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Enjoy a relaxing walk beside the water.
Don't forget to visit the planetarium during your visit to the gardens
There are several beautiful ponds in the gardens
Botanic Gardens
Map of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha
Mount Coot-tha Road
Toowong
Queensland 4066 Australia

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha
Toowong, Brisbane Area

Free Entry

07 3403 8888
botanicgardens@brisbane.qld.gov.au
www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/botanicgardens

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Description

The Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mount Coot-tha are Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens. These 52 hectare gardens are situated seven kilometres from the city centre, and offer a variety of environments and natural wildlife.

The Botanic Gardens are open every day, and entry to the gardens is free. Visitors can enjoy free guided tours Monday to Saturday at 11.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. (public holidays excluded). Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha features Japanese Gardens and a Freedom Wall monument; The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is also located on the grounds.

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The Botanic Gardens have a fully licensed restaurant and cafe - Botanical - with a capacity of 150 people. Dining is a breath of fresh air in a relaxing and tranquil setting in the midst of the beautiful gardens. Modern Australian cuisine is served in the main restaurant with light snacks, devonshire teas and ice creams available from the cafeteria.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Cafe
    Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Guide
    Guide
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Walking
    Walking

Open Times

Open 0800 to 1700 daily.

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome throughout the Gardens, but close supervision is recommended near the lagoons and other water features. Close supervision is also requested in the Bonsai House.

Disabled:
Disabled parking is available and access for the frail or disabled is possible to most areas. The Brisbane Mobility Map, available from the Administration Building, gives detailed access information. On weekdays from 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m., vehicles are permitted to drive through the Gardens. Disabled toilets are located in the Administration Building and in other locations throughout the Gardens.

Entity Facilities

The Botanic Gardens have a fully licensed restaurant and cafe with the dining capacity of 150 people at any time. Dining is a breath of fresh air in a relaxing and tranquil setting in the midst of the beautiful Botanical Gardens. Modern Australian cuisine is served in the main restaurant with light snacks, devonshire teas and ice creams available from the cafeteria.

General Comments

No bikes, scooters, or roller blades are permitted within the Gardens. To protect the plant collections, barbecues and ball games are also prohibited.

How To Get There

By public and private transportation. The Gardens are located seven kilometres from the Central Business District in the suburb of Toowong. Follow signs from the City for Toowong and then road signs indicating the Botanic Gardens and Planetarium.


Free Entry


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