- Type: Picnics, Parks & Gardens
NileGuide Expert tip:
The view from Mrs Macquarie's chair at sunset is unbeatable.
- The Royal Botanic Gardens makes up 30 hectares of parkland wrapping around Farm Cove. Ponds, walking paths, swimming pools, native plants and feature gardens make up most of this gorgeous parkland. Along the way you will also see a number of historic heritage listed structures and buildings which help add to the Sydney history and experience. Some other highlights include the Pyramid Glasshouse, Herb Garden, Fernery, and Rose Garden. It's impossible not to wan to explore the park in its entirety as it offers so much. The view Opera House and Harbor Bridge from Mrs Macquarie's Chair is a site to behold. The park also offers free admission and guided walking tours daily.
Mrs Macquaries Road, tel. 61 2 9231 8111
Trent van der Jagt, Sydney Local Expert
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