The Royal Botanic Garden is a verdant oasis in the heart of Sydney's CBD.
It is Australia’s oldest living scientific institution, beginning its life in 1816. The Garden encompasses 30 hectares and is the oldest botanic garden in Australia, home to an outstanding collection of more than 27,000 plants from around the world.
Attracting more than five million visits each year, the Garden is one of the top ten most visited destinations in Australia for international visitors. As well as hosting an engaging program of events such as Vivid and New Year’s Eve celebrations, the Garden is a national leader in digital and public engagement.
The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust is a statutory body established under the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980. The Trust is responsible for the management and stewardship of The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, The Domain, The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan and The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah.