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Cairns Botanical Gardens

1 Collins Ave, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3398
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Tropical Gardens
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1 Collins Ave, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 3398
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank kisumu-95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
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
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
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Loved this place! I don't come from a tropical climate so coming here and seeing some of my houseplants growing outside an extra treat. The highlight was the Flecker Gardens, I would have to say this is the most beautiful maintained botanical garden I have...More

Thank Jessica_nz2
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

What a find.Plants you have never seen before.Beautiful.Take a picnic and just relax.Great to keep kids busy.

Thank Grant B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We go for a walk every morning around the gardens, the place is a wonderland of plants and assorted birds, etc. There's so much to see all sorts of different environments. There's two lakes, a bamboo walk, tropical forest and so much more. I think...More

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The local bus service runs from the city centre in Cairns to the Botanical Gardens. Pick up a map from the information centre before setting out on your walk. Beautiful tropical gardens with sweeping lawns, plenty of places to sit and relax. The conservatory has...More

Thank barbara v
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I walked from my hotel near the esplanade and caught the bus back. Nice cafe and visitor centre. Lovely walks and an overwhelming number of tropical plants. The orchid conservatory that also houses butterflies was a highlight

Thank paulori
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