Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria In Melbourne Australia

A travel guide for visiting the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria in Melbourne Australia.

The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria are botanic gardens across two sites – Melbourne and Cranbourne. Melbourne Gardens was founded in 1846 when the land was reserved on the south side of the Yarra River for a new botanic garden. It extends across 36 hectares that slope to the river with trees, garden beds, lakes and lawns

The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne has free admission and is located near the city centre. The gardens are internationally renowned with over 10,000 individual species. If you like nature and gardens, the Royal Botanic Gardens is worth a couple of hours stroll on your visit to Melbourne.

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  1. If you visit the gardens in summer and go onto the forest walks please keep your eyes on the path. Yep…snakes. There are snakes living in the Gardens because of the proximity to the Yarra river running through the city. They aren't a common sight (snakes don't like noise and crowds) but they are there and they are venomous…very venomous! In the gardens you can come across Tiger Snakes and Eastern Brown Snakes. The Browns are some of the most venomous snakes in the world. If you do encounter a snake just stop or back away. They will leave you alone if you leave them alone.

  2. I just binged all your Melbourne videos; I'm studying abroad there from North Dakota for my next semester of college. I loved them all! Thank you!

  3. You should do video on Melbourne churches Melbourne has really nice churches next time if you are in Melbourne again

  4. Its really cool to hear about Australia from an American's point of view. I am glad you liked Melbourne too.

  5. I'm going there in Feb. Is that a nice time to visit. Doing the ocean road. Then spending 4 days in Melbourne cbd.

  6. Chris, you're such a funny guy. I laughed again and again watching the botanical gardens video. So loose…

  7. Only put Coffee Cups in the recycle if it's 100% cardboard. Most coffee cups have a plastic ring on the top of the cup so please look out. There have been a lot of coffee cups sent the wrong way through our waste systems.

  8. The botanic gardens look pretty neat! It's cool that the gardens have free admission. With all these cool places in Melbourne, I feel I probably need at least a couple weeks to check everything out!

  9. What a fun day we had Chris! We were a bit crazy at the Botanical Gardens. Comes out in the video! LOL

  10. And a special thanks to Ben from Melbourne for being the videographer and behind the scenes guide for this video!

  11. Pleases Chris, next time call me so i can go to all those amazing places of Australia! Ha ha!