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Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

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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...more
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Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to visit for a very large variety of flora and fauna. Combine it with a trip to the mountain top - Mt Cootha which has some super views. There are many diverse sections here - from tropical forests to cacti to kitchen gardens....More

Thank Shruti B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We finally made it to the gardens with some visitors and it was well worth it. The variety of plants is fantastic, the rain forest was wonderful to wander through while the sprinklers were going, the herb and veggie gardens with workshops that occur looked...More

Thank Janine7Craig
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Variety of plants very well maintained and displayed. Helpful staff around and whilst it is best seen on foot it is possible to drive round most parts which is ideal for the elderly and disabled. Decent large cafe at site entrance.

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Working near the Gardens, I have the opportunity to walk there regularly. It is a great place to exercise and offers a variety of plant types to enjoy. One of my favourite parts of the Gardens is the Australian Plant Communities sectio and is a...More

Thank Roscoe63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favourite gardens that we have visited in Australia, we'll worth the visit, after seeing the views from the top of Mount Coot.

Thank MiddlesbroughDan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice stroll through the park and beside the river. Found a small market and had a great omelette for breakfast after walking across Goodwill Bridge. Caught CityCat back to Southbank.

Thank SusieGC2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit for many many years. Excellent. Will return before too long, and do the guided tours that are available. With the three magnificent locations within the gardens for marriage ceremonies, and Brisbane's largest cemetery next door, maybe the experience should be renamed "Three weddings...More

Thank dave c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautifully kept Botanical Gardens with many pathways showing exotic and native plants, trees etc. A highlight of the walk through this park is the frilly lizards which frequent the running water ways. They are quite large and are a huge hit with...More

Thank Bryan035
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hidden heaven in the fringes of the city..Tall luscious tropical plants.. tiny cute bonsai trees..natural looking ponds with ducks grazing around.. colorful birds twitting and feeding themselves with the nectars of flowers.. Aromatic herb garden to wake up yoru senses.. walk around...More

Thank Mehmet D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited many botanical gardens both around Australia and overseas I must say that there is too much concrete and ashphelt around this botanical garden We decided we’d walk around the newer section where there is a lake BUT unfortunately huge ugly concrete paths abound...More

Thank Chris M
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djahnes50
7 June 2018|
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Response from mmfm08 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dora, I noticed that the trees/shrubs etc were named but I didn't see any lists. Contact them direct, I'm sure they will be able to help you. Worth the visit.
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borgasm
3 January 2017|
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Response from brisbane_mick01 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs aren't allowed in the Gardens
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Nikita M
13 October 2016|
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Response from kittykatus | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking but it does get very busy.
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