A prime attraction in Melbourne, this garden is famous all over the country as one among the finest botanical gardens in Australia. Located on the banks of Yarra river, the garden sprawls on an area of 38 hectares of landscaped gardens and boasts of more than 10,000 species of native as well as non-native vegetations and plants.
Some of the most popular features located inside the park include the Ian Potter Foundation Children’s Garden which is designed to serve as a discovery area for children. It is opened all through the years expect for the months of July and August for rest and maintenance. The Tan, which is a 3.8 km long running track parallel to the perimeter fence, is the jogger’s track. The garden also houses a herbarium where tourists can have a glimpse at the specimens of preserved plants.
There are many gardens dedicated to native as well as non-native traditional garden along with numerous lawns that too act as great attraction of the park.