Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia


Corroboree Sydney in the Royal Botanic Garden

To find out more about Corroboree Sydney 14-24 November click here.

Aboriginal Heritage Tours - BOOK NOW - places limited.

Join an Aboriginal Heritage Tour led by an Aboriginal guide and experience the richly diverse history, culture and food sources of Aboriginal people.

When: Tours during Corroboree daily from Monday 18 - Friday 22 November, 10 am - 11.30 am
Cost: Special Corroboree rates apply: Adults $27.50 (RRP - $36.50) Child/student: $16.50. Tickets are on sale now until 5 pm 21 November.
Bookings: essential, phone 9231 8134

Following your tour, enjoy lunch at the Botanic Gardens Restaurant where Chef Todd Hunt has designed a spring menu incorporating authentic bush food ingredients. 2 course: $58 per person 3 course: $69 per person.

  • Parmesan custard, samphire, karkallen, white anchovies & brioche
  • Confit of ocean trout, cavalo nero, lemon aspen & bonito salt
  • Quandong cream tart, quandong yogurt & crumble

Available from 12 noon to 3 pm. Bookings: phone 9241 2419.

After lunch, explore the world of plants and immerse yourself in this spectacular Botanic Garden. Steeped in history, the Garden was established in 1816 and is the nation's first botanic garden and was also the site of the country's first European farm and scientific institution.

Pick up a self-guided tour map and wend your way through stunning plant displays and sculptures. Don't miss the Herb Garden and Palace Rose Garden - both horticultural masterpieces - or visit the Palm Grove, displaying the largest palm collection in Australia. The famous Mrs Macquaries Point, with its unequalled views of the famous Sydney Harbour and Opera House is the perfect photo spot, or just take time out and sit amidst this beautiful place.

Browse the Garden Shop for some botanically inspired gifts; the perfect memento of Sydney.

Entry to the Garden is free and it is open from 7 am to 8 pm in November.