Enjoy an afternoon in Brisbane's premier public park. City Botanic Gardens offers 20 hectares (49 acres) of rare and unusual plant life, including cycads, Queensland nut trees, and jacarandas. Tour Bamboo Grove, stand over ornamental ponds, and view the "Jemmy Morrill and the Brolgas" sculpture. The Riverstage hosts numerous events throughout the year, so check the schedule before you come. Weekdays generally provide much more solitude than weekends do. To visit City Botanic Gardens on your trip to Brisbane, use our Brisbane trip builder tool .
City Botanic Gardens Reviews
Brisbane is very lucky to have such a charming garden right next to the CBD and the Brisbane River. We enjoyed walking through the shady paths and seeing the tree sitting ibis and nesting curlews. At ... more »
The Botanic Gardens are lovely, and one of the walks takes you to the QUT campus where you can walk across to the south of the river. Beautiful gardens and plants, and intrigued to find that all Jacar... more »
Some beautiful old trees. Would love to climb them. But cant. Had some little market stalls there. Wad good to pick up a cold drink n something to snack on. Was a wedding going on while there and thought i was a beautiful back drop for such an event. Beautiful flowers in bloom too. Lots of space to have a game of backyard cricket etc. Loads of shade to just chill n relax.
Absolutely fantastic place! Such a nice spot to relax and have a picnic. I always love visiting the markets there on a Sunday and looking at the flowers. Ive done a few photoshoots there too and will be doing our engagement shoot this weekend in the gardens. Just a great spot!
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