Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha

Parks and Gardens

The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha are Queensland’s premier subtropical botanic gardens. Founded in 1970 and officially opened in 1976, the 56-hectare gardens are open daily and entry is free.

These 56-hectare gardens are situated seven kilometres from the city centre, and offer a variety of environments including the largest collection of Australian native rainforest trees in the world and natural wildlife.

The Brisbane Botanic Gardens features a Japanese Garden, Tropical Dome, Children’s Playground

Drop into the Mt Coot-tha Visitor Centre for information on self-guided walking trails, or join a volunteer on a free guided walk through the gardens.

The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is also located on the grounds.

Dogs are not permitted at any time.

The Botanic Gardens are open every day between 8am to 6pm September to March and 8am to 5pm from April to August, and entry is free. Visitors can enjoy free guided tours Monday to Saturday at 11am and 1pm (public holidays excluded).

The Gardens Café is open daily with a capacity of 150 people. Dine in a relaxing and tranquil setting. Modern Australian cuisine is served in the main cafe with light snacks, devonshire teas and ice creams also available.

Facilities

Aboriginal Culture Birdwatching Carpark Coach Parking Disabled access available Family International Nature & Wildlife Walk Walks

Rates

Free Entry

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