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Address: Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
Phone Number: 07 3403 2532
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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40 years of growth...a tropical Garden of Eden

When the Brisbane City Council started planting this garden 40 odd years ago, the location was an inhospitable scrubby hillside. Now the trees, palms, ferns, vines and shrubs form... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

When the Brisbane City Council started planting this garden 40 odd years ago, the location was an inhospitable scrubby hillside. Now the trees, palms, ferns, vines and shrubs form a tropical wonderland of greens and browns and colourful flowers. The variety of sizes, shapes and textures of the plant life is enormous. The well made paths are picturesque and visitors... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Brisbane is a lovely city if you take the time to stop and have a wonder. The walk through the gardens is beautiful there are so many hidden gems and the river side of the garden is lovely. It is a beautiful place to bring the family for a picnic or just a wonder.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This is the spot for an almost in the clouds view of Brisbane City. You can even see the ocean from up here. A wonderful place to see some spectacular views and enjoy a bite to eat for just one or the whole family .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

On the morning of Friday 24th April 2015, we took a leisurely walk through the fragrant plant and herb garden before boarding the mini-bus for a free guided audio tour of the garden. Our driver was a very pleasant young lady, and the most informative audio commentary was by Ross McKinnon, the former curator. The tour negotiated various sections of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Lovely gardens, beautiful plants and lakes, and an amazing view of the Brisbane City. The only problem was the garden's restaurant, very overpriced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Spent some quality time at the Mt. Coot tha Botanical Gardens . The area is huge, give yourself plenty of time to cover the gardens and the lake . The parking is ample , the rest rooms are very clean .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Beautiful place to visit. Worth a trip and even better taking a picnic and family. Lots of different things to see and beautiful view even in the rain!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

These gardens are beautifullly maintained with many different garden styles - Arid, Australian, sub-Tropical - to name a few. This is a great place to take the children, with well made paths for strollers, plenty of open lawn space and the ducks and large Frilled Lizards will entertain the kids. The lizards are harmless by the way. If you have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Wanted to go somewhere to just chill out and get back to nature and only 20 mins away. Beautiful plants and trees, informative also - a place to relax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

During the week it's possible to drive the loop road through the gardens and stop at various places, but at weekends its pedestrian traffic only, so you may only want to explore the exhibits close to the main gate of which the Japanese garden and bonsai house are my favourites. The Japanese garden although small is a very pleasant place... More 

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