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Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

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Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
+61 7 3403 2532
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An oasis for wildlife, the Gardens feature 52 hectares of plants from Australia and all around the world. Horticultural and art and craft shows are displayed in the Auditorium most weekends and free volunteer guided walks leave the Information Centre, Monday to Saturday (except public holidays) at 11 am and 1 pm. Alternatively you may like to explore the Gardens via one, or all, of the three self-guided trails available.
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“japanese garden” (166 reviews)
“tropical dome” (43 reviews)
“fern house” (39 reviews)
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Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
+61 7 3403 2532
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there by bus (45 minutes) from central Brisbane plus a 20 minute walk. As we entered there is also the Planterium where we booked for one of the shows. The gardens are about 60 hectare split into different areas. Being from the UK,...More

Thank Q6495UIdavid
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was a wonderful walk and a great place to explore, and we walked up toward the lake area and we were the only ones around. There were amazing trees and some were stunning and we went to see and birds on the lake. Was suitably...More

Thank Delightful2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took my 12yr old & 6yr old niece to the gardens. We walked around for a bit and explored. We found the kids playground which wasn't that exciting. There was good entertainment on the stage which was nice. I recommend packing a picnic as...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting to visit - last visited here 40 odd years ago... We found the fern in our garden, that is what we set out to do!

Thank Broncogirl12
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth a walk around for some tranquillity. They are surprisingly large and stunning. There is a cafe at one end with toilets.

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a keen photographer and I found this a great location with an abundance of subjects including flowers, landscapes, insects, frogs, lizards and trees. It has a variety of attractions including a tropical dome, a planetarium, a restaurant with lake views, a library and...More

Thank matthewsF2416NT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliantly situatuated in the city bordering the river . Really used by citizens, wonderful mix of exotic mature specimens- would have liked even more name tags on the shrubs as I am from overseas.

Thank carmelannd2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful venue and the gardens are well worth a visit they are well set out with lots of walk trails

Thank 475Pam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited many Botanical Gardens in different cities over the years, but these ones in Brisbane were excellent. There were many different areas to explore and the whole site was beautifully maintained, with care and attention. Favourite sections included the Japanese gardens and the...More

Thank Lillian_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brisbane Botanical Gardens has grown in size I had last been - all for the better, as it now has it's own water source in a dam! The gardens now have a bus tour daily (Mon-Fri) from the Information Centre just up from the...More

Thank teresapyne
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3 January 2017|
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Response from Michelle T | Reviewed this property |
No I am pretty sure they are not permitted entry at all to Mount Cootha Botanical Gardens due to the wildlife (waterfowl and reptiles) plus the extensive botanical collection. There are other nice parks nearby, Anzac Park... More
Nikita M
12 October 2016|
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Response from kittykatus | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking but it does get very busy.
29 October 2015|
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Response from Casper1941 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance is free ! Need at least two hours as there is lots to see!