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Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

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“tropical dome”(51 reviews)
“bonsai house”(38 reviews)
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
+61 7 3403 2535
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All reviews japanese garden tropical dome bonsai house bonsai display mt coot tha plants and trees water dragons bird life herb garden different areas free entry picnic lunch few hours walk around water features couple of hours great place to visit
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Reviewed yesterday

Its lovely to walk through these gardens. Even thought it was very hot the trees provide shade and there are plenty of places to sit down and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place for the family outing, although small children were bored once they had found the hidden animals on the trail. There is some beautiful gardens, a Japanese garden which is lovely. A quiet interaction with nature. Turtles, water dragons, butterflies and many birds contribute...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice place to go, not wonderful, not amusing, but a place to relax. Flowers and plant are beautiful, but since it is not a museum, so there are not plenty of different kinds of plant.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ReneL1472
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting Brisbane and learned that free botanical tours were offered at the Gardens on the weekend. We had a lovely guide who was careful to keep us in the shade during our tour (it was sunny and over 36C)! We learned many things...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are amazing with all the diversity you will be hard pressed to choose just one as a favorite, great place for a picnic with friends or family.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 234,613
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two botanic gardens in Brisbane, the more formal City Gardens and the flowing natural Mt Coot-tha Gardens. There are 56 hectares (138 acres) of Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens and I have not seen it all. What I have seen is diverse, interesting, calm...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gretchenw564
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places to visit in Brisbane if you're here for a day or two is the Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha. The gardens are beautiful, as is the birdlife and other fauna. Don't miss out on the Japanese Garden - it's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked our hotel in large part to be near the Botanic Gardens. We were not disappointed. The Gardens are beautiful and well maintained, large but manageable by foot. They are also well pathed. A bonus is that we could walk through the Gardens...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dldcw2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have not been to Mt Coot-tha Gardens for many years. What a change! The plants, trees in particular have really grown and lots of extra plantings have been made. Took a guided tour with”Friends of the Gardens guide and group of visitors from a Cruise...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Helen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended an Arts and Craft Show on site at the Gardens, so I drove around the gardens which was lovely, definitely worth a visit I was surprised to see that you can catch a council bus to and from.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dell E
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June 6, 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.
January 3, 2017|
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Response from HelenaO317 | Reviewed this property |
I spoke with the Gabriel from Brisbane City Council and he advised that dogs can go into Brisbane City Botanical Gardens if on a leash, however, it is not encouraged due to the flora and fauna in park. Dogs are not allowed... More
October 12, 2016|
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Response from kittykatus | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking but it does get very busy.