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Cairns Botanical Gardens

1 Collins Ave, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3398
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Tropical Gardens
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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1 Collins Ave, Queensland 4870, Australia
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"tropical plants"
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"rainforest boardwalk"
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"cairns city centre"
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"centenary lakes"
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"the local bus service"
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"great boardwalk"
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"art galleries"
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"different sections"
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"visiting cairns"
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"collins ave"
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"beautiful walk"
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"self guided"
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"picnic lunch"
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"information centre"
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"few hours"
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"gift shop"
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"orchid house"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled from Cairns City centre on the 131 bus. It cost 5.60 AusD. There is no charge to go into the gardens, but there are donation boxes. The gardens are on both sides of Collins Ave. On one side is a visitor centre, two...More

Thank Lindagreenacre
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

We had just a day in Cairns between Uluru and the Whitsundays and,not wanting to go on a big tour, found good reviews of these gardens. They were wonderful. Beautiful and interesting plants in the Frecker Garden with a useful trail map to point out...More

1  Thank Susan R
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The Cairns Botanical Garden’s is a fabulous place to stroll around especially if you love tropical gardens. The gardens are divided into different sections with numerous walking tracks to explore . Entrance is free & easily accessible by car or bus. There are tours available...More

2  Thank Ellemay
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Intersesting plants. Includes Tank art galleries...cafe...gift shop. A great day

2  Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We walked around here for a few hours during our stay in Cairns. Beautiful gardens, well maintained. Nice large butterflies and flowers. On the other side off the street there’s a path through a rainforest. We saw some really large spiders. No entrance fee!

1  Thank ReisDNA
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

very beautiful place a must and no charges free to see, easy to reach by local taxi which is very cheap. gardens

1  Thank kisumu-95
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We wanted to go on a hike and found out that there are tracks at the Gardens. Never been there before where unsure what to expect. Well not only where they gardens beautiful the hiking track(s) - I only did the red track was challenging...More

Thank 05nicole69
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Amazing plants and flowers not found in the southern states. Exceptionally well laid out gardens where you can explore and when you finished have a nice meal or afternoon tea. Not to be missed!

Thank Denise T
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had a fantastic few hours wandering through this beautiful garden. Bill, one of the volunteers, showed us lots of species of trees and scrubs from all over the world. After this we enjoyed a wholesome and tasty lunch in the garden restaurant followed by...More

Thank Ben and Corry B
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

A walk around the botanical gardens is a must when visiting Cairns. There are some great boardwalk paths amongst the trees.

Thank tracey m
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