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Centenary Lakes - Cairns Botanic Gardens

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64 Collins Avenue | Next to the Botanical Gardens, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4032 6650
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64 Collins Avenue | Next to the Botanical Gardens, Edge Hill, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here for many years , it was most enjoyable and such a relaxing place to go and wander

Thank Di E
Reviewed 2 July 2017

If short on time Flecker Gardens I would recommend visiting more. You can catch the number 131 from Abbots street to Collins Ave where you have Flecker Gardens on the left and a longer walk through gardens to the lakes on your right. Also accessible...More

Thank Jessica_nz2
Reviewed 24 June 2017

There are two adjacent botanic gardens: the Centenary Lakes Botanic Garden and the Flecker Botanic Garden. The Flecker Garden is outstanding and one of the best tropical gardens we have ever visited. The Centenary Lakes section is themed and still worth visiting. The gardens can...More

1  Thank Owl700
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A short drive from Cairns will bring you to the Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. WALKING TRACKS Easy to walk and bicycle tracks throughout the parklands. Tip Wear closed shoes as little stones get caught inside open toed shoes or things. GARDENS Well signed oats tell...More

1  Thank KiddHouse
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Centenary Lakes is a good place for a picnic, lie in the shade and read a good or have a BBQ. Plenty of shade and parking and so close to the city and many suburbs.

Thank 228Kevin
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Went for a wonderful stroll around the gardens. Wow what a place to visit. It is a must when in Cairns peaceful full of tropical plants.

Thank amandamaree21
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Used to be even better before they prettied it up with a Chinese Pagoda thingy in the lake. Still lovely though for the birds and the trees.

Thank Doubledares
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We visited the lake on the way back from Port Douglas. The lakes and surrounding gardens are very beautiful. There are boardwalks towards botanical gardens. We did not stay long because mozzies were starting to bite me. My skin is sensitive with mosquito bites. Within...More

Thank Deborah77s
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were amazed by the plants here. We have the same plants in Western Australia, but these are all so much bigger. A tranquil setting to chill out and wander the various themed gardens. Very informative and don't forge the great cafe for lunch!

Thank Millyard1
Reviewed 5 January 2017

this is a picturesque and cooling place to go on a hot day, plenty of wild life and fauna to see. plenty of places to stop and have a picnic or take in the surroundings

Thank poss2959
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