Choo Choo Express
All aboard the Choo Choo Express! See the Royal Botanic Gardens from the carriages of the Choo Choo Express, Sydney’s premier touring train. Enjoy stunning views of Sydney Harbour and learn about the beautiful native plants, wildflowers and flora. Tours start and finish at the Queen Elizabeth II Gate (next to the Sydney Opera House, ) around a seven minute walk from Circular Quay station.
The 25 minute ride includes commentary on the interesting flowers and plant life surrounding the Tropical Centre and Rose gardens, Woolloomooloo Gate, the Art Gallery of NSW, the garden's Restaurant and Café, the Gardens Shop and Information centre before terminating at Mrs Macquaries Point.
The Royal Botanic Gardens spans 64 hectares in the city centre and is home to over 8,900 species of plant and 3,964 trees, including hoop pine and giant waterfum trees that were first planted from 1820 - 1828.