The RTBG (abbreviation) are located in a sheltered, landscaped area on the Queens Domain about 2 km from the centre of Hobart (view the map below)
The gardens feature a historic plant collections and a large number of significant trees, many dating from the nineteenth century. The RTBG is also involved in important conservation projects and collections of Tasmanian plants. The gardens uniquely host the world’s only Sub antarctic Plant House. A number of historic structures, including two convict-built walls, date back to the Gardens’ earliest days.
The Gardens’ Visitor Centre offers facilities, including a restaurant services to add to a good visitor experience.
An extensive program of activities and events take place, as well as year-round displays and courses.
Telstra Bigpond Wireless Hotspot within the Gardens. Podcast walks. Open 365 days a year.
Hobart TAS 7000
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