The Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne specialises in Australian native plants. The total area of this division of the botanic gardens is 363 hectares, including heathlands, wetlands and woodlands.
A recent feature of the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, is the specially constructed Australian Garden, opened to the public on 28 May 2006. The Australian Garden features a number of exhibition gardens, sculptures and displays aimed to bring the beauty and diversity of the Australian landscape and plants to the public.
Beyond the Australian Garden, the bushland section of the garden contains 10 km of walking tracks, and includes the Trig Point Lookout tower.
The Australian Garden provides a stunning backdrop for weddings, special occasions, events, conferencing and corporate functions.
There are several beautiful wedding ceremony locations available in the Australian Garden, including the exciting Tarnuk Room which is available for bookings. This space, set in natural surroundings, has a capacity of 150 people for sit-down events or up to 250 people for a stand-up event and features spectacular views overlooking the Australian Garden.