Get back to nature and visit Melbourne's inner-city oasis, the Royal Botanic Gardens.
More than 8,500 plant species from around the world are presented in a kaleidoscope of colour and texture. Sweeping lawns, tranquil lakes and majestic trees are home to an amazing range of wildlife.
There are a range of upcoming events to engage the senses, including;
Bush Food Experience
Follow your taste buds through the edible highlights of Melbourne Gardens and sample native bush foods at their finest with canapés prepared by trainee chefs from Charcoal Lane.
Dates: 12 October and 9 November
Aurora by Circus Oz
The Big Top has landed at the Gardens! Dive into a wondrous realm of stunning visual projections, jaw-dropping acrobatics and awe-inspiring artistry with Aurora.
Dates: Until Sunday 6 October
Botany Boot Camp
Second Sunday in Oct & Nov
Give your body and brain a workout as you power between iconic trees and unusual shrubs at Melbourne Gardens. Plant scientist Dr Meg Hirst and Landscape Architect Georgia Warren will take the helm, sharing insight into the wonderful world of botany.
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