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Cairns Botanic Gardens

64 Collins Ave, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4032 6650
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64 Collins Ave, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4032 6650
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Reviewed yesterday

I wish we'd visited the gardens earlier in our stay, as we only had a couple of hours there on our last day. The gardens are beautiful, well maintained and very varied. You could easily spend a whole day there.

Thank shelleyr57
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely gardens, and hot house. The Chinese part was very pretty and there were plenty of turtles in the lake, and water birds as well.

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely gardens with a few butterflies in the conservatory, good option when weather not perfect. Good cafe

Thank TeamMacca15
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you love plants, you need to visit these botanical gardens. The gardens are out of this world with thriving greenery. There's a greenhouse filled with butterflies you can take a stroll through and a cafe to have a beverage in as well.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Botanic gardens in Cairns are a wonderful place to walk and observe the natural rainforest, the exotic flowers that only grow in the surroundings of a RAINFOREST enviroment.... A must see

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had read about 'The Tanks' and I had it in my head that they were old army tanks that had been turned into artspaces. We were stunned at the huge converted water tanks that held a fascinating exhibition about the people of Cairns. Well...More

Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed 6 days ago

What an amazing space. Really well set out. Well worth a visit when you are in Cairns. And it's FREE entry.

Thank Jenni S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wide variety of plants - tropical of course with many very old. neat, clean areas, interesting butterfly house and visitor center. You can do a good walk in this area if you want the exercise but most are just walking around enjoying looking/learning about plants.

Thank GreyGums
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've spent several hours in that lovely park on Good Friday and had a most enjoyable time (except for the café that closed already before noon on that day - so no lunch in this lovely surroundings!). Especially liked the butterflies that could be seen...More

Thank Juerg M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens, lots of different areas to walk through. We rung ahead and asked about a wheelchair and it is available free of charge which helped our visit as I am on crutches. The lady at the visitors centre was very helpful and obliging, so...More

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Are there wheelchairs to use/ hire?? I would like to see the gardens, but have a friend that can't walk far. Thanks
March 18, 2017|
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Response from EsplanadeLagoon | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your question.There is one wheelchair available for free loan at the Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre. If you would like to contact us in advance we can make sure it's available for you on the day... More
Hi, would a half day (approx 4 hours) be enough to walk through& fully experience the gardens? Thanks
October 24, 2016|
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Response from CairnsScotty | Reviewed this property |
Hello Deninu Half a day spent at the Botanic Gardens and adjoining Centenary Lakes is ideal. Visit the Orchid House with the butterflies, and cross Collins Avenue to walk along the boardwalk to the Centenary Lakes with the... More
Hello. Does the Cairns Botanic Gardens have a cafe or restaurant? Thank you.
June 21, 2016|
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Response from EsplanadeLagoon | Property representative |
Yes there is a cafe on site - The Botanic Gardens Cafe/Restaurant is open 7am - 4:30pm daily. Thanks