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What to See at the Adelaide Botanic Garden

From the unobtrusive obelisk marking the grave of its original director George Francis’ pet monkey, to the giant Moreton Bay figs planted by its second director, Dr. Richard Schomburgk, in 1866; and from its magnificently restored 1875 Victorian Palm House to the 126,900 cubic metre Bicentennial Conservatory opened in 1988, the Adelaide Botanic Garden’s remarkable range of attractions has made it the city’s most popular scientific and cultural draw, with over 1.3 million visitors each year.

An oasis in the center of Adelaide, bordering on the North Terrace, Hackney Road and the River Torrens, the Adelaide Botanic garden provides a noontime escape for office workers who use its lawns as settings for their packed lunches.

Sightseers can enjoy lunch at the Botanic Garden restaurant overlooking the main lake before setting out to wander along paths past the lotus-filled Nulumbo Pond, among the five thousand bushes in the International Rose Garden, or beneath the shade of the nearly century-old Wisteria Arbour.

Conservationists will marvel at the Bicentennial Conservatory’s collection of threatened plants from Australian, Indonesian, Pacific Island, and New Guinea rainforests, all kept happily humidified by an automated misting system. The leaded glass and elaborate ironwork of the Palm House shelter an extensive collection of plants from Madagascar, which in eons long past was, with Australia, a part of the supercontinent Gondwana.

Anyone having time can continue on to the new SA Water Mediterranean Garden, the focal point of which is a water rill built to capture the play of sunlight on the moving water. The Mediterranean Garden is modeled after Moorish gardens of the fourteenth century, and offers Adelaide’s home gardeners an education on how to create spectacular plantings with a minimal use of water.

The Museum of Economic Botany, the Herbarium, the Botanic Park, the Duck Pond, National Rose Trial Garden, and sculptures too numerous to count await those who have not yet had their fill!

Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Adelaide is situated within walking distance of both the irresistible foods at Adelaide Central Market and the idyllic charms of the Botanic Garden, making the idea of a picnic feast on its shady lawns hard to pass up!

Hotels near Botanic Garden Adelaide

84 hotels near Botanic Garden Adelaide

1 Crowne Plaza ADELAIDE

4 stars
4.5 / 5 34 reviews

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The Crowne Plaza Hotel Adelaide is located right at the centre of the city's busy business district within walking distance of Adelaide's many attractions including Adelaide Botanic Gardens and... More

2 Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury

4 stars
4.6 / 5 53 reviews

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Adina Apartment Hotel Adelaide Treasury invites guests to enjoy the elegant self-contained apartments conveniently set in the heart of Adelaide. The heritage-listed, former treasury building places... More

3 Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide on Hindley

4 stars
4.2 / 5 210 reviews

65 Hindley Street Map

Providing sophisticated accommodations in central location, Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide On Hindley makes for an ideal base for discerning travellers in the South Australia capital. The boutique... More

4 Rendezvous Hotel Adelaide

5 stars
4.6 / 5 102 reviews

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Rendezvous Hotel Adelaide welcomes discerning travellers with stylish accommodations and understated elegance in the heart of Adelaide. This sophisticated hotel offers close proximity to top local... More

5 Adelaide Royal Coach

4 stars
3.6 / 5 31 reviews

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Adelaide Royal Coach Motel welcomes business and leisure travellers with chic accommodations and top-notch services conveniently set close to the central business district and city centre. This... More

6 Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide on Currie

4 stars
4.3 / 5 111 reviews

18 Currie Street Map

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide On Currie is an inviting boutique-style hotel housed in a Neo-Georgian inspired architecture within convenient distance from Adelaide attractions, business... More

7 Majestic Old Lion Apartment Adelaide

4 stars
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8 Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Adelaide (The)

4 stars
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The Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Adelaide offers an excellent location to enjoy shopping at Rundle Street Market, Rundle Mall and Adelaide Central Market, which is located towards the west of... More

9 Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide

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Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Adelaide is a historic hotel and an ideal place to enjoy friendly services and quality accommodation, while in the city of Adelaide. Its location offers the convenience to... More

10 Mantra On Frome Adelaide

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Featuring apartment-style accommodations set in a convenient city centre location, Mantra On Frome Adelaide makes for an ideal starting point for sophisticated travellers exploring Adelaide. While... More