Public Transport

If you are coming from outside the city, take a train to Flinders Street Station. From Flinders Street, you can get on the following trams: 3, 5, 8, 16, 64 or 67. Get off the tram at the Domain Road Interchange. Walk towards the Shrine of Remembrance and you will see the Observatory Buildings which are near the Herbarium.
 

Melbourne Visitor Shuttle

The Melbourne Visitor Shuttle stops at Melbourne Gardens. The shuttle completes a circuit around Melbourne and runs every 30 minutes from 9.30am – 4.30pm daily. For $5, you can hop on and hop off at any of the 15 stops including Stop 13, Melbourne Gardens/Shrine of Remembrance.

For more information, visit Melbourne Visitor Shuttle
 

Parking

Street metered car parking for up to four hours is generally easy to find close to entry gates. Please note that parking conditions vary according to nearby events. The City of Melbourne enforces parking restrictions in the area. Disabled parking bays are marked on the Gardens Map.

Nearby Private Carparks

Address

Hours

Rate

Link

312 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Monday to Friday. 6.00 am – 7.00 pm

Early bird = $10

2+ hours = $20 or book on line for $15.00

http://www.secureparking.com.au/car%20parks/australia/vic/melbourne/312%20st%20kilda%20road

21 Bank Street, South Melbourne

Monday – Friday. Enter after 5.30 am. Exit before 7.00 pm

flat rate $10.00

http://www.secureparking.com.au/car%20parks/australia/vic/melbourne/21%20bank%20street

75 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne

Monday to Friday. 6.00 am – 9.00 pm

flat rate $10.50

https://www.wilsonparking.com.au/park/3220_75-Dorcas-Street_75-Dorcas-Street

Private parking stations near the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne