Walk Category: Day Walk
Getting There: Car, Tram, Train
Nearest Town: Melbourne CDB
Walk Area: Melbourne - Inner
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 1 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes
Walk Details Collated: July 2009
Walk Details Provided By: CAEX Bushwalking Club
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Royal Botanic Gardens
Walk starts at Information Centre, Federation Square, corner Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne (opposite Flinders Street Railway Station).
Public transport is the best way to get to and from this walk. Go to the public transport victoria website to plan your journey.
Parking in the city can be difficult and expensive. There is car parking at Federation Square - entrance is off Flinders Street opposite T intersection with Russell street.
Details on the historic trees was taken from the Metro article in The Age (31/1/09), titled 'Our City's Roots', and from the National Trust Register.
National Trust: Historic Tree Register
HistoricTree Register app: allows you to explore nearly 1,200 entries from the National Trust's Register of Significant Trees. The App gives you access to a database of trees and lets you easily find trees using the GPS functionality of your iPhone.
Royal Botanic Gardens map
Melway Map references: Maps 2F, 2P, 2G, 2B. See detailed walk description for specific references.
Inner city map (covers most of this walk and second page includes public transport details)
Maps of the inner city area are also available at the Visitor Information Centre in Federation Square at the start of this walk.
Bushwalking Victoria's advocacy efforts aim to proactively influence decisions that impact on bushwalking and bushwalkers in Victoria, by engaging with key decision makers and land managers such as Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)to ensure that bushwalking issues and opportunities are understood and considered when policies and decisions are made that impact on the bushwalking community in Victoria.
Below is a list of campaigns that we encourage you to join: