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Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

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Address: Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
Phone Number: 07 3403 2532
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Fri - Mon 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: An oasis for wildlife, the Gardens feature 52 hectares of plants from...
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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Treasure trove of plants

Very attractive gardens with some rare and interesting plants. The geodesic dome of tropical plants was excellent, with such things as a cocoa tree with chocolate pods on it and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Bellingen, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Very attractive gardens with some rare and interesting plants. The geodesic dome of tropical plants was excellent, with such things as a cocoa tree with chocolate pods on it and other unusual sights. It was very busy the day we called and we had to park around the suburban streets across the road as the car park was full, probably... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We have been this botanical garden a couple of times, its really been pleasant everytime. The ducks in the pond, variety of plants & trees, bonsai section and Chinese / Japanese park are really worth checking out. Its nice to walk around and feel the fresh air and enjoy the nature... i would keep going to this place everytime possible...... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I visited here today to check out the renovations to the gardens at the near completion of the legacy way tunnel. From the mature old section to the new this is a delightful garden that is worth a visit.

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Brsibane,Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Took international visitors to the Gardens and glad to see the work that has been done recently has made a great improvement, especially lovely around the creek and lake areas. Hope the facelift continues. Japanese garden will be very pretty in Spring when the azaleas bloom. Good place for a picnic or a slow stroll. Mt Cooth-tha gardens are well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

As I am staying at a hotel opposite the gardens it would be remiss of me not to enjoy a stroll there each morning. The walking and cycle paths encourage this and it is lovely to walk along the banks of the river. The university campus has a range of cafes to grab breakfast, a coffee or juice. It is... More 

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Gauteng
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Love this park / gardens tucked neatly in a corner of the City, alongside the Brisbane river. The Botanical Gardens are very well kept, clean and safe. Conveniently close is the Goodwill pedestrian bridge which quickly takes you over to SouthBank. "Eagle St Pier" is a ferry stop very close by. A recently refurbished & brilliant childrens playground that includes... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Mt. Coot-tha idly dreams above the bustling streets of Brisbane, and the Botanic Gardens cupped below its slopes bask in the sun of lazy, long afternoons. After the manic activity of the central business district, nothing quite matches the pleasure of strolling down a meandering path through the exotic rainforest or catching my breath at a bench in the bonsai... More 

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ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Really pretty place, great views of the city of Brisbane. Enjoyable walk from the city. Would recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I often visit these lovely relaxing gardens in the heart of the city under the shadow of Mt Cootha. Despite the fact the traffic roars past on its way east it is a surprisingly quiet and soothing oasis. There's plenty of parking but bring a hat and plenty of sunscreen. And it's a lush tropical garden - there are mozzies... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We love that botanic garden, its flora variety, the ponds and creeks, wild life... There are several environments representing various parts of Australia and the world, a magnificient aromatic herbs garden too. It is quiet, relaxing and well looked after, great work city of Brisbane !

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