One of Melbourne's most beautiful green spaces, the Royal Botanic Gardens is also a hugely popular location for outdoor events. Here's the lowdown on what's happening in the Gardens this summer and beyond.

Events and activities

19 Nov - 31 May

Punting on the Lake

Glide between the bays and islands of Ornamental Lake on a guided boat cruise.

Botanical Hotel

The Botanical Hotel is known for its welcoming atmosphere, fine food and wine store.

Domain Brasserie

Great coffee and all day eatery with views of the Royal Botanical Gardens.

Jardin Tan

Delight in delicious bites and drinks in a welcoming space with its own dine-in herb/veggie garden.

Last updated on Tue 27 Apr 2021

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