Melbourne Gardens - Includes Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and other Gardens in Melbourne.

Melbourne Gardens are scattered in and around the Melbourne City and form the green oasis amongst the skyscrapers. Though there's shortage of rains, yet Melbourne Gardens are maintained well and cared for. Some of the gardens have a special significance for one reason or another like the Fitzroy gardens because of Captain Cook's Cottage and Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne due to the National Herbarium & Lake etc.

  1. Fitzroy Gardens -
    These gardens are located between Wellington Parade, Lansdowne Street, Albert Street and Clarendon Street in East Melbourne, a short tram ride away from the city. Trams 48 & 75 run on Wellington Parade to & from Flinders street. The gardens feature Cooks Cottage, a Conservatory, Visitors' information centre, rotundas, walks and a dolphin fountain.



  2. Treasury Gardens -
    Located next to the State Government Offices between Spring Street, Wellington parade and Lansdowne street are the treasury gardens which feature USA President John F Kennedy's Memorial and walks through the gardens. Take tram 48 or 75 on Wellington Parade.



  3. Alexandra Gardens -
    Just a short walk down south on the Princes Bridge from the Federation Square and turn left on Capital city trail and you're at the Alexandra gardens. These feature Star gardens, walks, a skate park, boat sheds & bike hire. Take Trams 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, and 72 and get down at tram stop 14.



  4. Queen Victoria Gardens -
    Located opposite to the National Gallery of Victoria are the Queen Victoria Gardens and feature Edward VII monument, Queen Victoria monument, lush gardens & walkways and also a Floral Clock which is a must see for Visitors as it forms a brilliant backdrop for photographs. Walk down from Federation Square or Flinders street or Trams 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, and 72 and get down at tram stop 16.



  5. Carlton Gardens (North & South) -
    Located on the North side of the CBD between Nicholson Street, Victoria Parade and Rathdowne & Carlton streets, these Melbourne gardens are home to The Royal Exhibition building and the Melbourne Museum, also featured here are small water features, an Adventure playground for the kids and walkways through the gardens. Tram 86, 95 & 96 on Nicholson Street will get you there. Bus 350, 402 & 684 run on Victoria pde and bus 250, 251, 253, 402, 479 sat & sun run on Rathdowne Street, Carlton.



  6. Royal Botanic Gardens -
    Royal Botanic Gardens are one of the best Gardens in Melbourne. This is located on Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra. Catch Tram 23 which operates on Domain road or take tram 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72 from Flinders street, get down at the Shrine of remembrance and walk down on Birdwood Ave. There is a National Herbarium, ornamental lake, a restaurant and plenty of Bird life on the lake. The Gardens are open daily from 7:30am and close 8:30pm (November to March) and 5:30pm (April to October).

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  8. Burnley Park -
    Is adjacent to the Burnley oval, BBQ Play area, circus site and Corroboree Tree - aboriginal sacred site. Take tram 70 on swan street, Richmond and get down at tram stop 16, then walk down Park grove to get to Burnley Park.



  9. Studley Park (Yarra bend Park) -
    Has lots of walks, bike tracks, Electric BBQs', shelter, cafes, Studley park boat house etc. The best way to get here is by car Mel Ref 2D F8 off boathouse road, Kew.

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