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Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha

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Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
+61 7 3403 2535
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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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“tropical dome” (44 reviews)
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Mt. Coot-tha Road | Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
+61 7 3403 2535
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is such a lovely spot for a picnic, to let the kids have a little run around or to just get a break from the city noise. The kids park has recently been upgraded and they love it. The walkway along the river is...More

Thank thebollaerts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful and well managed place, everything was maintained and plenty of signs to ensure you knew what every plant and tree were clearly identified.

Thank T J
Reviewed 1 week ago

These wonderful botanical gardens are a must see for anyone. There are different plants and gardens for all tastes. Easy walking paths, picnic spots or restaurant and souvenirs. The wonderful planetarium is right next door. The rain forest walk is a short walk through large...More

Thank sunnyside2525
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun way to spend a day. So much to see and enjoy. We only managed half of the gardens. Wish we thought to bring a picnic. Will be going back to visit again. Loved the bonsai garden the best.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst the gardens are beautiful and very well maintained, there are also large open spaces and covered seating to give the perfect space for family based outdoor events/parties. You don't have to book or pay and can easily have an event for up to 40...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mt. Coo-tha Gardens is well worth the windy road travel to get to the peak. Not only do visitors have the opportunity to observe the beauty of the Garden itself but to do so in almost virtual silence an amazing circumstance considering their closeness to...More

Thank barry s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an afternoon in the gardens with my sister-in-law from Germany. She was amazed at the trees and there rate of growth the ease at which you could walk around, the mangrove swamp and the Brolgas.

Thank Beverley W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a must do activity when in Brisbane. The views are superb & the cafe has great food. Would love to come back & try the restaurant for dinner

Thank Kylie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful sprawling garden with brilliant flowers, trees and fauna! We enjoyed walking through it, especially the bamboo walkway. The only downside was the very persistent young man at the entrance asking for sponsorship donations! Yes, I realise these are needed but once someone says no,...More

Thank Gloria Jean R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a bit frustrating finding the way from the lookout down to the gardens - not very well signposted. Ended up having to spend an hour waiting for the bus back to the city, as I just missed the previous one. There wasn't much to...More

Thank australia101
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3 January 2017|
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Response from Michelle T | Reviewed this property |
No I am pretty sure they are not permitted entry at all to Mount Cootha Botanical Gardens due to the wildlife (waterfowl and reptiles) plus the extensive botanical collection. There are other nice parks nearby, Anzac Park... More
Nikita M
13 October 2016|
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Response from kittykatus | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is parking but it does get very busy.
29 October 2015|
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Response from CarmenByrne | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the above answers, duration just depends on your plans. Entry is free. There is a city bike station (bay of yellow bikes) where you can hire to ride around the gardens. They require prior online registration... More