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Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
07 3403 2532
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Ranked #13 of 153 Attractions in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Gardens, Lookouts, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Overpriced food and very little service, the restaurant was not pram friendly and nether were the staff. we arrived at 3pm for a light afternoon snack and were promptly informed by a snippy waitress that the kitchen was closed but we could eat from the display cabinet. Food was overpriced and looked like it was days old. We chose a... More

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buderim
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

we had a lovely stroll through here on our visit to Brisbane. We enjoyed it enormously as the last time we went through it was in the terrible drought. It was so nice to see everything looking green again. You could spend hours looking at all the wonderful plants on offer.

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Vero Beach
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I took the City Bus tours and one of the stops is the gardens. The driver recommended this as a great stop and so I decided to take his advice. I stopped at the information center to get a map though the gardens are very well signed and though there were three school groups (that I saw) it didn't feel... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

A place that is not advertised much, the Botanic Gardens is a wonderful place to visit, and see the amazing plant life that QLD and Australia has. This has so many lovely and beautiful plant life. You can also experince so many different plants from other countries. If you want a quiet and nice day out with your family, children,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

These gardens are fabulous, there are so many varieties of beautiful flowers, trees and plants to see. The Japanese gardens are so beautiful, the bonsai house is really interesting and I really enjoyed the tropical plants area. The restaurant is lovely with beautiful views and high tea option. Perfect way to spend the saturday with family and friends.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Mt. Coot-tha is undoubtedly the place to visit for a fantastic panoramic view of Brisbane and its suburbs so don't forget your binoculars and camera. Parking can be a little difficult at busy times at the top but that's because everybody loves the view. However the mountain has other attractions too. There is nowhere more pleasant to stroll than the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If you visit Brisbane, a charming river city, in Queensland...then go to the Botanic Gardens to see some of the exotic tropical plants, weird cactus plants, native Boab trees and beautiful orchids. Great place for a stroll, have a meal, let the kids run free.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Mt Coot-ha offers the best vantage point to see Brisbane and surrounds. There is a beautiful restaurant which has the most amazing views, especially at night. There is also a cafe for a quick stop for coffee and snack. Great photographic opportunity. When descending the mountain, I'd really recommend stopping at the Botanical Gardens at the bottom if you like... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I spent about three hours here but could easily have filled an entire day, there are so many different areas to see, I particularly enjoyed the Japanese garden. Also quite an abundance of wildlife with a variety of birds including the kookaburra and lizards and turtles sunning themselves by the lake.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The botanic gardens at Mt Coot-tha are very large, and its possible to easily spend half a day quietly wandering around them. Contains trees and plants from all over the world, with a good clear map highlighting where everything is. Things are well organized into eparate areas and displays. Two particular favourites of mine were the Fern House and the... More

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