lakeside shop will remain closed due to capacity limitations.

Dining
Jardin Tan – dine-in options will commence from Monday 2 November, Kiosk is open for coffee and light meals.
The Terrace – kiosk in operation, no dine-in available.


Cranbourne Gardens
Daily, 9am–5pm
Closed: Café, BBQs, drinking fountains

Gardens Shop is now open

Dining
Boon Wurrung Café – closed until further notice. 
Oliver’s Vintage Coffee Van is on-site outside the Visitor Centre in the Australian Garden for coffee and snacks.

Groups of up to 10 are permitted, but members must be located within 25km of the Gardens. 

Please wear a mask during your visit.

To keep visitors and staff safe, capacity in some public areas is restricted and there are currently no tours or events taking place. Food and drink are available at both sites. 

Narrow garden pathways are now one way so please follow all signage and maintain a safe distance from others during your visit. 

During this period, we will continue our standard cleaning service, with supplementary cleaning of high touch areas. We recommend visitors bring their own hand sanitiser and practice good hygiene. 

To help protect our invaluable Living Collections, please do not run within the Gardens.

We greatly appreciate your support and understanding during this time, and we look forward to sharing the Gardens with you soon.