Originally constructed in 1876, this spectacular and historic water reservoir offers commanding views of the city, and its striking landscape design showcases low water use plants. View its stunning range of cacti and succulents, and hear stories of its evolution while learning about the benefits it provides to Melbourne Gardens.

Type Indicative prices

$20 Adult $15 Child, Concession & Friends member $60 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)

$15.00 - $20.00
Child $15.00
Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 04/05/19

    Sat: 11:30am - 12:30pm

  • Departure details: 05/05/19

    Sun: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens has been a treasured part of Melbourne’s cultural life for more than 165 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.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004

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