Have you ever been inspired by the flush of wildflowers across the red heart of Australia? Have you ever dreamt of rain on a dry river bed; heard water flowing next to sandstone escarpments; or watched the light shimmering through gum leaves?
The new Australian Garden, is a place where you can discover the beauty and diversity of Australian flora and landscapes.
The Australian Garden won the 2006 Qantas Australian Tourism Award for the top 'New Tourism Development', why not come and see our many highlights...
* an awe-inspiring Red Sand Garden
* a Rockpool Waterway
* a thematic Eucalypt Walk
* five Exhibition Gardens, including a Water Saving Garden and a Kids Backyard Garden
* an Escarpment Wall sculpture over 100 metres in length
Tours, activities and programs presented in the Australian Garden provide a range of informative and exciting experiences for visitors of all ages. There is also a caf and a shop for visitors to enjoy.
Once you have finished in the Australian Garden, head into the rest of the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne or visit the Gardens Shop or Boonerwurrung Cafe.
The 10 km of walking tracks, abundance of native animals and 360-degree lookout tower make the Gardens an ideal place for natures-lovers to enjoy the Australian bush, only 45 minutes drive from Melbourne!
03 5990 2200
Cnr of Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive (off South Gippsland Highway) Rd
Cranbourne, Victoria, 3977
Cafe, Car park, Child Activities/Child Minding, Coach Parking, Picnic Area, Public Toilet, Sheltered Area, Visitor Information Centre
Experiences you can enjoy at Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Educational Tourism, Flora/Fauna, Nature based, Wildlife