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Cairns Botanic Gardens

64 Collins Ave, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4032 6650
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The Cairns Botanic Gardens are a tropical paradise where you can explore the beauty of tropical plants, relax in stunning surroundings and learn about tropical flora and horticulture. The Gardens are open from 7.30Am to 5.30Pm every day of the year and entry is free. The Botanic Gardens includes several spaces used for demonstrating the diverse plant life that can be found within a tropical climate. The Cairns Botanic Gardens include: Flecker Garden Centenary Lakes - Saltwater and Freshwater The Rainforest Boardwalk Mount Whitfield Conservation Park The Gondwanan Heritage Garden
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64 Collins Ave, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4032 6650
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and tropical and all good things. Bring insect repellent or you will be so distracted by itchy bites you won't be able to enjoy the greenery.

Thank Pen357
Reviewed 3 days ago

Part of our walking tour with Cairns Urban Adventures provided us with time to tour around the Botanic Gardens. Fantastic flowers, plants, butterflies. If you are into tropical gardens, and even if you aren't, it is well worth the visit.

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to spend a lazy afternoon. You will be surrounded by excellent trees and flowers, unusual orchids and butterflies!

Thank BeaBi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there in the beginning of February, so it was very humid and hot. We left the garden the second time my son walked into a giant spider web while walking on the trail.

Thank Traveler8989
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely garden just outside town, although we walked there and took the bus back to central Cairns ( bus once an hour)

Thank suemL8612CE
Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful green leaves and flowers. could breathe in fragrance given off by the flowers. also, beautiful butterflies too!

Thank _tamaflavensen
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic place to have breakfast or lunch, then take a leisurely wander around the gardens to enjoy the beautiful flowers, exotic plants and trees..

Thank FlyFree7
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have transportation and sometime spare or tired of the beach and shopping, head off tomthe gardens. Excellent specimens. Easy to get around, even with a wheelchair. They have an excellent cafe and the food and drinks are excellent and fairly priced. We never...More

Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the most perfect day strolling through the Botanical Gardens. The gingers are in bloom the colours magnificent. The Fern and Orchid House absolutely stunning. Took myself on a little mystery tour through the paths and walkways and finished up at the Chinese garden...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only four kilometers from the heart of Cairns City, the Botanical Gardens are a tropical oasis. 38 hectares of native Australian gardens are maintained to lush standards, and many plants found here cannot be seen elsewhere in the world.

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8 October 2017|
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Response from Tallroundeyes | Reviewed this property |
You can ride to it, & walk up the red arrow (hill) but not in the actual gardens.
19 March 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
24 October 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