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Melbourne: Melbourne Gardens Explorer Minibus Tour

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Discover the beauty of Melbourne's inner-city oasis and enjoy live commentary in the comfort of an open-air minibus. Admire rolling lawns and the stunning living collections at Melbourne Gardens.


  • Explore Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens on a short guided tour by minibus
  • Discover 8,500+ species of plants spread across 38 hectares of pristine gardens
  • Admire rolling lawns and the stunning plant collections at Melbourne Gardens
  • Get the kids exploring nature at the Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden
  • Search for nesting waterbirds and frogs around the picturesque ornamental lake


Discover the peaceful oasis of Melbourne Gardens on a 30-minute open-air minibus tour. Admire the diverse collection of plants and trees with live commentary along the way. Before and after the tour you are free to wander the gardens at leisure and enjoy the abundant nature to be found. The Melbourne Gardens are popular with bird-watchers with several species of water birds nesting around the ornamental lake. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne has been a treasured part of Melbourne’s cultural life for more than 170 years. It is a picturesque haven for recreation and an important resource for education, conservation, science, and horticulture. Extending over 38 hectares Melbourne Gardens houses a collection of more than 8,500 species of plants from around the world. The collection includes diverse plant species such as camellias, rainforest flora, cacti and succulents, roses, Californian species, herbs, perennials, and cycads. For the young ones, the Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden, located at Melbourne Gardens, is a magical place for children to discover the world of plants. It is a tourism award-winning Children's Garden full of interesting and interactive places to play and explore.


Melbourne Gardens entry fee Bus tour with live guide

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