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Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

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Address: Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
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+61 7 3403 2532
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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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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A great day out for a stroll through the gardens

There is a cafe and its nice and relaxing walking through the gardens. The Japanese area is amazing and must visit if you are there.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is a cafe and its nice and relaxing walking through the gardens. The Japanese area is amazing and must visit if you are there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome day out. Had 3 boys ages 8-15 and they all loved it. Easy to make a free day of it, just pack a picnic and choose any of the majestic spots to stop for your picnic. Walks can be easy or a bit harder. Just choose the path right for you. There's a cafe if you want to buy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Botanic gardens at Mt Cootha lots of walking and the new section over legacy way is really nice esp for families saw a wedding ceremony other areas are nice and plants etc nice day out for stroll and just taking it easy

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good walk and lots to see - including a snake in the middle of thhe path! The planetarium is interesting and there is also a cafe serving light refreshments

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Free for the public, big, beautiful flowers, lots of birds, very close to Brisbane River. You can seat and relax all day.

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For some peacefulness and greenery or just a lay down on the grass in a shaded spot to escape the heat , this is a lovely destination. Pack and picnic and make it a day!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brisbanes botanic gardens are underrated, not as big as some in other cities but beautiful and right on the river and in the middle of the city it's perfect for a walk after work. Everytime I'm in Brisbane for work I walk through them morning or night, not too busy and often a nice breeze when the rest of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited on 2 January and found the Gardens to be really quiet and peaceful. The fact it is free is amazing. We loved the variety of planting such as the different forests and gardens. We ate in the restaurant which was excellent and really good value. It has a super view up high overlooking the lakes in the gardens.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great way to spend an afternoon. Well kept gardens and public areas. Just watch out for spiders the size of your face and birds dive bombing your head. Took some cool pictures here though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Brisbane is a must see. It is a fantastic park comprising of gardens of different types, including Japanese Garden, Bonsai Garden, Cactii Garden display, Rain forest, Tropical Green house, largest collection of Australian native rainforest trees in the world, scented garden, lagoon and much more. It is also the grounds to the Brisbane Planetarium. Food and... More 

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