Walk Category: Short
Walk Area: Melbourne - Inner
Getting there: Train, Tram, Car
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 2 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Good
Walk data collected: 2009
Walk details provided by: Bushwalking Victoria
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Train: Take train into Flinders Street Station, then catch a tram or walk. Once over the Yarra River you can walk through parks all the way to the Botanic Gardens (take left hand side of St Kilda Rd heading out of town).
Tram: Trams 3, 5, 6, 8, 64, 67 and 72 from Flinders Street Station in Swanston Street. Get off at Stop 18, Coventry Street
Car: There is limited street parking in Birdwood Avenue, St Kilda Rd, Anderson Street and Domain Rd. Parking heavily used by office workers and local residents.
The Gardens are open from 7.30am daily. For closing times and information on guided tours check with the Visitor Centre on 03 9252 2429 or www.rbg.vic.gov.au. Entry is free. Tours of the garden are available.
Melway Maps: 2F, 2G, 2L. An excellent map is available from the Visitor Centre.
Dogs are permitted on a leash.
There are 2 cafes and shops.
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: