Occupying the headland between The Domain and the Opera House, the Royal Botanic Gardens make for wonderful relaxing walks and certainly provide some of the city's finest green space. The location couldn't be better, offering stunning views of the harbor. It also makes for a good safe place to sit and relax or perhaps enjoy a picnic.
However, the gardens themselves are good but not spectacular with typically well-kept gardens, duck ponds, etc. There is a lot of open lawn, which lends itself to the place feeling like more of a pleasant park as opposed to an impressive garden. In fact, there are signs encouraging visitors to walk on and enjoy the lawns. And as refreshing as that is, you won't be a...Read More