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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 2535
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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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Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
+61 7 3403 2535
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with grandchildren. Lovely walks following paths through bamboo and trees.lots of flowers. Dome was interesting very hot inside. Lovely cafe overlooking lagoon. Lovely setting by river. Lots of picnic sites undercover and water fountains. Only one playground which was a shame.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's nice to have a place to escape from the crowd and all thz noise in the city center. I even saw lizards!

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love the gardens here. The Japanese Garden is my favourite. I had my wedding pictures taken here and they look really good. I have many friends who have also had their wedding photos here. Great for a coffee and relaxing walk around. Its not a...More

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just walked back to our hotel through the gardens. Stopped and looked at most of the trees and read all about them. A very pleasant stroll near the river.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely location right on the river and close to the city centre. The only criticism is the lack of a cafe or similar

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park overlooks the river on one side. Lot of activity happening in different pockets around this park , Somehow not so lively, but good natural spots and lots of Birds too.

Thank Alincorp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Strolled through the Botat twice in one day; once on way home from the South Bank, then again later that evening. As it is approaching Christmas, some of the trees were decked with thousands and thousands of tiny lights - what a sight!

Thank SarahB1957
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we have visited the gardens they are always in top notch condition. If you are an overseas visitor there are lots of interesting plants (and wild life) to see. There are lots of different walks you can take, so for the young and older...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although our last visit to these gardens was in July we have visited here at different times of the year over many years. Every visit has been enjoyable. There are plenty of facilities for picnics or eating at the restaurant. With every visit there are...More

Thank johnbrisbane2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite places in Brisbane. I go there a few times through the year and it's a great place to take international guests as you can do a 5 minute by car side trip to the lookout at Mt Cootha for...More

Thank Sean M
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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 CarmenByrne | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the above answers, duration just depends on your plans. Entry is free. There is a city bike station (bay of yellow bikes) where you can hire to ride around the gardens. They require prior online registration... More