Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Cranbourne

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Gigantic Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne sits on 145 hectares (360 acres). The landscaping is designed to accommodate interactive displays that let you walk through garden areas, cross over wetlands, and even play in water features. See large areas of native bush, heath, and other plants as well as contemporary sculptures. The red earth section brings the outback into the suburbs. You will see lots of birdlife, butterflies, and maybe even a wallaby. One area warns you to beware of snakes, so you might see one of those too. Shaded areas throughout the complex make walking a pleasure. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne and many more Cranbourne attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Cranbourne attractions planning tool.
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  • First time visit already impressed me. What a beautiful relaxing place. What more do we need? It's free. I will be back when in different seasons, I am sure it will be just as beautiful.  more »
  • Punting on the lake in the gardens is a relaxing and beautiful way to spend some time. Softly spoken young man on the pole taking us around. Not too much chat. Great views of Melbourne’s skyline...  more »
  • This is one of the best places to experience the great outdoors and it's free! Surprisingly as big as the Royal Botanical Gardens Cranbourne is, there are many well laid out pathways leading to all round views. A great way to spend a couple of hours or at your own leisure just take your time. Facilities include a kiosk , cafeteria and gift shop.
  • A brilliant example of Australian native plants. A must see. Free entry but donations welcome. Staff are super friendly and have great knowledge of the area and the plants Guided tours available at a price Facilities cater for wheelchairs Plenty of rest facilities and water stations Small Cafe with very nice food though the meals are on the high side price wise. Souvenir Shop
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