The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens is the second oldest botanical gardens in Australia, after the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney. Located within the Queens Domain - north-east of Hobart, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens was established way back in 1818 and is considered to be a top attraction in Hobart. The gardens span across a massive land area of around 14 hectares and is home to a wide range of historic plant collections as well as conservation collections of Tasmanian plants. The walking trails take visitors through various sections of the garden, offering spectacular views of flowering plants of dazzling colour and enchanting ponds along the way. A separate visitor centre at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens offers guests a souvenir shop and gallery, and is worth a stop.
Closing times vary. Usually open daily from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
King's Lomatia plant and the Subantarctic Plant House
Designated prayer facilities at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens will be unavailable for Muslim travellers but plenty of open space will be available at the garden to use during prayer times. Muslim travellers can also visit the Hobart Mosque located on Warwick Street in West Hobart – which is the only known mosque in Hobart.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens will need to visit some of the Halal restaurants in Hobart. Ali's Asian Café, Ganges, Kebab Rehab and Aladdin Restaurant are a couple of Halal restaurants that are well known in Hobart and serve a wide variety of Halal dishes.