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for July and August

The Gardens orchid collection
The Gardens conservatory is always a marvellous place to visit no matter what season. With the winter and early spring comes the beginning of the orchid seasons with stunning collections available for public viewing. The sheltered environment in the conservatory means the temperature is always pleasant no matter what the seasons throw […]

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The worldwide value of Botanic Gardens

May 2016 has ended  with two fundamental happenings, both in their own way giving us an opportunity to reflect on the value of botanic gardens around the world.

Beginning with the launch of the first annual State of the World’s Plants report published by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England. This is a fascinating project highlighting and describing […]

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Indoor and outdoor venues, fully equipped presentation spaces

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Great Flavours, Fabulous Location

Our flavours are local and our food is from the heart, taste the difference!

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The freshest delights from the Tasmanian countryside.
The restaurant is open 7 days a week so come in and experience the great taste and atmosphere.

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Unique Gifts, Marvellous Memories

We select our products with care, so take your time, indulge yourself!

Botanical Shop entrance

So many unique products!

All profits from the Shop’s operation are used to maintain and improve facilities within the Gardens.

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Toro vehicleThe Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens is a registered charity and we really depend on the wonderful generosity of our visitors, the amazing work of the Friends of the Gardens, the other volunteers, and our many business partners
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