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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 #11 of 151 attractions in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, 7 kilometres from the City, is reported to be Brisbane’s second most visited attraction after Southbank. On the last visits, its popularity has been clearly evident. Parking is available in the grounds and the car park across the road. The Gardens are easily accessible by Brisbane City Council bus Route No. 47 from Adelaide St.,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Fantastic gardens in an amazing setting. Walk and look out over the city of Brisbane. Eat, grab a coffee, take a camera. Plenty of spots to take a great shot. Stay until sunset and watch the colours change and the lights of the city go on. Good spot for a date!

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Cabilao Island, Bohol
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I went there at mid afternoon and had to go and walk quickly to cover up a good area to visit and see. If you are in Brisbane, don' t fail to put this attraction in your bucket list. It is worth all the walikng. This can be reached if you do the hop-on hop-off day tour.

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Robina, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I really enjoyed walking around the different gardens, there is not as much colour in winter but its still enjoyable.

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Oslo
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25 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

A small oasis in the big city, buy a take-away meal from the city centrum and take the short walk to this garden. Perfect place for a relaxing meal, just minutes from the Brisbane skyline, and make sure to have time to take a walk around the park

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Darwin, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Good place for a picnic, sitting near lake with ducks. Children and adults alike will enjoy these peaceful Botanic Gardens. Saw bamboo, fern garden, cactus garden, herb garden and tropical dome garden. There was also bonsai garden and plenty more we didn't see. Viewed the sun going down from the top lookout at Mount Coot-tha. Could see for a long... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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173 reviews 173 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Really do yourself a favour and come up here on a nice night, the place has views to die for !!! the cafe and restaurants are both nice as well although can get crowded

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singapore
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223 reviews 223 reviews
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The botanic gardens were larger than I thought they would be. Good to explore. At least an hour. And when I went there about 4pm or so (winter), the cockatoos were shifting from tree to tree and pulling branches off and eating seeds from the tree. So time it when the sun is preparing to go down and you can... More

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Victoria, Australia
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Beautiful gardens with lots of thing to see. The garden consisted of cactus garden, tropical flowers and leave.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The observation deck was gorgeous, with the city's blinking lights glittering in the night. However, their public toilets are not open 24 hours so I would recommend that you visit the loo before going!

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