Lavandula Lavender Farm, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia
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Parks & gardens

Victoria is renowned for the hundreds of parks and gardens around Melbourne and throughout the state.

The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne is considered to be one of the most significant botanical gardens in Australia. Established in 1846, the Royal Botanic Gardens cover 36 hectares and is home to over 12,000 different species of plants. There are a number of other regional botanic gardens in Victoria.

The public gardens of the Dandenong Ranges are at their best in spring and autumn, but are well worth visiting at any time of the year. The National Rhododendron Gardens are abloom with rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, daffodils.


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Hamilton Botanic Gardens, Grampians, Victoria, Australia


Spot the Guilfoyle-designed similarities between Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens and the elegant regional civic gardens of Hamilton and Horsham.

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Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Discover abundant parks and leafy gardens in Melbourne and take a break from the hectic pace of the city with a relaxing stroll or picnic on the lawn.

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Lavandula Lavender Farm, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Daylesford & the Macedon Ranges

Visit immaculate gardens dotted around Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, find lush tranquil forests, rolling farmland, and natural mineral springs.

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Ballarat Botanic Gardens, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia


The Goldfields region boasts exquisite parks and gardens, including the Ballarat Botanical Gardens and Castlemaine's magnificent period gardens.

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Riverside Park, Swan Hill, The Murray, Victoria, Australia

The Murray

Enjoy the perfect weather in the Murray region's parks and gardens. See native desert plants, traditional plantings, and historic monuments.

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Alfred Nicholas Gardens, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia

Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges

Witness seasonal explosions of colour as flowers bloom throughout the magnificent parks and gardens of the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.

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Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

Mornington Peninsula

Have a blooming wonderful time inhaling the sensational colours and fragrances of Mornington Peninsula's manicured and heritage parks and gardens.

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